We are Samurai at Venus Theatre, Sept 4-28
We are Samurai
by Daria Miyeko Marinelli
Location: Venus Theatre Play Shack.
September 4 – 28, 2014
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm; Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00pm.
Tickets: $20. Buy here.
Parental advisory: Adult themes.
Description: After Josephine returns home to find her cats brutally murdered for a crime she committed in a past life, she enlists her boyfriend to help her avenge her cats’ deaths. What follows is a suburban revenge tragedy about four twenty-somethings engaging in petty acts of violence in an effort to absolve a millennia-old offense. Rooted in both contemporary suburbia and the historical traditions of Japanese Theatre, We Are Samurai uses cats, iPhones, and simultaneous action to explore age-old questions of agency and entitlement. As the piece unfolds simultaneously across four difference playing spaces, it is up to the audience to choose what to witness.