The Secret Life of Spantsa

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Presented by Mendocino Theatre Company at Mendocino Theatre Company, Mendocino CA

May 17 - 19
The Secret Life of Spantsa

Mendocino Theatre Company presents Zuzka Sabata’s THE SECRET LIFE OF SPANTSA.

The Secret Life of Spantsa  is an original one-woman play — created and performed by Zuzka Sabata — based on the life of Olive Oatman, the first tattooed white woman in America. She was a European-American migrant who, in 1852, at the age of 15, found herself adopted by the Mojave Tribe. This highly physical performance delves into the seamy side of American expansionary history by moving beyond the standard narrative of so-called captivity stories into the inner world of a woman caught

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Tickets available online,, or by calling the box office, 707-937-4477.

Tickets are $20, or $10 for youth 22 and under.

No late seating.

Contact: 707-937-4477


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There will be a post-show talkback with Zuzka Sabata at each performance.

No late seating.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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