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Arabian Nights archiveThe Arabian Nights is a timeless library of fantastical stories, woven into a rich, open tapestry. It is a celebration of the artistic and cultural history of both Islam and the wider ancient world, full of timeless heroes and villains. Ali Baba, Ala'ad-Din and Sinbad the Sailor swarm from its pages, among thousands of other legends. Join Iris Theatre at the grandest wedding of the year. Opulent and colourful and filled to the brim with music, magic and dance. The smell of firecrackers fills the air, but underneath the festivities lies the strong scent of decay. The groom, King Shahryar is a tyrant and every single night he marries a new girl and every single morning he has her killed. The cycle of violence has continued for years, but is to be brought to an end in the unlikeliest of ways and by the bravest of women. For with the executioner's sword hanging over her neck, Sharazad starts to tell stories and with every fabulous tale she stretches out the thread of her life a little further, into an unknowable tapestry of the future.
Author Nessah Muthy. Company Iris Theatre. Director Daniel Winder. Design Amber Scarlett. Design Jonny Dixon (puppets). Author Nessah Muthy.

Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0202529624. Details of all Arabian Nights archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1300668409

Archive Listings

12 Sep 18
13 Oct 18
Hoxton Hall
Inner London
Greater London

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