And God Created Great Whales


An extraordinary and haunting musical adventure into the psyche of a composer trying to create an opera based on Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. Desperately fighting against a disease eating away at his mind, he is forced to rely on a tape recorder hung around his neck, each day pressing "Play" and hearing yesterday’s instructions to himself. Described by thee New York Timessas "an American loner-eccentric with touches of Bertolt Brecht, Samuel Beckett, and Tom Waits," Rinde Eckert displays his full creative force in this frenzied, funny, romantic and moving play.

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