A powerful performance exploring what it's like to lose your grip on reality. This astonishing show is set within a rotating box where the main character perfoms his daily routine, moving effortlessly between bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and office. Trap doors open, hidden objects are revealed, all timed precisely and seemingly defying gravity. Slowly though, this carefully planned routine starts to unravel and we become witness to our main character's battle with time and reality... and a giant fish.
The audience will get a chance to look behind the scene at the end of the performance to get a sense of the set's ingeniosity.
“Once in a while you get to see a production that is so bizarrely good, that you want to recommend it to everyone.” - Volkskrant
Het Houten Huis & Nordland Visual Theater
The Netherlands and Norway
Traverse Theatre, Sunday 28th May - Part of Imaginate Festival
MIX UP REVIEWS:
Daniel (Age 13) - ★★★★
"This was a solid show.
The acting was great and the set was amazing.
The set was very creative and interesting.
It was also very confusing and funny."
Erin (Age 13) - ★★★★ "I loved the dynamic content of this show , showing the truth of some people’s gruelling lives so I personally recommend watching it if you are wanting an eye opening experience."
Jan (Age 11) - ★★★★
"An honestly brilliant set because it spun and hands popped out in random funny moments. The actor, or should I say actors, were hilarious. It was also a bit confusing. His farting poo in the bathtub was the best bit by a fishy mile. The best fish theatre show of the year. If you want to see fish chasing a guy, who turns out to be 2 people, who eats raw chilli peppers for a living then this is the show for you. If you find this review confusing just wait until you see the show. If you're confused then you have been confused by a confusing confusion."
Euan (Age 11) - ★★★★1/2
"What the heck did I just watch?
The set was amazing, it was a room that spun around, and the furniture moved when it spun.
The actors were amazing and super funny. It was very weird, it was more physical acting rather than having lots of dialogue. I loved the bits where hands came out of the furniture and messed the room up. The set was so creative. If you like raw chillis, giant fish and aren't put off by pooing in the bath, then this is the show for you.
I'm still trying to get my head around the show, it was confusing, but in a good way.
The best giant fish production of the decade."
Stewart - ★★★★★
"What an amazing set design in this deliciously bonkers performance. I think adults will really connect with the theme of finding the work/life - fun balance! A chap discovers that there's some strange things going on in his topsy turvy apartment, and his pet fish seems to be part of it. Absolutely wild, an unforgettable show and what a treat to be shown around the stage afterwards. Quirky, funny and very creative."
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