There weren't always stories in the world...at least not for mortals to hear. All stories belonged to Nyame, the Sky God. That is until Anansi the Spider decides to strike a bargain. The power of storytelling comes at a steep price, though - tasked with capturing the four most dangerous creatures in the world, will this trickster be able to do the impossible and tell the tale? To this day, Anansi serves as one of the most important characters of West African, African American, and Caribbean folklore. Originally transmitted through the transatlantic slave trade, this 50 minute spider story finally weaves its way to the mainstage, and to you.
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