Inspired by Melville’s Moby Dick, Juli Crockett’s [or, the whale] is a poetic meditation on loss and longing; a song of finding and forgetting; and, a theatrical reflection upon humankind’s ongoing quest for wholeness.
A chorus of Captain Ahabs form a mad crew who set out in search for Ahab’s missing leg – which is lost somewhere in the impossible vastness of the sea. As they venture forth, however, they gradually begin to remember the fate that befell Ahab’s original crew.
A blend of the whimsical and the profound make this unabashedly experimental play an unusual and entrancing theatrical experience for all.
imaginary beasts is especially pleased to be collaborating with Kangaroo Rat Music (www.kangarooratmusic.com
), popular Provincetown buskers, for this unusual and imaginative production. The ensemble also enthusiastically welcomes Boston-area sculptor, Lillian P.H. (www.lillianphk.com
), aboard the production as set designer.