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    The Arabian Nights

    Presented by at Boston College, Robsham Theater Arts Center

    November 15 - November 18, 2012


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    The Arabian Nights

    Adapted by Mary Zimmerman from the ancient Arabic tales. Each night for one thousand and one nights, the maiden Scheherezade forestalls her own execution by mesmerizing King Shahryar with a new story of love, honor, deception, or revenge. In the process, she imparts to him -- and to the audience -- a lesson in listening and in humanity. Sumptuous music, dance, and design promise to make this an epic theatrical feast. Adapted by Mary...

    Adapted by Mary Zimmerman from the ancient Arabic tales. Each night for one thousand and one nights, the maiden Scheherezade forestalls her own execution by mesmerizing King Shahryar with a new story of love, honor, deception, or revenge. In the process, she imparts to him -- and to the audience -- a lesson in listening and in humanity. Sumptuous music, dance, and design promise to make this an epic theatrical feast. Adapted by Mary Zimmerman from the ancient Arabic tales. Directed by John Houchin.


    Boston College, Robsham Theater Arts Center

    140 Commonwealth Avenue
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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    $15, $10 seniors or w/ Boston College ID.


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    Thurs-Sat 7:30-10:00 p.m.
    Sun 2:00-4:30 p.m.


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    • Event Name: The Arabian Nights
      "Cannot wait for this show! One of the most..."
      Comment posted by: Rory from USA, Sep 12, 2012

      Cannot wait for this show! One of the most anticipated at BC in a long time, it is going to be one for the ages!

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