Written & performed by Lily Fish. Directed by Andrew Gray. La Mama Theatre, Carlton VIC. 9 – 19 June 2016.
Lily Fish is a marvel - a protean, highly physical performer. She tells tales illustrated by the tiniest but clearest gestures, her hands like minimal puppets. With her buzz cut hair, she brings to mind Falconetti in Dreyer’s The Passion of Joan of Arc, but then, with her mobile face, she becomes a rather blundering Old Testament God at the dawn of creation. Then she’s God’s ‘mistake’, Lilith, made like Adam from the primeval mud. Later, in total contrast, an unhappy romantic wondering why love has failed. Then she jumps o