CATERPILLAR

by Alison Carr

Performed at Theatre503 and the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Summer 2018

Presented by Small Truth Theatre in association with Michelle Barnette Productions and Theatre503

“I expect the plummet, I brace, but no. The wind is now a breeze is now a whisper and I’ve stopped; suspended in the sky...” 

Bayview is the only B&B closed for business on the busiest weekend of the year in this faded seaside town. 

Greasy fish’n’chips, sticks of rock and a pot-bellied Spiderman has just thrown himself off the pier. 

 

The annual ‘Birdman’ competition is in full flight. 

Simon is here to compete and turns up looking for a bed for the night...but everything at Maeve’s beloved B&B is off kilter. Her daughter Claire is here to help or is she just making things worse? 

You see, there’s a fine line between flying and falling.

Caterpillar is a darkly funny, searing and tender drama about when we find ourselves standing on the edge, do we dare to step off?

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