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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
PAST: OUTDOOR READING: WSC Avant Bard presents Theatrical Readings of selections from "One Thousand and One Nights" under the stars at Lubber Run Park in Arlington, VA, not too far from the Ballston Metro, SAT, June 14th from 7:00pm - 9:00pm, Free, Bring a blanket to sit on if you can
WSC Avant Bard presents an outdoor theatrical reading of selections from "One Thousand and One Nights" at Lubber Run's Fire Ring in Arlington, VA as part of the Gaurav Gopalan Free Reading Series. "Many of us tell stories to understand our lives, Shahrazad tells them to save hers." Come discover the extraordinary tales that kept Shahrazad alive for 1001 nights! Adapted for the stage by Hanan al-Shaykh & Tim Supple. Directed by WSC Avant Bard company member Lynn Sharp Spears, who brought her thrilling rendition of Beowulf to the Lubber Run Fire Ring last June!
The tales will be enlivened by musical accompaniment in this special staged reading under the stars; picnic baskets and blankets are strongly encouraged.
(two blocks north of Rt. 50) Arlington, VA - see map
Metro: Ballston, just under a mile walk from the metro, see walking map, about 19 minutes according to google maps, about a 7 minute bike ride, see bike map, or a short taxi ride. You can also catch the #4B or #4E bus to Park Dr and N 2nd St.