Arabian Nights

Theatre
Jones Beach Theater (Wantagh, NY)
1000 Ocean Pkwy
Wantagh, NY
Social / Subscribe


Buy Tickets - Closed Show
Seating Chart
Grosses
CDS/Books/DVDs
Where to Eat
Articles
The story is set in ancient Baghdad, when a courageous young girl postpones her execution by weaving magical tales for the troubled king. Genies and jesters, lovers and thieves spring to life from Scheherezade's imagination-allowing her to win the king's heart even as she secures her freedom. Zimmerman celebrates the wonder of storytelling and the redemptive power of love in this "exhilarating, imaginative theatrical escape" (Variety) that Chicago magazine calls a "feast for the eyes and ears."

UCSB Theater/Dance Presents THE ARABIAN NIGHTS, Now thru 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The power of storytelling is paramount in our latest ACTING UP FRONT production, Mary Zimmerman's The Arabian Nights. Director Jeff Mills (from BOXTALES Theatre Company) and his seventeen-member cast will amaze and beguile as they enact Scheherazade's tales of love, lust, comedy and dreams. Great storytelling needs nothing more than an empty space, the voices and bodies of the tellers and the engaged imagination of the audience. There is no more fitting material for our ACTING UP FRONT style than tales from the Thousand and One Nights. (more...)

Court Theatre's 59th Season Closes with David Henry Hwang's M. BUTTERFLY, Now thru 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Court Theatre closes its 2013-2014 season with the Chicago premiere of M. Butterfly written by David Henry Hwang and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell, with choreography by Jamie Guan. M. Butterfly will run today, May 8 - June 8, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Douglas Rintoul, Director of 1001 NIGHTS
by Gary Naylor - May 5, 2014

Gary Naylor chats with Douglas Rintoul, director of 1001 Nights, about how he came to choose and devise the piece, about the nature of making theatre for young people and about how kids can best get involved in doing it for themselves. (more...)

KISMET Set For Blu-ray Premiere, 6/10
by Pat Cerasaro - May 28, 2014

The big screen iteration of hit stage musical KISMET directed by renowned movie musical master Vincente Minnelli is set to hit Blu-ray for the first time next month. (more...)

ALADDIN Cast Album Released Digitally Today!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, the new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre and has received 2014 Best Musical nominations from the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards. The cast album is available digitally starting today, May 27. Click here to pre-order the physical album, which is released on June 17. (more...)

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE To Run At Rose Theatre For Christmas 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Today the Rose Theatre Kingston announces its Christmas production for 2014 - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The Rose's Director of Learning and Participation, Ciaran McConville, directs Theresa Heskins' adaptation of CS Lewis' masterpiece. (more...)

ARABIAN NIGHTS Runs Now thru 6/7 at Silver Spring Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Silver Spring Stage presents the community theater premiere of The Arabian Nights by Mary Zimmerman adapted from The Book of One Thousand Nights and One Night, directed by Jacy D'Aiutolo and produced by Bob Scott, exciting and breathtaking new take on the magical experience in which Scheherazade's stories, told to save her life, weave an enchanted carpet ride that will both delight the senses and provoke the mind. The Arabian Nights will perform weekends tonight, May 16 to June 7, 2014. (more...)

UCSB Theater/Dance to Present THE ARABIAN NIGHTS, 5/9-17
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The power of storytelling is paramount in our latest ACTING UP FRONT production, Mary Zimmerman's The Arabian Nights. Director Jeff Mills (from BOXTALES Theatre Company) and his seventeen-member cast will amaze and beguile as they enact Scheherazade's tales of love, lust, comedy and dreams. Great storytelling needs nothing more than an empty space, the voices and bodies of the tellers and the engaged imagination of the audience. There is no more fitting material for our ACTING UP FRONT style than tales from the Thousand and One Nights. (more...)

ARABIAN NIGHTS to Run 5/16-6/7 at Silver Spring Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Silver Spring Stage presents the community theater premiere of The Arabian Nights by Mary Zimmerman adapted from The Book of One Thousand Nights and One Night, directed by Jacy D'Aiutolo and produced by Bob Scott, exciting and breathtaking new take on the magical experience in which Scheherazade's stories, told to save her life, weave an enchanted carpet ride that will both delight the senses and provoke the mind. The Arabian Nights will perform weekends May 16 to June 7, 2014. (more...)

Las Vegas Philharmonic to Feature Conductor Alondra de la Parra and Guitarist Pablo Villegas in LOVE AROUND THE WORLD, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The sounds of Mexico, Spain and Arabian Nights will be conjured up by the Las Vegas Philharmonic with guest conductor Alondra de la Parra and guest soloist Pablo Villegas at the orchestra's final Masterworks Series concert for the 2013-14 season called "Love Around the World" on Saturday, April 26th at 7:30 p.m. at The Smith Center. (more...)

MetroStage to Kick Off 'In Rep' Series with THE THOUSANDTH NIGHT and UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL, 4/3-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

MetroStage will be producing its first In Rep series this spring featuring two one man shows The Thousandth Night by Carol Wolf starring Marcus Kyd (Apr. 3-May 18) and Underneath the Lintel by Glen Berger starring Paul Morella (Apr. 17-May 25.) Both will be directed by John Vreeke. (more...)

AUDIO: Jonathan Groff Sings 'Come Away' From Robert Lopez and Flying Carpet's 1001 NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Audiences will be swept off to fantastical faraway places this spring when '1001 Nights: A Love Story About Loving Stories' hits the stage at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a limited two week engagement, now through April 6. Broadway musical powerhouse Robert Lopez, innovative New York company The Flying Carpet and puppetry experts Center for Puppetry Arts, join forces as a 'dream team' to create the ultimate 'family puppet musical.' Click below to hear stage and screen actor Jonathan Groff (The Normal Heart, Looking, Frozen) sing 'Come Away' from the show! (more...)

Alan Menken Talks ALADDIN: 'Original Idea Was Hope & Crosby Road Comedy'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Today, Deadline.com spoke to composer Alan Menken about Disney's newest musical production Aladdin, nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe to Bring HAMLET to Folger Theatre, July 25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The London-based Shakespeare's Globe will bring their global touring production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet to Folger Theatre for three performances only on July 25 and 26, 2014, making it the only east coast stop for the company in the United States. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole and Bill Buckhurst, the production is a fresh, pared-down version of the classic tragedy of deferred revenge. (more...)

Story Pocket Theatre's ARABIAN NIGHTS to Play Edinburgh Fringe, July 30-Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Ready to captivate family theatre audiences during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Story Pocket Theatre is delighted to present its debut show, Arabian Nights at Gilded Balloon (Dining Room) from Friday 1st - Sunday 24th August (preview Wednesday 30 & Thursday 31st July) at 11.15 (12.15 ends). (more...)

Seattle Public Theater Relocates Executive Offices
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Seattle Public Theater (SPT) at the Bathhouse on Green Lake is pleased to announce that as of June 1st, 2014, it has relocated Executive Offices to the historic University Christian Church (UCC) at 4759 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105. (more...)

Theater Works Gets a Good Review & New Support from the City of Peoria
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Reviewing the 2013/2014 Season, the City of Peoria confirmed the accomplishments of Theater Works as the managing tenant of the Peoria Center for Performing Arts. Recognizing its renewed capacities, the city has continued its financial support for the Theater Works' operation of the Peoria Center in the upcoming season. (more...)

Theater Works Receives New Funding
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Reviewing the 2013/2014 season, the City of Peoria confirmed the accomplishments of Theater Works as the managing tenant of the Peoria Center for Performing Arts. Recognizing its renewed capacities, the city has continued its financial support for the Theater Works' operation of the Peoria Center in the upcoming season. (more...)

Balagan Theatre and Seattle Musical Theatre to Co-Produce URINETOWN, 8/8-24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The heads of Balagan Theatre heard that Seattle Musical Theatre (SMT) also had Urinetown in their season and reached out to the heads of SMT to create a partnership that would be more beneficial for both theaters and for the theatre community. With this in mind, Balagan is shifting their scheduled Urinetown production from September to August, to allow for a Co-Production with Seattle Musical Theatre. Balagan is thrilled to add SMT to their season co-producers. This joint production of Urinetown will take place at SMT's theater at Magnuson Park. (more...)

Rainbow Players Presents Disney's ALADDIN Dual Language Edition, 7/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Bienvenidos a Agrabah, City of Enchantment! Disney's ALADDIN Dual Language Edition features the Academy-Award winning score from Disney's Aladdin movie, with lyrics in both Spanish and English. This bilingual adaptation has been a smash hit in schools and regional productions, including Houston's Theatre Under the Stars. (more...)

Fox Valley Repertory's Youth Ensemble to Present Disney's ALADDIN JR., 8/1-10; Announces Partnership with Make-A-Wish Illinois
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Director and choreographer Kyle Donahue of Fox Valley Repertory and the Youth Ensemble bring Disney's Aladdin Jr. to the Fox Valley Area. Under the musical direction of Debra Stombres, the FVR Youth Ensemble brings this all-time Disney classic of magic, splendor and true love to life on the Pheasant Run Resort Mainstage August 1-10, 2014 (4051 East Main Street, St. St. Charles). (more...)

Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre Presents Disney's ALADDIN , JR., 7/11-20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

]The Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre will be transformed into Agrabah, the City of Enchantment when the classic musical tale, Disney's Aladdin, Jr. comes to life for two weekends. Set for six magical performances, Disney's Aladdin, Jr. will be performed from Friday, July 11 through Sunday, July 20. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 11 am and Sunday at 4 pm. (more...)

SPT's Youth Program Presents Mary Zimmerman's THE ARABIAN NIGHTS, 7/18-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Seattle Public Theater's (SPT) Youth Program presents Mary Zimmerman's modern take on the epic myths of The Arabian Nights directed by Shana Bestock. (more...)

Cinedigm Signs Exclusive Genre Label Deal with Great Point Media Limited
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Cinedigm Corp. (CIDM) and Robert Halmi Jr.'s Great Point Media announced today they have entered into a multi-picture distribution and production output deal. In this multi-year deal (more...)

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Interviews: Alison Beattie, Producer Of ARABIAN NIGHTS
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 29, 2014

Producer Alison Beattie speaks to BWW:UK about her children's play Arabian Nights ahead of its run at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. (more...)

ALADDIN Vocal Selections Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 8/1
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 12, 2014

The vocal selections for hit Disney screen-to-stage property ALADDIN are now available to order, set to be released next month. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre to Present DEATH TAX, 9/2-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Kicking off its 27th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents Death Tax, by Lucas Hnath, and directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. Death Tax runs September 2, 2014 - October 12, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.. (more...)

Production Underway for Netflix New Original Series MARCO POLO; Full Cast Announced
by TV News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

The Weinstein Company announced today that production is underway on “MARCO POLO,” a Netflix original series based on the epic adventures of Marco Polo. (more...)

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Finale Concert, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

The Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra (ASYO), led by Staff Conductor and Youth Orchestra Music Director Jere Flint, will perform its Finale Concert on Sunday, May 11, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center. (more...)

Applications Now Available for East Lynne's Student Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Applications are available for the award-winning East Lynne Theater Company's Summer Student Workshop - and several students have already signed up. This year, it's 'The Dancing Princesses' based on a tale by the Brothers Grimm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Memphis (more...)

Ibrahim Miari's IN BETWEEN Plays New Rep, Now thru 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces IN BETWEEN, written and performed by Ibrahim Miari, today, April 4 - 20, 2014. (more...)

UCSB Theater/Dance to Present THE ARABIAN NIGHTS, 5/9-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

The power of storytelling is paramount in our latest ACTING UP FRONT production, Mary Zimmerman's The Arabian Nights. Director Jeff Mills (from BOXTALES Theatre Company) and his seventeen-member cast will amaze and beguile as they enact Scheherazade's tales of love, lust, comedy and dreams. Great storytelling needs nothing more than an empty space, the voices and bodies of the tellers and the engaged imagination of the audience. There is no more fitting material for our ACTING UP FRONT style than tales from the Thousand and One Nights. (more...)

MetroStage Kicks Off 'In Rep' Series with THE THOUSANDTH NIGHT and UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

MetroStage will be producing its first In Rep series this spring featuring two one man shows The Thousandth Night by Carol Wolf starring Marcus Kyd (today, Apr. 3-May 18) and Underneath the Lintel by Glen Berger starring Paul Morella (Apr. 17-May 25.) Both will be directed by John Vreeke. (more...)

BroadwayWorld's 2013-14 Season Wrap-Up!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 28, 2014

Tomorrow is one of the most exciting mornings of the year for any theatre fan. The 2014 Tony Award Nominations will be announced from The Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel. The Tony Nominations can be viewed LIVE (8:30am ET) on BroadwayWorld.com. Be sure to follow us throughout the day for reactions from the nominees, analysis and much more. With only hours left until the big moment, catch up on all of this year's eligible shows and how they fared with the critics (including BroadwayWorld's own Michael Dale) in BroadwayWorld's Season Wrap-Up! (more...)

Las Vegas Philharmonic Features Conductor Alondra de la Parra and Guitarist Pablo Villegas in LOVE AROUND THE WORLD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

The sounds of Mexico, Spain and Arabian Nights will be conjured up by the Las Vegas Philharmonic with guest conductor Alondra de la Parra and guest soloist Pablo Villegas at the orchestra's final Masterworks Series concert for the 2013-14 season called 'Love Around the World' tonight, April 26th at 7:30 p.m. at The Smith Center. (more...)

Court Theatre's 59th Season to Close with David Henry Hwang's M. BUTTERFLY, 5/8-16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Court Theatre closes its 2013-2014 season with the Chicago premiere of M. Butterfly written by David Henry Hwang and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell, with choreography by Jamie Guan. M. Butterfly will run May 8 - June 8, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Robert Lopez Chats Debut of Newest Show '1001 NIGHTS'
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Robert Lopez appeared on Atlanta's '11Alive' with host Melissa Long today to talk about his new show, '1001 Nights: A Love Story about Loving Stories.' (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Yurel Echezarreta of 'Aladdin'
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 19, 2014

After playing a child, a Cagelle and a Shark, Yurel is now a denizen of Agrabah--and one of the 'hottest chorus boys' on Broadway. (more...)

Denis O'Hare Joins Cast of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

In a new interview with Vulture, O'Hare confirmed that he'll be back for the fourth installment in Ryan Murphy's acclaimed horror anthology, AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAKSHOW. O'Hare previously appeared in the first and third seasons of the show. (more...)

Canton Youth Symphony Presents Rimsky-Korsakov's SCHEHERAZADE as Season Finale, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

“Senior-itis” might be used to describe high school students sloughing off their final year, but for Canton Youth Symphony seniors, “easy” isn't in their vocabulary. With grandeur and fanfare, the Canton Youth Symphony will perform Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade for the season's final concert. (more...)

Cast of Disney's ALADDIN Makes Three TV Debuts on ABC Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

After a First Look preview on 'Good Morning America' aired on Monday, April 14th, today, April 15th, Disney's Aladdin will make three national television debuts in one day on the ABC Television Network: (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cast of Broadway's ALADDIN Performs 'Prince Ali' on THE VIEW
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, the new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre. Today, the production is making three national television debuts on the ABC Television Network, which kicked off with GOOD MORNING AMERICA. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of ALADDIN Perform 'Arabian Nights' on GMA!
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

On this morning's 'Good Morning America' the talented cast performed 'Arabian Nights,' broadcast live from the stage of the New Amsterdam Theatre. Check out the energetic performance below! (more...)

VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Disney's ALADDIN
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

This morning, ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA gave viewers an inside look at Disney's 'Aladdin' on Broadway. (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC - Week of April 14, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 14, 2014

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, airing on ABC for the week of April 14, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC - Week of April 14, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, airing on ABC for the week of April 14, 2014! (more...)

Free Reading of SHOSTAKOVICH Set for ACT, 5/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

A Contemporary Theatre's New Play Award recipient: Shostakovich by Jason Grote. Best known for his play 1001 (a deconstruction of Arabian Nights) and Maria/Stuart, Jason Grote's newest work focuses on the life and work of celebrated Russian composer, Dmitri Shostakovich. Commissioned through the New Works for the American Stage initiative in 2010, Shostakovich chronicles the tumultuous career of a brilliant musician striving to make art and survive the regime of Joseph Stalin. (more...)

BWW Reviews: One Man and a Production Takes on THE THOUSANDTH NIGHT at Metrostage
by G. Blaise Hoeler - Apr 11, 2014

But more than just a play about trying to bypass the Nazi regime and their cruelty, this play is about loss. Not just one loss, but continual and mounting loss. De Bonheur first loses his country, then his family of actors and finally bids farewell to his most abiding love-his art. (more...)

Cast of Disney's ALADDIN to Make Three TV Debuts on ABC, 4/15
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

After a first look preview on "Good Morning America" airs on Monday, April 14th, on Tuesday, April 15th, Disney's Aladdin will make three national television debuts in one day on the ABC Television Network (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 43