[Moby Dick—Rehearsed] Moby Dick in Pictures, by Matt Kish
Moby Dick in Pictures, by Matt Kish

Bard Theater and Performance Program Presents

Moby Dick—Rehearsed

By Orson Welles

October 24, 25, 26 and 27 at 7 pm
October 26 at 2 pm
$15; free for Bard community. Reservations required.

directed by Jonathan Rosenberg
designed by Zane Pihlstrom
lights by Bruce Steinberg
video by Joshua Thorson

music/sound by Antonin Fajt '14 and Math Norman '14
music for church hymn and sailor songs by Ben Hopkins '14

Moby Dick—Rehearsed is a 1955 play by Orson Welles in which a company of actors gathers in a rehearsal room to work on an adaptation of the Herman Melville novel. In Welles’s dramatic experiment the rehearsal is the performance, and a door is opened on the act of theatrical creation.

Salome Dewell '16, Ishmael/Ensemble
Paul Weintrob '14, Ahab/Ensemble
Harry Beer '14, Starbuck/Ensemble
Sebastian Gutierrez '14, Stubb/Ensemble
Antonio Irizarry '14, Flask/Ensemble
Eleanor Robb '16, Pip/Ensemble
Kate Edery '14, Peleg/Daggoo/voice of Rachel/Ensemble
Dimitri Cacouris '14, Father Mapple/Tashtego/voice of Bachelor/Ensemble
Ben Hopkins '14, Elijah/Queequeg/Carpenter/Ensemble

Running time for this performance is approximately two hours and 10 minutes, with one 15-minute intermission.