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Fairytale Players Present

Nasrudin's Magnificent Journey to Samarkand

by Torange Yeghiazarian

Remember my friend, one who has heaven in his heart is always well-dressed!

Nasrudin's Magnificent Journey to Samarkand

In this performances, we will follow Nasrudin’s adventures as he takes a round about path to his final destination through Konya, Bukhara, Damascus, and Isfahan! His travels feature ancient carvansari and bazars on the ancient Silk Road.

Will Nasrudin and his faithful donkey ever make it to Samarkand, the center of arts and crafts on the ancient Silk Road? There is only one way to find out!

February 17, 2011 - February 17, 2013

Bay Area Schools & Libraries

Written by Torange Yeghiazarian

Directed by Torange Yeghiazarian

Featuring Aylin Guvenc, Mahsa Matin

Adapted from folks tales centered around the wise fool renowned in Central Asia, Turkey and Iran - Mulla Nasrudin or Nasrudin Hoja - Nasrudin’s Magnificent Journey to Samarkand is a colorful and dynamic performance with dance and music. Nasrudin’s clever wisdom and propensity for exposing hypocracy, frequently gets him into trouble.

Recommended reading:

The Pleasantries of the Incredible Mulla Nasrudin by Idrsi Shah

Disturber of Peace by Leonid Solovyov

The Hungry Coat by Demi

Cast & Crew

Torange Yeghiazarian

Director/Adapter

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