In 1926 shoemaker Ab Solomons drew a doodle on the wage-packet he gave to his wife Celie. Throughout their marriage, right up until 1982, Ab developed his art, drawing a wage-packet picture every week for Celie. These pictures chronicle Ab and Celie’s family life, through ups and downs, with great wit and warmth and with a blistering honesty.
Danny Braverman’s critically-acclaimed, award-winning solo show tells the funny and moving story of how he discovered the lost art of his Great-uncle Ab. Wot? No Fish!! is an extraordinary story about love and art, history and fish balls.
Following success at the Edinburgh Fringe (2013) and a UK tour, Wot? No Fish!! is now also touring internationally, playing Boston ICA last October and touring Australia January-March 2015.
Ab and Celie went on a journey along a road that went uphill both ways – but it was a journey they took together.
Here’s a recent video of audience responses in Geelong, Australia:
24 February, 6.30pm
25-28 February, 7.30pm
1 March, 5.00pm
3 March, 6.30pm
4 -7 March, 7.30pm
5 March, 5.00pm
10 March, 8.00pm
11 March, 1.00pm
12 March, 8.00pm
27, 29 & 30 May, 7.30pm
Matinee: 28 & 30 May, 2.30pm
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