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CAGES
The Matrix Theatre
Los Angeles, CA
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CAGES
CAGES brings to the stage the story an angry and disillusioned psychologist, Dr. Thomas Morri. Given a last chance to redeem himself, Dr. Morri reports to the Administrative Segregation unit where he is assigned to facilitate a therapy group for five mentally ill inmates, each locked in a cage the size of a phone booth.  His interactions with the inmates give rise to unforeseen personal and professional consequences that will change his life.  This poignant exploration of mental illness inside a California state prison  was written by playwright Leonard Manzella's experiences providing mental health treatment to inmates in  a California prison.

Performances: Thursdays*, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sunday Matinees at 4:00 PM

*Please note that Thursday performances beginning June 14, 2012 will feature an alternate cast.


Reviews:

"Cages is a brilliantly acted and truthfully written drama -a cry from the heart of the dark prison world of the mentally ill."-TotalTheater.com

"GO...[Manzella] is less concerned with political statements than he is with the commonality of human passions, within prison walls and without... A solid supporting ensemble invests the gritty dialogue and the inmates' heinous narratives with persuasive life..." - LA Weekly

"Cages is entertaining and well-rounded with a largely capable cast, engaging script, excellent staging, and insightful direction" - LAist.com

"Former psychotherapist Leonard Manzella has created 'a harrowing examination' of the conflicts that arise between prison psychologists and their disturbed patients, said Backstage.com" - The Week

"This intense drama shows a side of psychology that few have ever experienced...This production is highly recommended: - Accessibly Live


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The Matrix Theatre (View)
7657 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
United States

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Arts > Theatre

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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