Rumi x 7 = Tales From the Masnavi
A Poetic Circus Extravaganza
Directed by Hafiz Karmali | Performed by Golden Thread’s Fairytale Players
Rumi comes to life as never before through this lively adaptation of one of the world’s greatest poets in Rumi x 7= Tales from the Masnavi. Rumi’s timeless tales explore the ties that bind human kind to the natural world, to their dreams and to their infinite potential. Seven breathtaking vignettes fuse classical Persian poetry with a dazzling panorama of circus arts and commedia dell arte. Let your imagination soar through this awe-inspiring journey that celebrates the cycle of life and humanity’s universal bond.
This production runs approximately 50-minutes followed by 20-min Q & A session included.
Spring 2013 Tour:
Asian Art Museum (200 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102)
Date: 3/16/13 | Time: 12pm
San Francisco Day School (350 Masonic Ave., San Francisco, CA 94118)
Date: 3/18/13 | Time: 1:25
Pacific School of Religion- Sacred Snapshots event (1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley, CA)
Date: 4/20/13 | Time: 5pm | Price: $10 (entire Sacred Snapshots event)
La Pena Cultural Center (3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705)
Date: 5/4/13 | Time: 10:30am | Price: $6 (adults), $5 (children)
Jewish Community Center of East Bay (1414 Walnut St., Berkeley, CA 94709)
Date: 5/2/13 | Time: 6:30pm | Price: $15
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Previous work by Golden Thread’s Fairytale Players has been presented at various locations such as the Asian Art Museum, San Jose Discovery Museum, La Peña Cultural Center, Islamic Cultural Center, the United States of Asian America Festival, San Francisco TheatreFest, San Diego World Theatre Festival, and the Dia de los Niños Festival in San Francisco, and more! We have also performed at numerous schools and libraries in the Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco and San Mateo counties.
We are currently booking for our summer and fall tour!
We can partner with your organization to build a package that meets your educational, production and cost needs. All of our productions include the option of a post-performance dramatic workshop.