Bokan, The Bad Hearted

directed by Federico Restrepo

The latest piece from Federico Restrepo's dance/puppet/theatre company Loco 7 tells the heroic poem of Yurupari Myth:"Bokan, The Bad Hearted," from the Colombian and Brazilian Amazon talks about the age-old struggle for power between men and women and the confict betweent the matriarchal and the partriarchal systems.The men try to dominate the women by scaring them through the music and ritual of Yurupari, the women rebel, and like the legendary Amazon Warriors, fight the men to obtain the musical instruments, which are the symbol of political and religious power. In the Indian conception of time cycle, the day will come in which women will be the owners of the sacred flute of Yurupari. Music is composed by Elizabeth Swados.

Performances: 

 12/3/2004 at 7:30pm
 12/4/2004 at 7:30pm
 12/5/2004 at 2:30pm
 12/5/2004 at 7:30pm
 12/9/2004 at 7:30pm
 12/10/2004 at 7:30pm
 12/11/2004 at 7:30pm
 12/12/2004 at 2:30pm
 12/12/2004 at 7:30pm
 12/16/2004 at 7:30pm
 12/17/2004 at 7:30pm
 12/18/2004 at 7:30pm
 12/19/2004 at 2:30pm
 12/19/2004 at 7:30pm

Theatre/Venue La MaMa Experimental Theatre 

74A East 4th St  New York

Phone Number for Reservations 212-475-7710 
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