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Melville's Moby Dick & Puppetry

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Riveting readers for generation after generation, it commands a "stillness of the soul, an awe" (D. H. Lawrence). But Captain Ahab, Ishmael, and the whale have also held legions of performers in their thrall. The latest among them is Chicago's Blair Thomas. The co-founder of Redmoon Theater has been obsessed with the big one that got away for decades, exploring Moby Dick in multiple ways, from large-scale puppetry to intimate one-person shows. Join the principal of Blair Thomas & Company as he takes us on his personal quest for the ultimate interpretation of Herman Melville's classic.

  • Duration
    57 minutes

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