A Man A Fish ^

SYNOPSIS

Prosper, is a simple fisherman who falls prey to Eddy’s agenda-driven generosity and finds himself in an intractable position, incurring mounting debt.  He is harassed at home by his hysterical wife, Solange and feels his home shrinking around him.  Prosper has to find a way out.

CREATIVE TEAM

Playwright: DM St. Bernard

Dramaturge & Director: Philip Adams

CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS

Actors: Leah Simone Bowen, Jivesh Parasram, Cole Alvis, Omar Hady, Mina James, Tara Lee Reddick, John Allen Maclean,  Nicole Joy-Fraser, Peter Bailey, Johnny Trinh, Matthew Burgess

Persephone Theatre Production Designers: Jeff Chief (costume), Gilles Zolty (sound & composition), Jenna Maren (set), David Granger (lighting)

Persephone Theatre Production Stage Manager: Dustyn Wales

DURATION

90 minutes

CAST

3 m, 1 f

STYLE / FORM

Theatre.  Linear.  Narrative.

HISTORY

  • Premiere production at Persephone Theatre, Saskatoon, October 23-November 3, 2013
  • Developed in residence at Stratford Festival playwright’s retreat
  • Public reading as part of Prismatic Festival, Halifax 2012

INSPIRED BY

http://governance-iwlearn.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Lake-Tanganyika.pdf

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/120528/canada-spending-asian-carp-great-lakes

http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/clad/ccs/cabinet/reports/12_CLORB_Biennial_Report.pdf

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