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Video: Sylvia Hernandez DiStasi & David Catlin on MOBY DICK at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

Watch as Sylvia Hernandez DiStasi, the Acrobatic Coordinator of Moby Dick, discusses her approach to circus arts - and David Catlin, the Director and Adaptor of Moby Dick discusses how aerial acrobatics can add depth to creative storytelling.
Review: MOBY DICK at Loretto-Hilton Center

The Rep’s Moby Dick isn’t just a cleverly staged reinvention of a stodgy classic, it’s an emotionally driven theatrical voyage that challenges, engrosses and captivates audiences. This is breathtaking and jaw dropping theater.
VIDEO: Moby Dick - A Theatrical Aerial Adventure Like Never Before

Watch an all new trailer for Moby Dick, which comes to The Rep February 6-25. The Repertory Theater of St. Louis (The Rep) presents the captivating timeless classic, Moby Dick at the Loretto-Hilton Center on the Campus of Webster University.  Moby Dick is based on the book of the same name by Herman Melville and adapted and directed by Lookingglass Theater Company founding ensemble member and former Artistic Director David Catlin. 
MOBY DICK Comes to The Rep in February

 The Repertory Theater of St. Louis (The Rep) presents the captivating timeless classic, Moby Dick this February 6-25, 2024 at the Loretto-Hilton Center on the Campus of Webster University. 
Casting Complete for Lookingglass Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces complete casting for its 2017 2018 Season lineup.
Casting Complete for Lookingglass Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces complete casting for its 2017 2018 Season lineup.
Photo Flash: Lookingglass Theatre Company's Award-Winning Production of MOBY DICK

Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 29th Season with its award-winning production of Moby Dick, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Herman Melville, in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Moby Dick runs June 7 - September 3, 2017 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Lookingglass Theatre to Offer Daily MOBY DICK Ticket Lottery

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces a partnership with TodayTix-the free mobile app that provides on-demand access to theater tickets-to offer exclusive $25 Lottery tickets to the return of its award-winning production of Moby Dick.
Lookingglass Theatre presents the Return of MOBY DICK

Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 29th Season with its award-winning production of Moby Dick, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Herman Melville, in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Moby Dick runs June 7 - September 3, 2017 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Lookingglass Theatre Company presents Award-Winning Production of MOBY DICK

Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its Season with its award-winning production of Moby Dick, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Herman Melville, in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Moby Dick runs June 7 - September 3, 2017 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. 
BWW Review: Thrilling Production of MOBY DICK Swims into South Coast Repertory

Hands down, this incredibly absorbing stage adaptation of MOBY DICK is one of the most stunning and enthralling pieces of theater I have had the privilege of experiencing from a Southern California stage. Continuing through February 19 at Orange County's Tony Award-winning regional theater in Costa Mesa, this highly creative and mesmerizing play---adapted and directed by David Catlin---is a production from Chicago's highly regarded Lookingglass Theatre Company, who also produced similar successful runs of this adaptation at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta and the Arena Stage in Washington D.C.
South Coast Repertory Sails Into New Year With Stunning Adaptation of MOBY DICK

Whether you enjoyed or avoided Moby Dick in high school, Lookingglass Theatre Company's acclaimed stage adaptation will take your breath away. The production, with its bold use of acrobatics and physical daring, ushers in the New Year on South Coast Repertory's Segerstrom Stage, Jan. 20-Feb. 19. Tickets are now available at www.scr.org.
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 12/9 - MOBY DICK in Baltimore, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG in LA and More

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago, and PYGMALION in Orlando, just to name a few.
BWW Review: MOBY DICK at Arena Stage - Take a Dip Into the Ocean for An Adventure to Remember

Herman Melville's classic noved written in 1851 is transformed into an astonishing production.
STAGE TUBE: MOBY DICK Cast, Audience Take on the Mannequin Challenge at Arena Stage

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!
Photo Flash: MOBY DICK Makes a Splash on Opening Night at Arena Stage

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. Straight from its acclaimed 2015 debut at Lookingglass Theatre Company, the production fuses innovative staging with aerial storytelling. Based on the book by Herman Melville, Moby Dick is a co-production with the Alliance Theatre and South Coast Repertory and runs now through December 24, 2016 in the Kreeger Theater. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below!
Full Company to Set Sail in Lookingglass Theatre Company's MOBY DICK at Arena Stage

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.
BWW Interview: Christopher Donahue Takes to the Seas and the Stage in Arena Stage's MOBY DICK

For actor Christopher Donahue, there's something quite sympathetic in the tortured sea captain who's obsessed with capturing the colossal whale.
Photo Flash: First Look at Lookingglass's MOBY DICK, Coming to Alliance Theatre

The Alliance Theatre presents Moby Dick, a new aerial and acrobatic take on the Herman Melville novel by the Tony Award-winning Lookingglass Theatre Company.  The Chicago-based Lookingglass Theatre last presented on the Alliance Stage in 2010 with their imaginative production, Lookingglass Alice. Moby Dick is adapted and directed by David Catlin and will run on the Alliance Stage October 12 - 30, 2016. Opening night is Today, October 19, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Alliance Theatre Presents MOBY DICK by Lookingglass Theatre

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to present Moby Dick, a new aerial and acrobatic take on the Herman Melville novel by the Tony Award-winning Lookingglass Theatre Company.  The Chicago-based Lookingglass Theatre last presented on the Alliance Stage in 2010 with their imaginative production, Lookingglass Alice.  Moby Dick is adapted and directed by David Catlinand will run on the Alliance Stage October 12 - 30, 2016.  Opening night is Today, October 19, 2016.

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