An act of terror rocks a small community.
Months later, in a city office, an architect designs a memorial.
As the rain falls on the night of the final presentation, worlds collide when a mother from the affected community arrives in the architect’s office.
LIKE A FISHBONE is like a play that’s like a fishbone that’s like an issue that no one wants to talk about that if you’re not careful… The most dearly held beliefs: faith, hope and reason, become the unwitting casualties of a bitter and intensely personal battle for the right to define how a nation remembers.
In 2014 MKA co-produced the Melbourne premiere of this remarkable work by celebrated, but rarely produced in Australia, UK-based Australian playwright Anthony Weigh. The production was lead by break out director Alice Darling and staged in an abandoned food court in the heart of the soulless, Melbourne Docklands.