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CMTF 2020: Moby Dick – A Musical
Feb 13

CMTF 2020: Moby Dick – A Musical

Presented By
Underscore Theatre Company
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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The story of Moby Dick is a headlong race into the jaws of death. Those on land wait, worry and go about their lives while Captain Ahab and the crew of the Pequod sail inexorably toward a tragic fate. Honorable Starbuck, carefree Stubb, practical Flask, heroic Queequeg, mysterious Fedallah and the rest of the crew: all are lost to Ahab’s fanatical obsession as he hurls himself against the will of God and the harsh divinity of nature. From the rowdy hijinks of “The Great Leviathan” to the cheeky high spirits of “Nantucket Girls” to the poignant reverie of Ahab’s “What Price I Paid”, the music weaves a haunting spell around a diverse cast of characters who live and die by the dictates of the sea. Ishmael, alone, lost and adrift on Queequeg’s coffin, survives to tell the  tale and turn, at last, towards the comforts of hearth and family.

Theatre Week Performances:

Thursday, February 13 – 8:00PM

Tuesday, February 18 – 8:00PM
Saturday, February 22 – 7:30PM

Or visit the box office in-person at The Edge Theater
Use promo code: CTW20

To view other Chicago Theatre Week offers, click here.

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