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The Arabian Nights - 1994 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Closing: April 10, 1994

Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II

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by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022
Tamasha reveals a rich programme of live and digital theatre from autumn 2022 into spring 2023 - the first full season since Artistic Director Pooja Ghai and Executive Director/CEO Valerie Synmoie have been leading the company.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2022
Launching Shakespeare’s Globe’s Winter Season, Henry V opens in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on 10 November, running until 4 February.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2020
NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY has announced The Bridge Virtual Dance Institute of boundary-breaking dance experiences Free One-Hour Company Class on Zoom Open to All Dancers at an Intermediate to Advanced Level Featuring Guest Artists: Andrew Pacho and Morgiana Celeste October 19-23, 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2020
Giant Flick Films and Imagination Street Films proudly present 'Sinbad The Fifth Voyage - Ultimate Director's Cut' Available Exclusively on Prime Video in the US 9/29 with more regions to be added soon.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018
Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the world premiere of The Steadfast Tin Soldier: A Christmas Pantomime, from the story by Hans Christian Andersen, conceived and directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman. This family-friendly, holiday show runs November 7, 2018 - January 13, 2019 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. 
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Nov 25, 2022
A selection of theatres that are offering relaxed performances of their shows over the festive period.
by Rebecca Russo - Nov 2, 2018
The Bay Area Theatre Company opens One Googol and One by Aidaa Peerzada on Friday  December 7 (preview Dec. 6th) running through December 22 2018 at Brava Theater Center. One Googol and One is a play about historical injustices and how each of our stories from the past shape our modern identities. Set in different times and places the production takes on various mediums of dialogue through contemporary verse (spoken word), classical verse, and naturalistic dialogue.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2019
Today's top stories: MTC has its fall benefit today, and more!
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Nov 10, 2019
It's very much that time of year again; high street shops are already tormenting staff and shoppers alike with 'festive' songs, mince pies have been on sale for months and pantomimes are starting to surface. The Vaults is not the place to see a conventional pantomime and expectations of an 'alternative' panto are more than fulfilled with their festive offering Aladdin And The Feast Of Wonders; a very adult take on a story inspired by Aladdin and the Arabian Nights.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2020
Lookingglass Theatre Company presents new episodes of Keeping Curious, a new lineup of programming free to all audiences. While Coronavirus keeps theaters closed and audiences apart, Lookingglass Theatre has developed a whole host of free digital offerings presented by Lookingglass Ensemble Members and Artistic Associates.
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2021
Speculative fiction novel, The Lost Direction by Timothy S. Boucher, is being sold as a non-fungible token. The hot-topic term, most often tied to digital art, is now spreading into publishing.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022
Storytelling will take center stage on May 22 at the next interactive adventure theater pilot program show known as RIFTS IN TIME that performs the fourth Sunday of each month in Roseville, CA. 
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
Shakespeare in the Squares today announces the full cast for their fifth anniversary production of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Sioned Jones directs Mark Carlisle, Laura Gomez Garcia, Indigo Griffiths, Phyllis Ho, Ellis Kerkhoven, William Shackleton, Wilf Walsworth and Sasha Wilson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022
The Plano Symphony Orchestra is celebrating the grand prize winners of the Collin County Young Artist Competition when the three young musicians, Reina Shim, Steven Lu, and Ella Tran, open the March 19 concert performing their winning concertos.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021
Constellation Theatre Company will kick off Season 14: Electric Impulses with Sue Jin Song's powerful one-woman show, Children of Medea. The production will be fully staged and filmed at CulturalDC's Source Theatre using a dynamic multi-camera setup and streamed online to audiences across the DC area and beyond.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 28, 2019
The Broadway transfer of Beetlejuice begins previews tonight, March 28th. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022
The Orange Tree Theatre today announces the full cast for the UK première of Pamela Carter's The Misfortune of the English. Oscar Toeman directs Hubert Burton (Harrison), Vinnie Heaven (Eaton), Eva Magyar (Tour Guide), and Matthew Tennyson (Lyons). The production opens on 28 April, with previews from 25 April, and runs until 28 May, with a livestreamed performance via OT On Screen on 12 May and available to stream on demand from 31 May – 3 June.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 2, 2020
When you wish upon a star, once in a lifetime you'll hear a song as unforgettable and beloved as a?oeUnder the Seaa??, a?oeBe Our Guesta??, a?oeSeize the Daya??, a?oeA Whole New Worlda??, or a?oeI See the Lighta??. When you wish upon New York-songwriter and film composer Alan Menken, you experience the genius and imagination of his musical works a hundred lifetimes over. This year, Hollywood in Vienna CEO & Founder Sandra Tomek is pleased to announce that the incomparable Alan Menken will be recognized by the City of Vienna with this year's Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced its 35th Season! A partnership with one of this city’s leading Black theatre companies. A homegrown holiday hearth-warmer. Two original CHI-made works each featuring unconventional central characters. A twirl around five extraordinary homespun districts, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022
The Winter Season in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse will open on 10 November with Henry V directed by Headlong Artistic Director Holly Race Roughan and co-produced by the Globe and Headlong with Leeds Playhouse and Royal & Derngate, Northampton.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2021
Two storytellers go head to head in a nutty battle of wits and physical idiocy in Storyteller, Storyteller presented by award-winning children's theatre company Story Pocket Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022
Stars from Broadway and West End will pay tribute to 8-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken on September 23rd with a concert and on September 24th with a concert and award ceremony where the acclaimed composer and songwriter will be honored with the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award by the city of Vienna.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2022
The 2022–23 season begins at the Curtis Institute of Music this October, with dynamic programming that includes orchestra, opera, and chamber music concerts, and recitals, totaling more than 150 performances in Philadelphia through May 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2021
This season Maestro Nir Kabaretti takes audiences on a musical journey from October through May, anchoring each program with impactful works performed by extraordinary artists from across the globe, as well as making important artistic connections within the Santa Barbara community.  
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 16, 2021
According to an Equity casting notice, Lonny Price will direct a production of Kismet this October at the Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara, California. With Broadway producer Ken Davenport attached as Executive Producer, the production will be presented in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Symphony and State Street Ballet.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2019
The British Museum today announces a new special exhibition, opening in October 2019, which explores how western artists have long been inspired by the Islamic world. Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, the exhibition is a collaboration with the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) and will include a major loan of objects from the Kuala Lumpur-based institution; their first appearance outside of Malaysia.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 14, 2022
Get 24hr Pre-Sale Tickets For @The_Globe Winter Season 2022/23, including the bombastic Henry V, bloodthirsty Titus Andronicus, and soaring The Winter’s Tale
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2019
This one's not just for the Kids! Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill continues its Free Summer Movie Matinee Series this Saturday July 6th with a real gem - German animator Lotte Reiniger's exquisite "The Adventures of Prince Achmed" (1926). Based on tales from the Arabian Nights, the film tells the story of the handsome and dashing Prince Achmed, who is tricked by a wicked sorcerer into mounting a magical flying horse. The prince foils the sorcerer's evil intent and soars headlong into a series of exciting adventures, joining forces with Aladdin and the Witch of the Fiery Mountains, doing battle with the sorcerer's army of monsters and demons, and falling in love with the beautiful Princess Peri Banu.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2021
Puppetworks has announced the winter presentation in its Park Slope, Brooklyn performance space: the most famous of the '1001 Tales of the Arabian Nights,' 'Aladdin & the Wonderful Lamp.'
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2019
Tara Arts and Polka Theatre have today announced that their co-production of Three Sat Under The Banyan Tree is set to head on a UK tour from 20th January - 2nd March 2019. The production originally played at The Polka Theatre in September 2018.
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2023
Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the Summer Season, running from April – October 2023.  Learn more about the lineup here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023
Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced the cast for the World Premiere of Villette by Sara Gmitter, adapted from the Charlotte Brontë novel.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 10, 2019
Two of Britain's leading theatre companies, Extant and Yellow Earth have joined forces to present an ambitious exciting new play called Flight Paths. The production will tour the UK in spring 2019, from Tuesday 5 February starting at Harlow Playhouse Theatre and ending on Tuesday 5 March at The Arena, Wolverhampton.  The Press Night is Friday 8 February, 7pm at Stratford Circus, Theatre Square, London, E15 1BX.
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 9, 2022
Today’s subject Yesenia Iglesias is currently living her theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre in Daphne’s Dive which runs through March 20th in the ARK space. Last time Yesenia performed at Signature, she was getting beat up and bludgeoned to death in Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Read on to see how she decompressed nightly from such an intense experience.
by Alan Henry - Feb 8, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Metamorphoses is now on stage. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman. 
by Alan Henry - Feb 6, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman. Check out the photos below!
by Alan Henry - Feb 4, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman. Check out the photos below!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 29, 2020
Hollywood in Vienna will present Alan Menken with this year's Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2019
Tara Arts and Polka Theatre have today announced that their co-production of Three Sat Under The Banyan Tree is set to head on a UK tour from 20th January - 2nd March 2019. The production originally played at The Polka Theatre in September 2018.
by Alan Portner - Dec 6, 2019
Kansas City Ballet's annual production of Tchaikovsky's a?oeNutcrackera?? remains a first class interpretation of this classic holiday work.  This a?oeNutcrackera?? with its lush and extravagant technical accoutrements has been performed to super reviews. This year it returns for a three week run at the Kauffman Center through Christmas Eve. As a theatrical enterprise, this 'Nutcracker' is unlikely to be surpassed by any other production of this beloved work.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2019
On Wednesday, January 15 at 7 pm, hear the fascinating story of Scheherazade and her tales from The Thousand and One Nights (the Arabian Nights) at the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Soundtracks event featuring local, professional storyteller Maria LoBiondo. Presented in partnership with the Princeton Public Library, the free event is designed to be of interest to adult audiences and takes place in the library's Community Room. There will be a brief question and answer period following the presentation.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2019
On Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 8 pm and Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 4 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) performs Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's popular work Scheherazade, Op. 35 on a program with the world premiere of composer Saad Haddad's Clarinet Concerto. A commission of the PSO and the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University, the concerto features Syrian clarinetist Kinan Azmeh. Jacques Ibert's Escales (Ports of Call) completes the array of works to be conducted by Edward T. Cone Music Director Rossen Milanov at Richardson Auditorium on the campus of Princeton University.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 12, 2018
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 22, 2019
59E59 Theaters welcomes the US premiere of SQUARE GO, written by Kieran Hurley and Gary McNair and directed by Finn den Hertog. Produced by Francesca Moody Productions (Fleabag) in association with Seared Productions, SQUARE GO begins performances on Wednesday, June 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 30.
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 17, 2019
Sharjah is gearing up to take live entertainment to new heights with a new and original theatre production titled '1001 Nights: The Last Chapter', which promises to be the largest of its kind. The show is poised to be the grand opening act for the official inauguration of the World Book Capital 2019 celebrations, on April 23, which will pave the way for a year-long celebration of the prestigious UNESCO title Sharjah won last year in recognition of its cultural achievements. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2020
Today's top stories: The Wrong Man, A Strange Loop, and more are nominated for Lortel Awards!
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2020
Cast members from Aladdin on Broadway joined forces to create a dance tutorial for the song 'Arabian Nights'!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2019
The Immanuel and Helen Olshan TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL (TMF) will mount its landmark 30th Anniversary Season June 1-29, celebrating the successes of nearly 3,000 of classical music's rising stars over the past three decades. For this musical milestone, three former TMF Fellows will return to the University of Houston (UH) Moores Opera House (MOH) stage as guest artists:
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2022
Comedy. Romance. Poetry. Whimsy. Julia Rodriguez-Elliott directs a rare revival of Metamorphoses, the multiple award-winning theatrical event by MacArthur “genius” grant recipient Mary Zimmerman (Argonautika).

The Arabian Nights Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has The Arabian Nights been nominated for?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mary Zimmerman .

What productions of The Arabian Nights have there been?
The Arabian Nights has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1994.