The Warrior Ant

October 20 – 30, 1988

Alternate Title The Warrior Ant: Book I and the conclusion of Book III
Premiere New York Premiere
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description Hot African and Latin-derived rhythms and the cool poetic techniques of Japanese theater from a potent mix in this the newest work by the creators of the 1983 Next Wave Festival's The Gospel at Colonus. The cast includes Japanese puppeteers, African narrators, Afro-Caribbean and Latin bands. A mock epic poem, The Warrior Ant uses the life of a samurai ant to examine relationships between male and female, society and individual, worker and elite.
Identifier 1988f.00452