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One man’s Game Over, means another’s game has just begun.
Game Over is a contemporary retelling of the evocative Arabian Nights stories, where Scheherazade transports the King to a magical world through storytelling every night so that he will spare her life.
This work-in-progress showing blends traditional Arabic storytelling and multi-media to tell the real life stories of recent events across the Arab Spring.
It is so named as ‘Game Over’ was the slogan of choice at many demonstrations directed at departing tyrants across the Arab Spring. It also mirrors the 'game' going on in the Arabian Nights story and encompasses themes of gender and power in the Arab world.
Written by Iraqi playwright, Abas ElJanabi.
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Venue: Contact Theatre
M15 6JA 53.463364, -2.232627
Enquiries: 0161 274 0600
→ Oxford Road 17 min walk
→ Manchester Piccadilly 17 min walk