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FirstWorks And Brown Arts Institute To Partner With Tony Award-Winning Director And C Photo FirstWorks And Brown Arts Institute To Partner With Tony Award-Winning Director And Choreographer Bill T. Jones
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

FirstWorks, a Providence-based nonprofit dedicated to connecting art with audiences, and Brown Arts Institute at Brown University, a new university-wide research enterprise and catalyst for the arts at Brown, announced their partnership to co-present an artist residency featuring visionary director, choreographer, and dancer Bill T. Jones.

The Shed to Present North American Premiere of Wu Tsang's MOBY DICK; OR, THE WHALE Photo The Shed to Present North American Premiere of Wu Tsang's MOBY DICK; OR, THE WHALE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

The Shed will present MOBY DICK; or, The Whale, a new feature-length silent film by award-winning filmmaker and visual artist Wu Tsang. With original music composed by Caroline Shaw and Andrew Yee with Asma Maroof and conducted by Daniela Candillari, its presentation at The Shed will be performed live by Members of the New York Philharmonic.

WHAT PROBLEM? Comes to the Meany Center Photo WHAT PROBLEM? Comes to the Meany Center
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2022

In What Problem?, Jones, a two-time Tony Award winner (FELA! and Spring Awakening), choreographer, dancer, theater director and writer, invites the public into his creative process for a provocative and thoughtful meditation on the tension between belonging to a community and feelings of isolation in divisive times.

TN Shakespeare Co. Announces Indoor/Outdoor JACK JONES CHILDREN'S LITERACY GALA, Apri Photo TN Shakespeare Co. Announces Indoor/Outdoor JACK JONES CHILDREN'S LITERACY GALA, April 23
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2022

Tennessee Shakespeare Company will host its indoor/outdoor Jack Jones Children's Literacy Gala on Saturday, April 23 at 6:00 pm.

MOBY DICK Audiobook Nominated For 2022 Audie Award Photo MOBY DICK Audiobook Nominated For 2022 Audie Award
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2022

In the world of audiobook publishing, there is no higher honor than the annual Audie Awards. This year, tiny but esteemed audiobook producer, Alison Larkin Presents of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, is competing with the goliath publishers of the audiobook business for the 2022 Audie Award in the Literary Fiction & Classics category.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Among Audie Awards Finalists Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Among Audie Awards Finalists
by Michael Major - Feb 3, 2022

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) have announced finalists for the 2022 Audie Awards. Finalists include Cynthia Erivo for Best Female Narrator and Lin-Manuel Miranda for Best Male Narrator. Leslie Odom Jr., Annie Golden, Telly Leung, and Jason Tam are also featured on audiobooks that made the list. Check out the full list of nominations now!

A Theater In The Dark's Live Virtual Audio Drama A WAR OF THE WORLDS To Return For Th Photo A Theater In The Dark's Live Virtual Audio Drama A WAR OF THE WORLDS To Return For Three Halloween Weekend Performances
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2021

A Theater in the Dark's live virtual audio drama A WAR OF THE WORLDS to return for three Halloween weekend performances, October 29-31

South Street Seaport Museum Announces Monthly Virtual Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music Photo South Street Seaport Museum Announces Monthly Virtual Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music Live Sing-Along
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2021

Broadcast live from the deck of Wavertree, this month's sing-along will include whaling songs and show-related artifacts from the Museum collection in honor of American novelist Herman Melville's birthday.

August 2021 Programming Announced At The South Street Seaport Museum Photo August 2021 Programming Announced At The South Street Seaport Museum
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 5, 2021

South Street Seaport Museum has announced its August schedule, including free tours of the historic tall ship Wavertree and the 1908 lightship Ambrose, free demonstrations by Bowne & Co. letterpress printers, an outdoor exhibition on Pier 16, cruises aboard the 1930 tugboat W.O. Decker, and more.

On Site Opera Joins Little Island's NYC Free Festival With Two Family Friendly Opera  Photo On Site Opera Joins Little Island's NYC Free Festival With Two Family Friendly Opera Experiences
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2021

The company will continue with live performances August 28-September 2 with What Lies Beneath, a partnership with the South Street Seaport Museum on the tall ship Wavertree.

Herman Melville Videos

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For MOBY-DICK at ART! VideoVIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For MOBY-DICK at ART!
by Stage Tube - Dec 3, 2019

Moby-Dick begins previews tonight, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA. It opens Wednesday, December 11, and plays through Sunday, January 12, 2020. Tickets on sale now: online at AmericanRepertoryTheater.org, by phone at 617.547.8300, and in person at the Loeb Drama Center Ticket Services Offices (64 Brattle Street, Cambridge).

VIDEO: Choreographer Chanel DaSilva Discusses the Choreography of MOBY-DICK at A.R.T. VideoVIDEO: Choreographer Chanel DaSilva Discusses the Choreography of MOBY-DICK at A.R.T.
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2019

Moby-Dick is coming soon to American Repertory Theater. Choreographer Chanel DaSilva shares the how the choreography of Moby-Dick comes to life in an all new video.

STAGE TUBE: MOBY DICK Cast, Audience Take on the Mannequin Challenge at Arena Stage
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2016

Set sail on an epic adventure this holiday season with a dramatically reimagined production of Moby Dick. Adaptor and director David Catlin brings his daring new adaptation of the classic seafaring tale to Arena Stage, using bold trapeze and acrobatic work to bring to life Captain Ahab's harrowing quest for the legendary great while whale. The cast and audience at a recent performance took on the viral 'Mannequin Challenge' and passed with flying colors - check it out below!

VIDEO: First Look: Chris Hemsworth Stars in Ron Howard's IN THE HEART OF THE SEA
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 2, 2015

Chris Hemsworth stars in Ron Howard's IN THE HEART OF THE SEA, in theaters December 2015.

VIDEO: Chris Hemsworth Stars in All-New Trailer for IN THE HEART OF THE SEA
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 22, 2014

Oscar winner Ron Howard ('A Beautiful Mind') directs the action adventure 'In the Heart of the Sea,' based on Nathaniel Philbrick's best-selling book about the dramatic true journey of the Essex.

VIDEO: First Look - Chris Hemsworth in Official Trailer for IN THE HEART OF THE SEA
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 16, 2014

Oscar winner Ron Howard (‚ÄúA Beautiful Mind‚ÄĚ) directs the action adventure ‚ÄúIn the Heart of the Sea,‚ÄĚ based on Nathaniel Philbrick's best-selling book about the dramatic true journey of the Essex.


Herman Melville Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Herman Melville written?
Herman Melville has written 3 shows including Billy (Source Material), Moby Dick (Source Material), Moby Dick (Source Material).