One Googol and One by Aidaa Peerzada - Batco at Brava Theater
One Googol and One is a play about historical injustices and how each of our stories from the past shape our modern identities. A modern adaptation of "The Thousand and One Nights".
One Googol and One by Aidaa Peerzada has been developed as a Bay Area Theatre Company devised theater production directed by Aidaa Peerzada & Marcelo Javier Pereira. One Googol and One takes the classic tale of "The Thousand and One Nights" and places it into a modern day university. In this production the audience takes a journey with Sher, a multi ethnic Muslim-American creative writing student and Scheherazade a superheroine of the Islamic golden age. They move with a range of little-known historical figures including Zhang Quain, Al-Mamun, Abu-Bakr and Atahualpa building performance environments through physical theatre, dance, and music.
A play about historical injustices and how each of our stories from the past shape our modern identities. Set in different times and places the production takes on various mediums of dialogue through contemporary verse (spoken word), classical verse, and naturalistic dialogue. The production team features music composed by Lisa Quoresimo, set & lighting design/ by Claudio Silva Restrepo, movement choreographed by Lauren Unbekant with costume design by Sehar Peerzada. The production is directed by Aidaa Peerzada & Marcelo Javier Pereira working collaboratively with a cast that includes Aidaa Peerzada, Linda Maria Giron, Natasha LaGrone, Lisa Hu, Isa Musni, Jocelyn Thompson, Adela Fornes, Mercedes White, Emon Elboudwarej,
Category: Arts | Performing Arts | Theatre | Stage.
Artists / Speakers: Aidaa Peerzada, Marcelo Javier Pereira, Aidaa Peerzada, Linda Maria, Natasha LaGrone, Lisa Hu, Isa Musni, Jocelyn Thompson, Adela Fornes, Mercedes White, Emon Elboudwarej, Tonalli Vargas, Lisa Quoresimo, Claudio Silva Restrepo , Lauren Unbekant, Sehar Peerzada.
Advance: USD 45.00,
Under 30: USD 35.00