Tuesday 13 March 7.30pm
Tickets: £14.50 / £12.50 (Members / benefit conc) / £7.50 (student)
Follow Ahab, a ship captain hell-bent on capturing the white whale, Moby Dick, a beast as vast and dangerous as the sea itself, yet serene and beautiful beyond all imagining. Ahab’s crew is drawn into the unhinged charisma of their captain, blindly following him on his perilous adventure towards almost certain destruction.
Featuring a cast of seven, multi-award winning choreographer James Wilton re-imagines Herman Melville’s seminal novel, Moby Dick, with his trademark blend of athletic dance, martial arts, capoeira and partner-work.
Leviathan will have you on the edge of your seat. It will leave you gasping for air under the sheer ferocity of movement, all accompanied by a powerful electro-rock soundtrack by Lunatic Soul.
Leviathan is man versus nature; be careful what you fish for.
Running Time: 65-70 minutes with interval
"You have to admire the breath-taking virtuosity and split-second synchronisation of the movement in this work. I don’t think I’ve seen such precision and perfection in a contemporary ensemble, and even the world’s best classical companies rarely approach this level of physical discipline.” Robert Beale, Manchester Theatre Awards
Commissioned by: The Barbican Theatre, Plymouth University, Plymouth Culture and Ocean City Festival, Swindon Dance, The Place, Blackpool Grand, Barnsley Civic, The Gulbenkian and BBC Performing Arts Fund, with support from Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts.