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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Undercoat : A Parafoxical Tale
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'Inspired by Nicolai Gogol’s story The Overcoat, and Teolinda Gersão’s story The Red Fox Fur Coat. In Gersão’s fable, a ‘humble bank clerk’ pays for a gorgeous fur coat in instalments, and finds herself transforming. Wearing the coat at last, she drives away from the city, and makes her first leap as a wild animal ‘into the depths of the forest’.

'But what happens to this creature if her first, joyous leap is thwarted?

'A supernatural tale of encounter with the Australian wilderness, in which the remnant wilderness ‘answers back’ as a provocative chorus of three red foxes.

'Undercoat celebrates the splendid versatility of the earth’s most widespread wild carnivore — and the shape-shifting powers of language at large.'

Source: La Mama.

Production Details

  • Produced at La Mama, 7-18 June 2017.

    Director: Bagryana Popov with Alice Darling.

    Cast: Caroline Lee, Emma Annand, Jean Goodwin and Maude Davey.

    Set and costume design: Emily Collett.

    Sound design: Elissa Goodrich.

    Lighting designer and stage manager: Georgia Rann.

    Project coordinator and assistant stage manager: Kelly Harris.

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