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Grantee: Edward Bryan & William Berry

Project Title: Moby Dick ā€“ A Musical
Year awarded: 2018, Round 2

SAGA support helped writer, Edward Bryan, and composer, William Berry, to bring this undertaking to stage by assisting with the cost of the musicians, equipment, and performance space.

In a significant collaboration between Bryan and Berry, the classic tale of a man chasing a whale has been refashioned as a musical. Writing dialogue and song lyrics, along with creating stage directions, property lists, and set and lighting designs for this production has consumed hundreds of hours of the artistsā€™ time. On its way to a full production, Moby Dick ā€“ A Musical, was scheduled for April 5, 6 and 7, 2019, at Spokane Civic’s Firth Chew Studio Theatre as a staged reading for Spokane audiences.