Cait Robinson presents Katharine Sherman’s KATES, a new fairy tale which will have its world premiere as part of the 14th annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival, June 2nd – 10th, 2017
Directed by Cait Robinson
Written by Katharine Sherman
Choreography by Carolyn Guido Clifford
Sound Design by Dan Dorff
Show Art by Gordon Stillman
Costume Crafts by Ruth Wartman
Cast: Ernaisja Curry, Candice Handy, Tatum Hunter, Taha Mandviwala, Bari Robinson & Kelsie Rae Slaugh
1201 Main St. Cincinnati OH
- Friday, June 2nd, 6:30 PM
- Saturday, June 3rd, 9:00 PM
- Tuesday, June 6th, 7:00 PM
- Thursday, June 8th, 7:00 PM
- Saturday, June 10th, at 2:45 PM
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KATES is a new play that reimagines a fairy tale from the Orkney Islands in a surf rock dreamscape. Two stepsisters strike out on their own after one of them is bewitched with the head of a sheep by her jealous stepmother. On their way, they encounter fairy dances, enchantments, sick princes, and pirate queens. Lyrical, whimsical, and strange, this play is an exploration of identity and sisterhood.
About the Artists
Cait Robinson is a freelance director and the resident assistant director at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Most recently, she directed Proclamation Project (American Repertory Theater), Winesburg, Ohio and Carrie (Stoneham Theatre), The Singularity (Science Fiction Theatre Company, featured in American Theatre online), Gideon’s Knot (Dramatic Repertory Company), and The Maids and 4.48 Psychosis (Portland Stage Company Studio Series). Favorite assistant directing credits: Jitney and Little Shop of Horrors (Cincinnati Playhouse) and Some Brighter Distance (City Theatre, Pittsburgh). She is a proud member of SDC and alumna of the Celebration Barn Theater’s devising intensive, Directors Lab West, and Bowdoin College. Up next: Lincoln Center Directors Lab and directing Pinocchio for Cincinnati Playhouse.
Katharine Sherman is a Minneapolis-based playwright whose work has been produced by the Cutting Ball Theater in San Francisco, the Red Eye Theater in Minneapolis, and by a company she co-founded, Collective Unconscious Performance. Her next play is an adaptation of Leo Lionni’s SWIMMY, for very young audiences, for Stages Theater Company in Minnesota in August. BA: Bowdoin College. MFA: University of Iowa.