written by Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins
directed by Mark Rylance and Claire van Kampen
See what the critics are saying: Nice Fish is "fanciful," "beautiful" and "laugh-out-loud funny!"
Will you be seeing Nice Fish at the Guthrie? Take this tongue-in-cheek survey from Minnesota Monthly, listen to this feature on Minnesota Public Radio, then come join us!
| DNR Officer
||Mark Rylance and Claire van Kampen
||Mimi Jordan Sherin
|Composer||Claire van Kampen
||Scott W. Edwards|
| Voice and Dialect Coach
|Assistant Stage Manager||Jason Clusman
Mark Rylance recited poems by Louis Jenkins as his acceptance speeches upon being named Best Actor at the Tony Awards
Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for Jerusalem, during the 2011 Tony ceremony
Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for Boeing-Boeing, during the 2008 Tony ceremony
TPT's Almanac: Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins talk with David Gillette
Kare 11: Guthrie's 'Nice Fish' lures big laugh
Kare 11: Sea Change chef Jamie Malone shares her 'Nice Fish' recipe for Arctic Char
Guardian, London: Mark Rylance stars in self-penned play
Star Tribune: A great British actor returns to his roots with "Nice Fish" at the Guthrie
Pioneer Press: Tony winner Mark Rylance floats a new work at the Guthrie
Minnesota Monthly: Will You Be Seeing Nice Fish? Quiz
Duluth News Tribune: Nice Fish brings Duluth poet's writings to Guthrie spotlight
Lake Voice: Duluth Poet Works on "Nice Fish"
MnArtists: "Nice Fish:" An Interview in Three Acts Part 1
MnArtists: Casting "Nice Fish": An Interview in Three Acts Part 2
The New York Times: Mark Rylance Play, Written With a Favorite Poet, Is Coming to Minneapolis Theater
The New York Times: Robery Bly 'By the Book': 'Louis Jenkins up by Duluth is a master of the prose poem.'
The Writers' Block: Nice Fish: Life and Poetry Through a Refracted Lens
New work at the Guthrie Theater is supported, in part, by a grant from the Ford Foundation.