D'Arc is one of the most exceptional creatures in the fabric of
human history. No other figure not Jesus, not Napoleon, not
Caesar has stood for so many different things to so many different
people at so many different times. Warrior, shepherdess, Saint,
whore, psychotic, visionary, patriot, terrorist, heretic, instrument
of God: la pucelle has been seen as all of these and more.
The Maid of Orléans
begins in the limbo of the 25 years between Joan's burning at the
stake and her rehabilitation by The Church. Joan's voices — St.
Michael, St. Catherine, and St. Margaret — finally return to
her to re-examine her life and role in human history. Through story,
movement, song, projection, and gigantic performer-powered set pieces,
we experience a world as the Saints or Saints-in-waiting might