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February 09, 2016

AND GOD CREATED GREAT WHALES at PlayMakers Repertory Company

posted by PlayMakersRep


7:30 PM
Wednesday, January 9
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Thursday, January 10
7:30 PM
Friday, January 11
7:30 PM
Saturday, January 12
2:00 PM
Sunday, January 13
7:30 PM
Sunday, January 13


Center for Dramatic Art at UNC, 250 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514


A haunting musical adventure into the psyche of a composer trying to create an opera based on the classic novel Moby Dick. Desperately fighting a degenerative disease eating away at his mind, each day the artist must rely on a tape recorder hung around his neck and a muse born of his imagination to instruct him on his work. Grammy Award-winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Rinde Eckert displays his full creative force in this frenzied, funny and moving play.


“Every element of Eckert’s play is masterly – his performance…poignant, his music varied and lovely, his dancing divine, his musings profound.” - The New Yorker


“Dazzling” - Los Angeles Times


[Eckert is] “an American loner – eccentric with touches of Bertolt Brecht, Samuel Beckett and Tom Waits” - The New York Times


$15.00 - $55.00
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