Fire and Meat

By Eve Johnstone


Fire and Meat follows Grendel, the monster from the epic poem "Beowulf". As Grendel tends to her dying mother, a bumbling Dane named Unferth finds his way into their cave. The two struggle to understand their place in the world and in each other's lives as the events of "Beowulf" slowly unfold.


Claire Alridge as Grendel

Sawyer Shipman as Unferth

Danny Gray as Georg/Mother/Puppeteer

Lance Woolen as Tolf/Puppeteer

Production Team

Director - Eve Johnstone

Stage Manager - Madison Mondeaux

Puppet/Costume Designer - Danny Gray

Sound Design: Garrett Brown

Lighting Designer - Kevin Young

Costume Assistant - Alanna Archibald

Photos by David Kinder

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