Nice Fish, Having Fun Out on an Abstract Lake in Minnesota

Frontmezzjunkies is excited to send out the word that Nice Fish will be transferring to the Harold Pinter Theatre in the West End this November. Take a peek at what I had to say about this play and Mark Rylance when I saw it at St. Ann’s Warehouse in March. The London production will be opening November 16, 2016. (Tickets are available at: https://seatplan.com/london/harold-pinter-theatre/#tab-tickets/ )

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nice-fishNice Fish, Having Fun Out on an Abstract Lake in Minnesota

by Ross

Nice Fish, a charmingly sweet play brought to us by the brilliant and fun mind of Mark Rylance and masterfully simple poetry of Louis Jenkins is coming to us in a beautifully realized production at St. Ann’s Warehouse out in Dumbo, Brooklyn. These two both star in this existential bit of spoken philosophy, although the night we saw it, Raye Birk was playing Jenkins’ part, Wayne, the experienced but luckless fisherman, and he was just plain wonderful.  But Mark Rylance, Oscar winner (Bridge of Spies), and Tony winner (Boeing, Boeing, Jerusalem), was there, inhabiting the part of Ron, the verbally active, but inexperienced one. And what a joy it is to behold these two, and the others that cross their paths in this short 90 min exercise of poetry and abstractionism. It truly is exceptional to watch these…

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