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Moby Dick

Moby Dick the Musical

Not seen in the UK since 1992, saucy cult hit 'Moby Dick! The Musical' is back. Originally produced by Cameron Mackintosh, 'Moby Dick! The Musical' has a book by Robert Longden and music and lyrics by Longden and Hereward Kaye.

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The anarchic and nubile girls of St. Godley's Academy for Young Ladies are in trouble! Money for the school has run out and it's threatened with closure. Determined to save their school from bankruptcy, the resourceful girls, and their unflappable headmistress come up with a plan to keep the school afloat. Using whatever they can find, the girls mount an original production as a fundraiser - a musical version of Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick, featuring their own headmistress in the coveted role of Captain Ahab.

Book by Robert Longden
Amy Anzel in association with Matt Chisling
Andrew Wright
Songs by:
Music and Lyrics by Robert Longden and Hereward Kaye
Tim Deiling
James Nicholson
Anna Kelsey
Andrew Wright
Ryan Walkett
Cast list:
Anton Stephans, Brenda Edwards, Rachel Anne Rayham, Laura Mansell, Aimee Hodnett, Glen Facey, Sam Barrett, Rebekah Lowings, Pérola Congo and Grant McConvey
Other info:
Musical Director: Lee Freeman

The Union Theatre

Union Theatre Arch 23, Old Union Yard Arches 229 Union Street Southwark SE1 0LR
Nearest tube:
Southward, London Bridge

Moby Dick the Musical Customer reviews

Our Moby Dick the Musical Review

This is Moby Dick, but not as you remember it. The 25th Anniversary production of Hereward Kaye and Robert Longden’s musical flop Moby Dick! The Musical has arrived at the Union Theatre and bares almost no resemblance to the novel I was lovingly read as a child. But the production’s innuendo-laden artwork and the musical’s risqué reputation had already prepared me for the fact that this was... Read more

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