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Nantucket History & People

Meeting the Captain – Herman Melville

~ by Amy Jenness ~ author of On This Day in Nantucket History, available at Mitchell’s Book Corner. A year after publishing his novel Moby-Dick, Herman Melville visited Nantucket for the first, and only, time on July 6, 1852. Melville travelled with his father-in-law Massachusetts Chief Justice Lemuel Shaw. During […]

Staged Reading of Moby Dick | Nantucket | MA
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Ahab Returns

The tides have coursed Nantucket whaleship Pequod back home. In a collaborative effort between the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) and Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN), the staged reading of Orson Welles’ Moby-Dick Rehearsed, will return to the NHA’s Gosnell Hall on July 14-17, and August 11-14, 2014. The play, which […]

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Moby-Dick Marathon on Nantucket February 1-2

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA), in collaboration with the Nantucket Atheneum and Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, is pleased to present the Moby-Dick Marathon beginning Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 9 A.M. and ending approximately at Noon on Sunday, February 2. For the third year in a row, approximately 90 participants […]

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A Play within a Play

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA), in partnership with Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN) will present the dramatic staged reading of Moby Dick Rehearsed this week in the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Moby-Dick Rehearsed, starring renowned TWN actor John Shea as Captain Ahab with an illustrious cast of community actors, […]