From the East Coast Hudson Bay Eskimos comes this exciting, authentic tale of a pale-haired child who is exiled by her own people because she was “the different one … Anatou.” In a village ruled by spirits, shamans, superstition, and myth, such a different one has no place. During a famine in which her parents disappear in a storm, Anatou is cast out. She seeks out the forest, into which no Eskimo goes, and begs the Wood God to turn her into a wolf.
The production uses movement and the beat of Eskimo drums, spare and poetic language, and striking visual imagery to create a haunting theatrical experience that illuminates the social problems of today and explores prejudice and the passion for revenge that it inspires.
For more information or reservations, visit https://www.stmarytx.edu/academics/humanities/clubs/theatre-reservation/ or call 436-3545.
Details of the event:
What: St. Mary’s University Drama Department Presents “The Ice Wolf” by Joanna Halpert Kraus
When: Nov. 2-3, 6-10 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Reinbolt Theatre, on the campus of St. Mary’s University
Cost: $12 general admission; $10 faculty, senior and military; $5 students with ID.