Sat 13 Aug 2022 to Sun 14 Aug 2022 Plymouth: The Drum, Theatre Royal
A new haunting musical inspired by a Native American legend from Minnesota. Dark and atmospheric, The Legend of White Bear Lake draws you into the mysteries of a land inhabited with humans, animals, spirits and old legends.
Two teenagers from rival tribes fall in love and must fight to keep their relationship a secret, rowing to the middle of the lake each night to meet each other. The legend of the white bear is passed down to each generation and warns that the two tribes must not mix or a giant bear will wake from his slumber and attack the tribes. When the secret relationship is discovered, a battle breaks out. One night when the lake is frozen over, the bear appears and viciously attacks the young lovers. The tribes must decide if they can come together to defeat the mysterious white bear.
This fascinating and heart-rending new show reveals an ethereal score, breath-taking movement to bring the legend to life.