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Heggie

Moby Dick

“I Leave A White And Turbid Wake”

Festival Theatre

27 Aug - 03 Sep 2011
Season Closed

An Australian premiere- Moby Dick by Jake Heggie was eagerly anticipated by Australian audiences.
A rendition of the famous novel of the same name by Herman Melville, first published in 1851.
Moby Dick takes audiences on a journey of discovery.

REVIEWS

James Egglestone’s lyric tenor line was the focus of his portrayal of Greenhorn, the sailor wanting ‘to escape the dark November in [his] sale’ and the sole survivor in the story. The emotion he was able to project with his singing was a welcome poetic contrast

Australian Stage Daniela Kaleva

Conductor
Timothy Sexton
Director
Leonard Foglia
Set Design
Robert Brill
Costume Design
Jane Greenwood
Projection Design
Elaine McCarthy
Lighting Designer
Donald Holder
Choreographer
Keturah Stickann
Assistant Director
Keturah Stickann

Captain Ahab
Jay Hunter Morris
Starbuck
Grant Doyle
Greenhorn
James Egglestone
Queequeg
Jonathan Lemalu
Stubb
Byron Watson
Flask
Adam Goodburn
Pip
Lorina Gore
Captain Gardiner
Douglas McNicol
Daggoo
Andrew Turner
Tashtego
Douglas McRae
with

State Opera Chorus
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Helpmann Award
Best Direction of an Opera- Leonard Foglia
Helpmann Award
Best male Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera- Grant Doyle
Helpmann Award
Best Opera
Helpmann Nomination
Best Female Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera- Lorina Gore
Helpmann Nomination
Best Male Performer in an Opera- Jay Hunter Morris
Helpmann Nomination
Best Music Direction- Timothy Sexton
Helpmann Nomination
Best Original Score- Jake Heggie
Helpmann Nomination
Best Scenic Design- Robert Brill