Sheherezade will not see the sun rise if she fails to please the Sultan with her story-telling. Watch how she weaves her stories together night after night, for 1001 nights.
A large cast ensemble adaptation of the classic tale
1001 Tales of the Arabian Nights
25 roles; flexible casting; everyone gets a speaking part
20 minutes in length; perfect for the end of the year school class play, school assembly, drama class production or in-class reading
Includes costume and basic staging suggestions.
Themes: Story-telling, story-within-story, chants/raps, ensemble theater, honesty, courage, intellegence, forgiveness, power, men and women, Sinbad the Sailor, Alibaba and the 40 Thieves, Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, The Fisherman and the Genie, The Tale of the Search for the Camel
Purchase of this script entitles the buyer to unlimited use in the classroom and one public, non-for-profit performance only.
Written by Nora Louise Syran