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Target Margin revives this acclaimed production, which brings to life various interwoven stories about the sexes — their conflicts, their love, their tricks. Pay No Attention to the Girl was created by the company from various translations/transmissions of The One Thousand and One Nights. These ancient stories of power and sex turn out to be not so ancient after all. When a slave girl comes forward to tell her story publicly about a prince's advances, he pushes back with his own story. The viziers try to silence her, but she insists on speaking up. Whose story is it to tell? The tales' Islamic context makes them especially urgent today; have we forgotten that "in the name of Allah…" is an invocation of mercy, compassion, and peace?

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