Author: Rodolf Sirera
La Caverna deals with the artist’s relationship with the world in which he lives, but above all with theatre as an instrument for reflecting on reality through its reworking. Situated on the borderline between theatrical dialogue and narrative, it incorporates such resources as the memories, fantasy and dreams of the protagonist, a young man from a good family, whose contradictions and indecision will lead him, in 1825, to find himself embarked on an adventure that overwhelms him and to which he is incapable of reacting. La Caverna is the story of an impossible flight – running away from commitment, from the announcement of maturity – but also the manifestation of an initiatory process: that carried out by the Smuggler on the Young Man inside a cave, where he vainly awaits the arrival of a boat that for him, represents freedom. The walls of this cave will be the background for the materialisation of the ghosts that torture him and the memories of the main events that have moulded his character.