Commissioned by Queen’s Hall Arts, Hexham.
Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 November 7.30pm
[Please note seating for this event is unreserved seating]
A true story performed by real-life mother and daughter, Cheryl & Abigail Byron.
At the end of Open Clasp's award-winning drama Key Change, four women walk towards the prison gates. The sun is shining, their families are waiting. don’t forget the birds is the true story of what happened next for one of the original collaborators on Key Change, now released and working with Open Clasp Theatre Company. This first-hand account tells how prison took a mother from a daughter and their heart lifting journey to find each other again.
don’t forget the birds is a continuation of Queen’ Hall Art’s collaboration with Open Clasp. Key Change won the prestigious Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award and a New York Times Critics’ Pick.
‘Exquisite…singing with everyday poetry’ ***** The Guardian on Key Change
Commission by Queen's Hall Arts, Artistic Director Katy Taylor says... ‘Queen’s Hall Arts is delighted to be working in partnership with Open Clasp to bring this important and ground-breaking project to fruition. don’t forget the birds’ is a brilliant example of theatre shining a light on real peoples lives and supporting women in bringing their own stories to a wider audience.’