September 29, 2012 - November 24, 2012
The .Wordspinner. and the rhythmic beat of tom-toms open and close this history-based musical for all age groups. Pocahontas is the daughter of the mighty Algonquin Chief Powhatan. While she delights in playing with Raven, Wolf and Squirrel, Pocahontas has also become friends with the English settlers who have come to her father’s territory to build a new home. When she discovers that the settlers are struggling with starvation and sickness, the Indian princess enlists Little Running Rabbit, Brave Eagle, Aunt Morning Star, Forest Spirits, and Mother Earth in her efforts to help them. Her remarkable compassion and courage even cause her warrior father to spare the life of one of the leaders of the English settlement. Filled with Native American lore and beautiful music, this play is true to the original legend.