Produced in 2019 by Primal Theater (U.K.)

(Monologue) Thumper the pet rabbit describes their habit for the audience.
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  • Glen Dickson:
    14 May. 2020
    Caged is a sharply crafted piece. Very apt under these surreal lock down conditions as we all come to terms with our own house arrest.
    Dark and surprisingly comic. A perfect monologue to entertain and disturb. Loved it.
  • Cheryl Bear:
    2 Jul. 2019
    How we treat our animals should disturb us but it doesn't seem to. Empathy comes from understanding and O'Grady brilliantly succeeds at that once again.
  • Emily Hageman:
    25 Jun. 2019
    A striking, surprisingly dark piece. It's funny until it isn't any more--and then, it's downright frightening. O'Grady does a marvelous thing in helping us to feel empathy for a living creature that isn't human, but is still alive--and trapped. And then, you start thinking about the cages we lock ourselves in--addiction, bad relationships, etc--and you think about how you can tell yourself "it's not so bad, it's okay, I get by, it's fine." This is a deeply layered, wonderfully written piece from a deeply layered and wonderful playwright. Read O'Grady NOW.

Character Information

  • Thumper
    A seven-year-old domestic rabbit.

Production History

  • Professional
    Primal Theatre (London, UK)