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1001 Nights: A Love Story about Loving Stories

Members say: Excruciating, Indulgent, Clever, Funny, Edgy
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Members
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Atlantic Theater for Kids presents a new take on the classic 'Arabian Nights' fables featuring songs by Tony Award winner Robert Lopez of 'Avenue Q' and Disney’s 'Frozen' fame.

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In this celebration of brainy imagination over brawn, a princess uses her wits to save a kingdom from an evil decree as she spins tale after tale for a narrow-minded king. This playful adaptation of the 'Arabian Nights' fairy tales is recommended for ages 6 and up.

 

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Reviews (3)

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90
The New York Times

"Mr. Koplan has nimbly directed the 70-minute production, which frames the grim premise in a nonscary way...It’s hard to say what’s funnier: the many rhyming jokes or the stage business, which includes an 'Open Sesame,' 'Shut Sesame' routine that’s like 'Who’s on First' in ancient Arabia. The show’s feminism, though, feels 21st-century fresh. Sherry/Scheherazade always triumphs, whether she’s pitted against a homicidal king or a homework-obsessed dad." Full Review

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71
Avg Score

62
Edgy, Intense, Indulgent, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if See it if you like documrnted movies

Don't see it if It's better not to see it

79
Funny, Clever, Delightful

See it if You like shows that have remnants of the past.

Don't see it if You want something more modern