MOBY-DICK, The Opera – From Nantucket to the MET in 2025 (A Preview Performance)


Main Theater Tue, Jul 30 5:30 PM
Run Time:1H
Category:Live Theatre


Join the Nantucket Historical Association and The Dreamland as we co-present a one-of-a-kind, can’t miss event that will raise funds for both of these vital, year-round Nantucket institutions. This will be a fun and fascinating prelude to the Metropolitan Opera’s 2025 production of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s thrilling opera Moby-Dick, featuring:

·       Arias and Duets performed by Metropolitan Opera Artists

·       The inside story of the opera’s creation from the composer

·       Film clips from the San Francisco Opera’s stunning production

·       Exclusive Cocktail Reception following with the Artists (for VIP ticketholders)

·       Optional Herman Melville themed private walking tour around town on the morning of July 30th (available to the first 50 ticketholders to reserve their spot by emailing: (a waitlist will be created after the 50 slots are taken.


“The hit of the season ... a contemporary grand opera that delivers on a grand-opera scale” (The Washington Post) 

“A triumph” (The Dallas Morning News)  

“Moby-Dick is a whale of a hit ... achingly beautiful and gorgeously staged” (Associated Press) 

“An undeniable success” (The New York Times) 

“A masterpiece of clarity and intensity... richly inventive” (San Francisco Chronicle) 

Tickets for this Fundraiser are:

$407 (including a $32 service fee)* for rows A - G, AND Admission to the Exclusive Cocktail Reception following the performance with the Artists
$87 (including a $8 service fee)* for all other seats, for the Performance Only.

*Annual Dreamland Members and Summer Dream Pass Holders do not pay service fees.