The Zoot Theatre Company presents: Moby Dick


A Theatrical Adaptation of Herman Melville’s American Epic Novel

Give way! Thar she blows, the all-destroying White Whale! The sails shake and the pitiless sea awaits. The great floodgates of the wonderworld have swung open… Ready yourself to make war on the horrors of the deep!
The Zoot Theatre Company brings Moby Dick to life with Bunraku style puppetry, movement driven special effects, and a size XL whale to swim the stage. Straight from the pages of Melville’s American epic, Moby Dick is the classic telling of what happens when Man’s obsession meets with the primal forces of nature… Whales. Destruction. Water. Wrath. What more could you ask for in your friendly neighborhood puppet show?
Moby Dick plays April 23-25, 2010 in the Schuster Center’s Mathile Theatre. The Schuster Center is in Downtown Dayton at One West Second Street on the corner of Second and Main Streets. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8pm, and the Sunday performance is at 2pm. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students or seniors, and $10 for children. Call Ticket Center Stage at 937.228.3630 to buy tickets in advance or visit their website online at

The Zoot Theatre Company, Inc. (ZTC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and Dayton’s only puppet and mask theatre company. ZTC aims to stimulate the creative spirit through the collaboration of all forms of artistic expression including professional acting, masks, and puppetry by bringing theatrical arts to a variety of peoples and regional venues. Visit the Zoot website online at to learn more about Dayton’s newest theatre company.


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