In BYU's 'Arabian Nights,' the power of stories to change lives is revealed
By Blair Howell
For the Deseret News–Published: Saturday, May 19 2012 3:00 p.m. MDT
PROVO – Storytelling took on a new meaning for the clever maiden named Scheherazade. In “The Book of 1,001 Nights,” the cliff-hanging stories she would weave for her cruel sultan husband each night were quite literally life-saving.
The Brigham Young University Theatre Department will stage the Utah premiere of a boldly reimagined adaptation of one of the world’s most enduring works of literature. To make the show wholly unique, selections from award-winning author Mary Zimmerman’s “Arabian Nights” are combined with stories crafted by students. READ MORE>>>>