Financial wizard William Campbell returns to his family home in Central Otago to salvage his golden reputation.
It was there, when William was young, that the Campbells lost their battle to save the family orchard from being flooded in the creation of the Clyde Dam.
Under scrutiny by the Financial Markets Authority, WIlliam is forced to enact an audacious plan to save his marriage, fortune and reputation. But as the family reconvenes to fight for their future, a devasting new light is shone on their past.
Trees Beneath the Lake premierd at the Maidment Theatre, Auckland, on September 6, 2014, producted by the Auckland Theatre Company. It was commissioned by Auckland Theatre Company, Auckland, New Zealand, with the support of ATC Patrons.