Mark Rylance's Nice Fish Begins St. Ann's Run Tonight

News   Mark Rylance's Nice Fish Begins St. Ann's Run Tonight
St. Ann's Warehouse presents Nice Fish beginning Feb. 14; the production was conceived, written and adapted by multiple Tony winner Mark Rylance and poet Louis Jenkins and features direction by Claire van Kampen.

Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance Photo by Rebecca Reid

The play arrives in Brooklyn following an acclaimed run at The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University last month. The New York premiere will officially open Feb. 21 and runs through March 27. 

The company includes Jenkins and Rylance, along with Jim Lichtscheidl, Bob Davis and Kayli Carter. 

"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 production notes. "A play woven together from the acclaimed prose poems of Louis Jenkins, Nice Fish reflects nature with a wry surreality."

Scenic design is by Todd Rosenthal, with costume design by Ilona Somogyi, lighting design by Japhy Weideman and sound design by Scott Edwards.

For further information and to purchase tickets, visit or call (718) 254-8779. The new St. Ann’s Warehouse is located in Brooklyn Bridge Park at 45 Water St., Brooklyn.

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