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Experience 17 days and nights of unparalleled performances, including opera, chamber music, and modern dance, during Spoleto Festival USA, in its 46th season. In this visual adaptation of the 1851 novel by Herman Melville, artist Yngvild Aspeli creates a spell-binding narrative using seven actors, 50 puppets, and a true-to-size whale to retell the obsessive journey of a ship’s captain. Festival Hall, 56 Beaufain St. Friday-Tuesday, times vary. $65-$45. (843)724-1196,

Friday, May 27, 2022 - 3:00pm to Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 3:00pm