Due to the current lockdown, The Mermaid has been postponed to the 28th of July – 1st of August.
Wednesday 28 July / 1pm & 7.30pm
Thursday 29th July / 5pm & 7.30pm
Friday 30th July / 5pm & 7.30pm
Saturday 31st July / 1pm, 4pm, 7.30pm
Sunday 1st August / 1pm, 4pm, 7pm
We will be prioritising existing bookings. If you have booked, you will hear from us. If you haven’t, we’ll let you know the situation ASAP.
A manifesto for finding your voice and the power that comes with using it.
… she joined the chorus of the sea-doomed and sung the song that only sirens do, thrashing her tail and howling for herself.
The Mermaid is a reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid, created by an award-winning intergenerational team of teenage and adult theatre makers. Their re-telling traces the journey of a fifteen year old mermaid and her transformation, obsession, sacrifice, self-destruction and self-actualisation. A tragicomedy with a teenage chorus that has a screaming vision for a hopeful tomorrow.
“Fumi’s direction is focused on flowing, highly disciplined choreographed
physicality powering the work” – The Barefoot Review ★★★★1/2
This production is a part of the VCE playlist in 2021
Director: Cassandra Fumi
Artistic Associate: Tennessee Mynott-Rudland
Devised with and performed by: Allegra Di Lallo, An Dang, Theo Boltman, Casper Plum, Flora Feldman, Marshall Morgan, Asha Randall-Sheppard, Ella Simons and Frankie Willcox.
Set and Costume Designer: Dann Barber
Set and Costume Secondment: Savanna Wegman
Lighting Designer: Rachel Burke
Composer: Christopher Bolton
Sound Design: Bee Montagner with Ivy Luo
Assistant Director: Tove Due
Dramaturgy: Vidya Rajan
Performance Text: Izzy Roberts-Orr
Images by Casper Plum