Arts on Site to organize the NYC premiere of SHARK!
Arts On Site NYC is set to present the live, in-person premiere of SHARK in New York! The show is designed and performed by John Fisher and directed by Jerry Metzker and John Fisher. It features lighting design by Jonathan Belcher and staging by Stephanie Niemann. The production runs for just two performances on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 2 and 4 p.m. EST.
The show will take place at Arts On Site NYC, 12 St. Mark’s Place in New York City. Tickets can be found here. For COVID safety reasons, proof of vaccination will be required for admission and masks must be worn throughout the show.
Jack embarks on a small boat to discover the magical Farallon Islands, all by himself. Armed with a tuna sandwich, Kahlua Crunch trail mix, and plenty of nonsensical ideas about his navigational skills, Jack is on a collision course with some very sharp teeth. A wonderful adventure turns into a battle with nature’s most vicious carnivore.
“John Fisher (“Jack”), a remarkable storyteller, captivates us with his intensity and charm. Angler shark! ends with a shocking twist, as it plumbs the depths to explore the character’s audacity. Join him on a thrilling and dangerous adventure!” Patricia L. Morin, Theatrius
John Fisher (Playwright/Co-Director/Actor) recently completed an eight-month run of his show A History of World War II at the Marsh in San Francisco, having played two successful runs of the show in Manhattan (United Solo Festival/Theatre Row – Best Actor Award – and Pangea) and another in Los Angeles (The Broadwater.) He is a two-time winner of the Will Glickman Playwright Award, as well as a recipient of the GLAAD Media Award, Theater Bay Area Award, two Cable Car Awards, Bay Guardian Goldie Award, BackStage West Garland Award and seven Critics’ Circle Awards. His plays include Action Hero, Shakespeare Goes to War, To Sleep and Dream, Combat! and Medea, the musical. They were played in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco and Berkeley.
He recently appeared as Russ/Dan in the Character Physics production of Bruce Norris‘s Clybourne Park (Nominated Best Performer, Broadway World 2021.) Previous COVID-19 solo performances include Murder in Hawaii, Shark!, Doodler, A Tourist in London, Johnson, Modjeska, A Death in the Family, The Drinker, Randy!, Marie’s Crisis, Insane Director!, The Battle of Kursk, Seduction, Broke and Outta Work, Jenny, The Farm, The Swimmer and Bulge! JOHN CREATED SIXTY-TWO ORIGINAL PERFORMANCES, SHELTER-IN-PLACE, SOLO, ONE FOR EACH WEEK OF THE PANDEMIC. He won a citation from the 2021 Bay Area Critics’ Circle Awards committee for his Essential Services Projects – COVID Solo Shows. Recently, John completed a residency at the LGBTQ Center, NYC, during which he created and performed six new works, and performed his A History of the Civil War live in Pangea, NYC. www.JohnFisher.biz.