Theatre students stage 'Arabian Nights'
Jan. 27, 2011
KALAMAZOO--The future of a kingdom is on the line in Mary Zimmerman's poetic reanimation of "Arabian Nights," being staged Feb. 10-20 by Western Michigan University theatre students. Performances take place in Williams Theatre at the University's Gilmore Theatre Complex.
"Arabian Nights" at Williams Theatre
In this exotic fable, a young bride spins 1,001 stories filled with magic and adventure to save her life and win the sultan's love. But, will her tales be enough to melt her husband's cold heart?
Cast and creative team
Dr. Joan Herrington, professor and chair of theatre, directs the all-student cast, which includes: McGregor Arney, Jody Burns, Adelina Feldman-Schultz, Aubrey Hopkins, Chase LePla, Brian Martin, Julia Mitchell, Chelsea Morgan, Adam Pasen, Tanisha Pyron, Max Rasmussen, Merissa Snead, Max Wardlaw, Kevin Watson and Chelsea Wolocko.
The production team includes: Greg Roehrick and Chelsea Wolocko, set design; Kathryn Wagner, costume design; and Matthew Knewtson, sound and lighting design.
General admission seating for "Arabian Nights" at Williams Theatre is $20, $15 for senior citizens and WMU employees, and $5 for students. Tickets are available by calling (269) 387-6222, online at wmutheatre.com, or by visiting the Gilmore Theatre Complex or Miller Auditorium ticket offices. Group discounts are available by calling (269) 387-3227.
Media contact: Emily Duguay, (269) 387-3227, firstname.lastname@example.org