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Mary Zimmerman's The Arabian Nights

East meets West for an evening embracing storytelling in all its power, humor, and healing.  In a traditional and contemporary play that communicates the interconnectedness of all, nineteen West actors take on a multitude of comedic and dramatic roles to tell the stories of Scheherezade as she attempts to save her own life night after night under the watchful stare of Shahryar.  Adapted from The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, The Arabian Nights written by Mary Zimmerman is sure to not only entertain, but amaze.

Admission is $5.00 and may be purchased from any cast member or at the door.


Scheherezade, Sympathy the Learned, and others - Abigail Stallbaumer

Dunyazade, Girl, and others - Claire Perry

Shahryar, Mock Khalifah, Aziz, and others - Jacob Edelman-Dolan

Perfect Love, Other Woman, Persian, and others - Claire Sundbye

Harun al-Rashid, Sheikh al-Islam, and others - Lucero Padilla

Wazir, First Sage, and others - Grant Hebert

Greengrocer, Robber, Kadi, and others - Scott Rak

Jester, Prince of Fools, Boy, Kurd, and others - Skyler Lindquist

Pastrycook, Madman, Jafar, and others - Sergio White

Third Sage, Ishak of Mosul, and others - Marisol Chavez

Butcher, Sympathy’s Brother, and others - Rider Heymans

Sheikh, Chief of Police, and others - Daniel Piland

Slave Girl, Jester’s Wife, Girl in Garden, and others - Baylee Parsons

Clarinetest, Bride, and others - Breana Tiffany

Second Sage and others - Giovan Rodriguez

Azizah and others - Quinn American Horse

Shop Assistant, Poor Man, and others - Tracy Bell

Chief of Keys, Abu al-Hasan, and others - Denilson Lopez

Dancing Girl, Experienced Woman, and others - Korie Ann Ashburn


Crew List

Stage Manager - (McCoy)

Becca Stottlemire

Props - (Ralston/Sturges)

Sean Trail, Zach Young, Adam Bourne, Lucas Jackson, Jesse Barnes, Katy Allen, Catherine LaRue, Sydnee Parsons, Nina Killion, Taylor Wingert-Ashlock

Costumes - (Hopkins)

Grace Cole, Angelica Salazar, Alexis Watson, Michaela Troxell, Jennifer Gamblian, Tanya Martinez

Make-Up - (McCoy)

Anastasiya Grigoryeva, Unique Wilson, Tanya Martinez, Rachael Damerval, Sierra White

Publicity/House Managers - (McCoy)

Octavian Johnson, Civana Patterson, Brianna Gomez, Bailey Williams, Alex Reid,  Tatiyana Wade, Elizabeth Stegman, Illena Arellano, Liz Freeman

Sound - (McCoy/Kinsinger)

Alex Kinsinger, Elizabeth Stegman

Lights - (Callaway)

Alex Kinsinger, Brenden Willetts,  Andrew Mannell, Jacob Letsch, Anastasiya Grigoryevna

Earlier Event: September 18
Pops Concert 2014
Later Event: November 19