Already closed | 1h 15m | Brooklyn

Marjana and the Forty Thieves

From 5 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Indulgent, Ambitious, Funny, Absorbing

About the show

Target Margin Theater’s latest production delves into a new section of "The One Thousand and One Nights": the tale of Ali Baba. Or is it the story of Marjana, the intelligent woman who always figures out what is really going on? More…

This new production continues the company’s exploration of this boundless collection of classic Islamic stories, which began last season with "Pay No Attention To The Girl."

1h 15m | Already closed | The DOXSEE (Brooklyn)

Member Reviews (5)


Clever, Indulgent, Ambitious, Funny, Absorbing

Delightful, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy lovely ambiance. You want to explore storytelling rather than stories.

Don't see it if You want a single, clear narrative. You dislike atypical seating.

A little cliched / gimmicky in execution, Indulgent, Great acting, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if you're a fan of fable-based, ensemble-created/performed pieces that feel a little bit old-fashioned in focus or scope.

Don't see it if you want to see a truly inventive or thoughtful take on a classical piece of the literary canon.

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April 8th, 2019
"The narrative is dotted with much contemporary vernacular...This does not make the rambling proceedings any more compelling, though sound designer Goodman mixes in fairly entertaining modern music...The cast takes over a traditional stage to act out the titular story in an old-fashioned, broadly...
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April 3rd, 2019
“It’s a story about stories...Perfect source material for a director like Herskovits...The entire cast was solid...The character work is extraordinary, including the seamless passing back and forth of different roles. You never feel like you’re struggling to remember who’s who because it really d...
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