Composer Dave Malloy will carry out the function of writer Herman Melville in upcoming staged excerpts of his new musical adaptation of Melville’s traditional novel, Moby Dick. Slated to have its world premiere later this 12 months on the American Repertory Theater, Moby-Dick re-imagines for a 21st-century America Melville’s 19th-century story of the hunt for an iconic whale.
Excerpts from the brand new musical, directed by Tony winner Rachel Chavkin, shall be introduced July 26 and 27 on the American Museum of Pure Historical past within the Milstein Corridor of Ocean Life. The July 26 efficiency shall be adopted by a Q&A with the solid and artistic staff. Click on right here for tickets.
Becoming a member of Malloy shall be Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde) as Ahab, Nick Choksi (Natasha, Pierre & The Nice Comet of 1812) as Ishmael, Starr Busby (Octet) as Starbuck, Kalyn West (The Promenade) as Stubb, Anna Ishida (Henry VI: Elements 1 & 2 ) as Flask, Andrew Cristi (Pasek and Paul’s A Christmas Story) as Queequeg, Matt Kizer (The River Bridge) as Tashtego, J.D. Mollison (Octet) as Daggoo, Ashkon Davaran (Skittles Industrial: The Musical) as Pip, and Daybreak L. Troupe (Brothers ParaNormal) as Mapple.
Or Matias serves as music director and leads an ensemble of musicians, that includes Malloy (piano), Jamie Mohamdein (bass), Hiroyuki Matsura (drums), Alon Bisk (cello), Pinky Weitzman (viola), Curtis Hasselbring (trombone), and Paul Jones (saxophone/flute).
The A.R.T.’s world premiere manufacturing of Moby-Dick will start in December 2019, on the Loeb Drama Heart in Cambridge, Massachusetts.