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Arabian Nights
The classic tale of adventure, magic and wonder...

Adaptation, Book & Lyrics: Adam Forde
Music: David Perkins

Performing Ages: Middle School, Secondary/High School, Amateur/Community Theatre, Youth/Camp Programs

Cast requirements: 18m, 9f, 11m/f + flexible chorus

Approx length: 130 mins + interval

Hire Package Includes: Score, Band Parts / Backing track CD

Description:
Long ago in a far off land a king is to be married to the beautiful Sheherazade. No one is celebrating, for the vengeful and brutal King Sharyar has executed 1000 wives before her. The same fate awaits Sheherazade. Only her gift of storytelling can save her life. Can she melt her tyrant husband’s cold heart with her tales of treasures, monsters, genies, magic and romance and create a true love story of her own? Enter Sheherazade’s world of wondrous adventures for 1,001 Arabian Nights in an exciting musical version specially written for a large flexible cast of mixed ages and abilities.

Script published by StageScripts
ISBN:1 904458 87 4

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For soundclips please visit Soundcloud

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All photographs and soundclips on this website are from the original productions performed by the Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre, Guildford, Surrey.
Photographs 1996 - 2001 Richard Bloomfield; 2005-2006 Chris Martin.

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