Casting Announced for Mark Rylance's Nice Fish, Arriving at A.R.T. Next Month

News   Casting Announced for Mark Rylance's Nice Fish, Arriving at A.R.T. Next Month
Beginning Jan. 17, 2016, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University will present Nice Fish, conceived, written and adapted by Mark Rylance and poet Louis Jenkins, featuring multiple Tony winner Rylance and directed by Claire van Kampen.

Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance Photo by Rebecca Reid

The engagement will play through Feb. 7 at the Loeb Drama Center. Nice Fish is also slated to make its Off-Broadway debut at St. Ann's Warehouse Feb. 14-March 13. For more information visit

The company includes Jenkins as Wayne, Jim Lichtscheidl as Eric, Rylance as Ron, Bob Davis as the DNR Officer and Kayli Carter as Flo.

"On a lake in frozen Minnesota, the ice is beginning to creak and groan. It’s the end of the fishing season, and two men are out on the ice one last time, angling for answers to life’s larger questions," state A.R.T production notes. "A play woven together from the acclaimed prose poems of Louis Jenkins, Nice Fish reflects nature with a wry surreality."

The production will feature scenic design by Todd Rosenthal, costume design by Ilona Somogyi, lighting design by Japhy Weideman and sound design by Scott Edwards.

For further information and to purchase tickets, visit

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