Moby-Dick Rehearsed

The NHA and Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN) are pleased to present the one-act play “Moby Dick Rehearsed.” Written by Orson Welles in 1950, this play within a play is both a celebration of the stage and a testimony of the enduring legacy of Herman Melville’s masterpiece of American literature.




Young Actor & Ishmael – Vince Veilleux

Goddess of Light & Sound – Jenny Ahlborn

Stage Manager & Voice of the Rachel – Susan Burns & Susan McGinnis

Young Actress & Pip – Sophia Reis

Elijah & Stubb – Jack Bulger

Serious Actor & Starbuck – Adam Sodofsky

The Owner Peleg & Sailor – Scott Corry

Father Mapple & Sailor – John Devaney

Chanty Leader & Queequeg – Andre Sang Quackenbush & Jeff Ross

Masthead – George Vasvatekis

Thunder Goddess – Morgan Jones

Governor & Ahab – John Shea

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