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Arabian Nights

  • directed by Kevin Kingston ​
  • 16th Century, In Baghdad. Each night the hard-hearted King Shahrayar takes a bride, only to execute her the next morning. Shahrazad is sentenced to be next, but there is something special about this lady—she is touched with the enchanting gift of storytelling. Rediscover the beauty and humor of these enduring tales in this adaptation told with physicality, puppetry, and a dash of magic.​

    A reimagined classic directed by Kevin Kingston, MFA Directing, Class of 2014

  • November 01, 2013 - November 10, 2013
  • Previews : 10/30 & 10/31​
  • WED - SAT at 7:30 PM
    SUN at 2 PM

  • IN THE HEALY THEATRE
  • (312) 922-1999
  • The cast features
    Audrey Gladson (Queen/Marjanah/Thief/Merchant/etc.), Noah Laufer (Slave/Ali Baba/Beggar/Merchant/Foe/King/Sidi 2/Baker/Perviz), Kiandra Layne (Shaharazad/Druggist/Cheif of Police/etc.), Erika Miranda (Ali Baba's Wife/Theif/Doctor's Wife/etc.), Brian Rife (Vizier/Captain of Thieves/Doctor/etc.), Frankie Stornaiuolo (Headsman/Baba Mustapha/Thief/Steward/etc.), Wesley Toledo (Jester/Kasim/Ali's Son/Thief/Tailoe/Watchman/etc.), Vahishta Vafadari (Dinarazad/Kasim's Wife/Tailor's Wife/etc.), Justin Wilson (Shahrayar/Ghoul/King).

    The production team includes scenic design by Michael Davidcostume design by Stephanie Tomey, lighting design by Daniel Friedmansound design by Jack Hawkinsdramaturgy by Aaryanna Gariss and stage management by Dana Stringer​.

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