An Improvised "Arabian Nights"
An Improvised "Arabian Nights" invites you to experience the untold stories of magic, heroes and wanderers from a bygone era. Engage with actors and watch them create stories in the style of Shahrazad right in front of your eyes. An Improvised "Arabian Nights" is a *long-form improv performance brought to you by some of the Bay Area's most celebrated improvisers and classical Arabic musicians. Our heroes and heroines inhabit an exciting world filled with Genies, Robbers, Viziers, Magical creatures, Kings, Princesses, Demons, Fishermen, Merchants, Ghouls... and more. Each evening's show is created entirely in the moment without any script. Don't miss the untold tales of the Arabian Nights!
Two nights only - each night new and completely different from the one before!
Cast: Regina Saisi, Lisa Wang, Rafe Chase, Tim Orr, Ben Johnson, Basel Al-Naffouri
Music: Joshua Raoul Brody and the Aswat Ensemble
Lights: Pam McLeod
Directed by: Basel Al-Naffouri
To visit the cast, check out:
Rafe Chase: http://rafechase.com/
Rafe Chase and Tim Orr: http://3forall.com/
Regina Saisi: http://www.truefictionmagazine.com/
Basel Al-Naffouri: http://www.doubleeimprov.org/
* 'Long-form improv' is a theater format in which improvisers create stories on the spot, ranging from 20-90 minutes in length. Though completely improvised, performances display well-acted narrative arcs similar to that of scripted movies and plays.
Stage Werx Theatre (View)
446 Valencia (at 16th Street)
San Francisco, CA 94103
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|