Entries from THE DRESSING tagged with 'Arena Stage'

Moby Dick as Physical Theater

Arena Stage in their Kreeger Theater has opened a visceral interpretation of Herman Melville's 206,052-word novel Moby Dick. On November 25, 2016, the Dresser, sitting in the balcony--probably the best place to experience this exceptional display of stagecraft and circus, partook of Arena's collaborative production with Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company. This what is called physical theater. The acting by Christopher Donahue as the obsessed Captain Ahab and Anthony Fleming III as the primitive but philosophical Queequeg is worth the price of the ticket alone. The Dresser would eagerly return to see another performance to savor Sylvia Hernandez-Distasi's aerial and acrobatic...

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