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A Kettle of Fish
September 24, 2018 - October 13, 2018
Designed by Ingrid Hu
Directed by Caitlin McLeod
A KETTLE OF FISH
She’s on a plane. She’s 30,000 feet in the air. And on the ground, back home, an emergency is unfolding.
Kettle of Fish
Lisa is on her way to a new country for her work. She has spent months learning. She’s read the books, she’s watched the YouTube videos. She knows this business.
But something has happened thousands of feet below, hundreds of miles away. A disaster. A tragedy. Something that prompts her to question what is more important to her; where she has come from? Or where she is going?
As reality warps around her, Lisa is forced to make a decision in the sky.
From Brad Birch, writer of the ★★★★ Tremor and The Brink, and returning director Caitlin McLeod (★★★★ Brenda, 2015), comes the premiere of an otherworldly one-woman show that asks whether we have any control over anything at all.
Caitlin McLeod is an Artistic Associate with HighTide Theatre Company and was one of the original Old Vic 12 in 2016. She won a Sky Academy Award Scholarship which she has used to fund her new company The Coterie. Caitlin was TRAINEE DIRECTOR at the Royal Court Theatre from 2011-12.
Caitlin recently directed the Royal Court’s Primetime showcase for young writers and formerly ran the Peckham Young Writers with the Court’s “Theatre Local” program. She has directed the Rose Theatre Kingston’s writer’s program and Caitlin’s production of And I And Silence at the Finborough Theatre was created in association with Clean Break and was performed for ex-inmates before it opened, followed by discussions and talk-backs.