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Lookingglass Theatre Extends Mary Zimmerman's Arabian Nights Through August 30 logo
A scene from The Arabian Nights
(© Sean Williams)
Looking Glass Theatre has announced a second extension for its production of The Arabian Nights, adapted and directed by Mary Zimmerman. The production will now close on August 30.

In the piece, King Sharayar vows to murder every virgin in the kingdom after he discovers his wife in the arms of another man. The cast features Ensemble Member Andy White (Abu al-Hasan through Aug 4), Evan Zes (Abu al-Hasan Aug 5 through closing) with Stacey Yen (Scheherezade), Emjoy Gavino (Dunyazade and Aziza), Barzin Akhavan (Harun al-Rashid), Usman Ally (Mad Man), Ryan Artzberger (Shahryar and Aziz), Minita Gandhi (The Other Woman), Allen Gilmore (Ishak of Mosul), Alana Arenas (Sympathy the Learned), Ronnie Malley (Musician), Ramiz Monsef (Sage), Nicole Shalhoub (Perfect Love), Louis Tucci (Jafar, Musician), and Anthony Flemming III (Greengrocer, Robber).

The creative team includes Mara Blumenfeld (costume design), Dan Ostling (scenic design), and Andre Pluess (sound design).

For more information, call 312-337-0665 or visit

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