Moby Dick! The Musical Presented by The Cuckoo’s Theater Project


CHICAGO — The Cuckoo’s Theater Project will premiere Moby Dick! The Musical on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Heartland Studio in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood.

From the Facebook event:

by Robert Longden and Hereward Kaye
Directed by TCTP Company Member Donald Kolakowski

The girls of St. Godley’s School are in trouble! Money for the school has run out, and the place will have to close. Leave it to these resourceful girls and their unflappable headmistress to come up with a plan to keep the school afloat. Using whatever they can find at hand, the girls mount an original production as a fundraiser: a musical version of Moby Dick, featuring their headmistress in the coveted role of Captain Ahab.

Peter Ruger — Headmistress/Ahab
Allison Ristaino — Ishmael
Alexandra Cross — Esta
Kelsey Skomer — Starbuck
Samie Jo Johnson — Stubb/Gardiner
Ophelia Harkness — Queequeg
Thomas Tong — Dagoo/Elijah/Coffin
Marc James** — Pip/Mapple
Tina-Kim Nguyen — Tashtego/Flask/Mary
Hannah Mary Simpson — Pip/Stubb/Ishmael/Starbuck U/S

Production Team:
Donald Kolakowski* — Director
Anthony Benz — Music Director
Melissa Golden* — Assistant Director
Shannon Melick~ — Set/Props Design
Rocco Renda* — Costume Design
Alex Avery — Lighting Design
Oriana Dentici* — Sound Design/Stage Manager
Amy Skrodzki — Assistant Stage Manager

*TCTP Company Member
**TCTP Artistic Director
~TCTP Staff Member

PREVIEWS: October 27 and 28 at 8pm
OPENING NIGHT: Monday, October 29 at 8pm
REGULAR RUN: October 29 – December 1, 2018
Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 3pm
Additional performances Thursday November 1st at 8pm, Thursday November 29th at 8pm, and Saturday December 1st at 3pm.

Presented at:
The Heartland Studio
7016 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60626

Box Office: 312-882-8201
Arts Access Tickets Available at Each Performance

Note: This show contains lewd humor and is not suitable for audiences under 16.

Tickets are available here.



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