Literature Live! returns with an online theatrical production of Herman Melville's American classic Moby Dick. This virtual production is adapted by Bay Street Theater Director of Education & Community Outreach, Allen O'Reilly, and directed by Associate Artistic Director, Will Pomerantz. The production will be available for schools beginning Monday, November 16. An in-depth talkback segment featuring the show's creators and cast will also be provided to school groups following performances on dates and times set specifically for their viewing needs.
This 90-minute adaptation is based on the seminal 1851 Herman Melville novel Moby Dick; or, The Whale. Skillfully condensing and theatricalizing Melville's classic tale, the show features a versatile ensemble of actors who portray the book's unforgettable characters, including Ishmael, Queequeg, Starbuck, and Captain Ahab.
The exciting cast features celebrated actor and East End native Harris Yulin; Broadway and stage stars Dan Domingues, Wonza Johnson, Nehal Joshi, John Kroft, and Trent Saunders; and Bay Street's Director of Education, Allen O'Reilly. The production is directed by Bay Street Theater's Associate Artistic Director Will Pomerantz, and features special video affects and editing by Mike Billings, an original score by Michael Holland, and costume design by Meghan O'Beirne.
"Moby Dick" is proudly presented by Century Arts Foundation, Bridgehampton Association, Andrew Sabin Family Foundation, Magda & Edward Bleier-The Dana Foundation, Fridolin Charitable Trust, The Graham Family Charitable Foundation, Irvin Stern Foundation, and the Town of Southampton.