Turn the poutiest of frowns upside down in this musical featuring whimsical puppets and live performers in a sweeping oceanic adventure. When Mr. Fish sets out on a quest to find Miss Clam’s missing pearl, he discovers there is more to him than his permanently plastered pout.
This colorful adaptation of The New York Times bestseller is co-conceived, directed, and designed by the acclaimed puppeteers of AchesonWalsh Studios, whose work was featured in Broadway’s The King And I, On the Town, and Radio City’s New York Spectacular. Writing team includes New Victory LabWorks Residency recipients Christopher Anselmo, Jared Corak, Matt Acheson, and Fergus Walsh.
Approximate Running Time: 50 Minutes
Recommended Grades: PreK-2
Book by Christopher Anselmo, Jared Corak, Matt Acheson, and Fergus J Walsh
Music & Lyrics by Christopher Anselmo, Jared Corak
Orchestrations by Conor Keelan
Direction and Staging by Matt Acheson & Fergus Walsh
Production Design by AchesonWalsh Studios
Music Direction and Arrangements by Jonathan Bauerfeld
Based on the series of books by Deborah Diesen, author, and Dan Hanna, illustrator
Photos: Jeremy Daniel; Cast: Kelly Grago, Leanne Brunn, Emmanuel Elpenord, Mukta Phatak