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Arabian Nights archive

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Archive listings for Arabian Nights (2023)

Work type: Play.


An Arabian Nights for modern times, with a daring heroine, captivating songs, and a timeless story of wonder and hope. Schere has the quickest wits, greatest courage and most marvellous stories. Now she plans to liberate every young woman in the Kingdom from the greedy, tyrannical King. All through the power of her storytelling. But can she really do this alone? And is the first person she has to turn to really her annoying younger sister? As their mission grows more complicated, the sisters turn to the people of the Kingdom to join their cause. Working together, they overcome old grudges and petty disputes to find their collective voice. Together, they light up the Kingdom with magic, excitement, unity and hope in the festive season.Author Sonali Bhattacharyya. Director Blanche McIntyre. Design Hannah Sibai. Lighting Nao Nagai. Sound Oguz Kaplangi. Music Oguz Kaplangi. Director Aline David (movement). Design Samuel Wilde (puppets). Director Christopher Worrall (CDG - casting). Director Melina Namdar (associate director). Costume Anna Dixon. Design Hannah Southfield (associate puppetry designer). Performer Saikat Ahamed (Maruf). Performer Ajjaz Awad (Gulab / Umm). Performer Sara Diab (Dina). Performer Roxy Faridany (Maryam). Performer Nicholas Karimi (The King). Performer Patrick Osborne (Jafar). Performer Yasemin Ozdemir (Schere). Performer Arinder Sadhra (Rahiq / Zara).
23 Nov 23 to 6 Jan 24Bristol Old Vic, Bristol :: V857
listing details L295889898


Over thousands of years, these spell-binding fairy tales, comedic yarns, stories of romance and unforgettable legends have entertained people all over the world. Dominic Cooke's adaptation was published and played in 2009 at The Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Almost 15 years later, Lewes Drama Collective is honoured to present this amateur production by special arrangement with Nick Hern Books.Adapted by Dominic Cooke. Company Lewes Drama Collective Saturday Youth and Junior Groups.
18 Jun 23General, General :: V1269
listing details L0729298421


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