Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves
1st - 3rd December 2016
of the less commonly performed titles, this innovative script makes new footsteps
in the sand, whilst firmly embracing the spirit of the original Arabian Nights
Very strong characters and storyline keep youngsters enthralled, whilst
heaps of comedy, spectacle and traditional business make for an entertaining
production for all ages.
There are many excellent principal parts, including Dame Fatima Fandango
(a former belly dancer), whilst the Chorus are very much involved,
having the opportunity for some character acting and rousing numbers as the
This exceptionally witty script also includes a very original ultra-violet
scene (optional) and has proved itself to be remarkably flexible, with
plenty of scope for spectacular staging. Whilst it has been performed
many times in small village halls, one production reached an audience of
over 60,000 and had 3 live camels on stage!