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Taken from the history and legend of the Iceni Warrior Queen Boudica, famous for her bloody uprising against the invading Romans in 61 A.D., Battlesong of Boudica is an ancient saga of the iron age, a primal spectacle of power and revenge told in song, spoken verse, dance, and epic stage violence. The legions of conquering Rome have swept across the mist-shrouded island of Britannia and subdued most of its warring, disunified tribes. Chief Prasutagus of the Iceni tribe, has forged an alliance with the occupying Romans in hope of preserving his people’s liberty. But when Prasutagus is conscripted by Rome and killed in battle, Roman law refuses to recognize Boudica or her young daughters as the deceased chief’s heirs. For resisting the confiscation of her family’s ancestral home by the Romans, Boudica is flogged, and her daughters brutally assaulted. Savaged, dishonored, and discarded for dead, Boudica seeks a bloody revenge. The stage is set for an epic battle.