‘1001 Nights: Last Chapter’, A Breathtaking Act Tonight (Tuesday) in Sharjah
The two biggest brains behind this massive Sharjah original, Philippe Skaff and Sébastien Soldevila, affirm the show will change the face of live entertainment
Sharjah, April 22, 2019:The two men who have led the creation of ‘1001 Nights: The Last Chapter’, a massive stage production by Al Majaz Amphitheatre that will officially unveil Sharjah as UNESCO World Book Capital 2019 at the Al Majaz Amphitheatre today (Tuesday April 23rd), need no introduction.
Philippe Skaff, one of the most acclaimed creative professionals in the Middle East, along with Canadian artist and ex Crique du Soleil actor, Sébastien Soldevila, represent the formidable duo who have been at the helm of this epic, One Thousand and One Nights inspired production.
On the eve of the show’s debut, they have raised the bar of excitement and anticipation saying in unison that the UAE and the world are in for a jaw-dropping experience.
“You will be living a dream,” says, Skaff, Director of Creation of The Last Chapter, who is confident the show will be a game-changer in the Gulf’s entertainment world. “An untold story of Scheherazade will be narrated through best-in-class theatrical performances,” he says, which the Al Majaz show is bringing to life as ‘The Last Chapter’.
He further said: “The production will hold its ground as the most spectacular stage adaptation of the most decorated folk tales in Arab culture, and reinforce Sharjah’s status as a centre of excellence in entertainment inspired by the region’s own culture.
“No effort has been spared to make this show a world-class act, and will be a first for the Arab region. It is the most immersive experience yet into the One Thousand and One Nights anthology, developed by some of the world’s best theatrical and technical teams.”
To this, Show Director, Soldevila adds that ‘The Last Chapter’ will be, “awe-inspiring in the way it will create a panorama of vibrant live imagery, music, and skillful acrobatics on an evocative set created by some of the best in the business.” He asserts it will be a spectacular experience for the whole family, not to be missed.
“The show will allow us to revisit one of Arabia’s most-loved folk classics, freshly interpreted by contemporary artists and the very best in the world of live entertainment. We are bringing a whole new way of storytelling, never experienced before by theatre-goers and culture enthusiasts.”
The first-of-its-kind, live entertainment production in the region will run one daily show for five days till Saturday, April 27. Tickets available at https://sharjah.platinumlist.net/event-tickets/74556/1001-nights-the-last-chapter