The Nautical Tragedy of
A crude sea shanty side show; this literary mash-up charts misfit mariners on a twisted mission. With music, clowns, bouffon and puppetry, this dark voyage plunges into injustice to expunge what's gettin' our guts.
• Lighting & Makeup Design
• Official Selection of MKE Fringe
"an intimate setting, the up-close and personal approach will allow audiences to admire Rott’s intricate makeup designs and the beautiful costumes of Margaret Schires"
Stephanie Harte, Shepherd Express
"the protagonists gathered here could each be described as monomaniacal; each overcompensates for physical and emotional (or both) impairments by engaging in ruthless quests, in which they lash out at a world that’s done them wrong by trying to subdue it...It also makes sense to yoke Melville with Shakespeare, given that this great American novelist was obsessed with the Bard, whose themes and lines were continually incorporated in Melville novels like “Moby-Dick.”
Mike Fischer, Journal Sentinel