Puppetry and masks feature in witty storytelling
Indian Ink, the theatre company known for its use of masks, has a production at Q Theatre later this month.
The makers of Krishnan’s Diary and Guru of Chai are bringing their wit and storytelling skills back to Auckland.
Kiss the Fish is written by Jacob Rajan and Justin Lewis and is at Q for just two performances on August 29 and 30 at 7.30pm.
The story follows Sidu, who lives in a tropical paradise but can’t wait to be free.
In the city he could have been the next Freddie Mercury.
A new resort promises lifechanging riches and every village miser, entrepreneur, bride and priest is jostling for their slice of the dream.
The great pretender finds himself torn between what’s best for the future with what’s right for now.
The play has already toured the country to excellent reviews.
Jacob Rajan is joined on stage by Nisha Madhan, Julia Croft, James Roque and musician David Ward.
Under the direction of Justin Lewis the players use puppetry and Balinese comic mask to present this story which was inspired by true events.
has two double passes to the August 30 show to give away. To go in the draw, email your name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org before August 22 with ‘Kiss the Fish giveaway’ in the subject line. Star performer: Jacob Rajan is back in Auckland to perform Kiss the Fish.
On stage: the Fish is at Q Theatre for two shows later this month. The Auckland City Harbour News