TAKING THE WATERS by Lemony S Puppet Theatre
Three sisters gather together after many years apart. One of them is dying.
In this complex world, old patterns of behaviour play out, old wounds are re-exposed and ultimately, a new reality where three becomes two must be found.
Created in collaboration with internationally celebrated artist Kyoko Imazu, singer-songwriter Suzannah Espie and Lemony S Puppet Theatre, Taking the Waters is a visually stunning, aching and humorous examination of the absurdity of life and death.
This new work from Lemony S Puppet Theatre combines live performance, sung voice, bunraku puppets and object theatre with stunning and multi-layered shadow scenes.
Writer/director & co-creator– Sarah Kriegler
Co-creator – Jacob Williams
Dramaturg & co-creator – Ben Grant
Set, costume & Duck puppet designer– Yvette Turnbull
Shadow puppetry designer & construction – Kyoko Imazu
Sound designer – Marco Cher-Gibard
Lighting designer – Rachel Burke
Composition/performer & co-creator– Suzannah Espie
Performer – Fiona Macleod
Performer/puppeteer/puppet maker – Tamara Rewse
Producer – Erin Milne (Bureau of Works)
Promotion photography – Sarah Walker