INSPIRED BY A SEASIDE TOWN
Moby Dick makes a big splash in Leeds Hit musical in Leeds
MOBY Dick will take to the waters of the Leeds Liverpool Canal later this year.
The White Whale has been adapted by Leeds-based Slung Low from Herman Melville’s classic novel. The play will be performed on boats and floating platforms with the audience watching from the canalside.
This dark tale of adventure and obsession follows Captain Ahab and his crew on their ill-fated pursuit of a white whale.
The show takes place from September 4 to 14 at Leeds Dock and for tickets call the box office on 0113 224 3801. THE West Yorkshire Playhouse will round off its Alan Bennett season with a musical version of the hit film A Private Function.
Set in the late 1940s, Betty Blue Eyes tells the story of down on his luck chiropodist Gilbert Chilvers who, struggling to make ends meet, tries to make off with a hog destined for a royal banquet. The cast includes Hadyn Oakley, Amy Booth-Steel and Sally Mates and the show will run at the Leeds theatre from June 11 until July 5.
For tickets call the box office on 0113 213 7700 or online at www.wyp.org.uk