Chasing the New White Whale

November 24 - December 09, 2018


Ellen Stewart Theatre | 66 E 4th Street; 2nd Floor

Thursday to Saturday at 7PM; Sunday at 3PM

$25 Adult Tickets; $20 Students/Seniors; $10 Tickets (+1 Facility Fee)

Run Time: 1 Hour & 45 Minutes

Written by Mike Gorman
Directed by Arthur Adair

Chasing the New White Whale reimagines Ahab’s final thrilling Chase in Moby Dick, and in a grand spectacle, will turn the Ellen Stewart Theater into an ancient whaling ship.  Featuring a mythical chorus of ghostly whale hunters and modern day commercial fishermen inspired by Ahab's stowaway crew—"Fedallah and the Phantoms"—this exciting new work explores the current National opioid crisis through the unique lens of the commercial fishing industry."

Creative Team

Lighting Design by Chris Akerlind
Costume Design by Sarah Boyden
Set Design by Donald Eastman
Sound Design by Tim Schellenbaum

About the Artists

Mike Gorman is the newly appointed Playwright in Residence for La MaMa’s 57th Season and Director of The Forty Hour Club, a resident company of La MaMa.
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