We are delighted to present a world premiere and brand new adaptation of some of the best and most entertaining folk tales found in The Arabian Nights
Scheherazade tells stories… exhilarating stories full of fun, danger, wonder and passion...but will it be enough…
Can a story save a life?
With stylish ensemble storytelling and live music, Dragonboy Productions breath new life into some of the funniest, most entertaining folk tales from The Arabian Nights including The Little Hunchback, Faisal and the Barber, Behind the Door, Sage Duban and the Vizir and The Voyages of Sindbad.
Newly adapted and directed by Eliot Giuralarocca and performed by a talented cast of actor-musicians the show is suitable for the whole family.
Designed to appeal to a mainstream theatre audience as well as families, lovers of the classics and students that have to review a live performance as part of a theatre studies or drama qualification, the show will be supported by top quality marketing and an online education pack.
This is theatre that cannot be missed!
Directed by Eliot Giuralarocca
In and Out of Chekhov’s Shorts ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Compelling, original...funny...it flows along like a well oiled machine…Unusual artistic cohesion...complex and very skilfully thought out. (Susan Elkin, Sardines Magazine)
Bravo!...The cast played a blinder...a witty whip-smart production (The Greenwich Visitor)
A beautifully interweaving set of fleeting tales. Heartwarming...humorous...delightful... lyrical... A Celebration of life's unpredictability (Always Time for Theatre)
The Tempest ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Nominated for the Gran Premio de Espana de Artes Escenicas (Le Tendre Amour)
Truly electrifying theatre…Beautifully crafted…A masterpiece….Fantastically talented and versatile cast!…A masterful re-telling…Unique and captivating! (Blackeyed theatre)
Thrilling...totally mesmerising…wickedly innovative…a triumph!…One of the most innovative and gripping theatre performances I've seen...Extremely inventive...this is great theatre…stunning…the sheer theatricality was a joy to watch...intensely thrilling...A remarkable evening that ended with a standing ovation. (Blackeyed Theatre)
The Great Gatsby ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beguiling and Captivating…Riveting..…
A masterpiece of timing...Exquisitely entertaining…immensely accomplished...A memorable evening, I urge you not to miss it! (Blackeyed Theatre)
Artistic Director, Dragonboy Productions
After studying for a degree in English Language and Literature at Oxford, Eliot has spent 30 years working solidly as an actor in Theatre, Film, T.V. and Opera while also working as an actor, theatre Director and Theatre maker.
Eliot directed and performed in the company's last show, In and Out of Chekhov’s Shorts, which he adapted from some of the best of Anton Chekhov’s short stories. The production toured to 27 theatres across the country and was warmly received by critics and audiences alike. His production of The Tempest, which he adapted and created for the British Council's Shakespeare Lives programme, toured throughout Europe and was subsequently nominated for the Spanish Grand Prize for the Performing Arts. He directed Blackeyed Theatre’s acclaimed national tours of Frankenstein, The Great Gatsby, Dracula and Not About Heroes while for Armonico Consort he directed productions of Baroque around the Block, Monteverdi’s Flying Circus and The Imperfect Pearl an Arts Council funded production about the life of the Baroque composer Domenico Zipoli. He also directed the world premiere of Knackerman by Rosanna Negrotti and Stephen Sharkey’s minaturist piece Retrospective at the Arcola Theatre.
Dragonboy Productions provides venues with excellent marketing materials and support including:
• Suitable for small and mid scale theatres
• Get-in 4 hours/Get out 1 hour/Same day get-in possible.
• The Company consists of 4 performers and 1 crew
• Running time approx 1 hour 45 mins plus interval
• See www.dragonboyproductions.com for latest details
For terms, conditions and all enquiries, please contact
Administrator : Samantha Warner
Sam@dragonboyproductions.com, Tel 07399 706487
Director and Adaptation : Eliot Giuralarocca
email@example.com, Tel 07961 141315
It's been a tough few months. Coronavirus appeared and has done it's level best to put pay to an awful lot of hard work, locking down the entire Theatre community and tearing up programming, touring plans and aspirations with it. As things stand no one is quite sure when theatres will be back open for business, but when that day comes, all of us at Dragonboy HQ are determined to be ready for it!
Lockdown has at least given us time to work on the script for the next show and Writer and Director Eliot Giuralarocca spent
a really enjoyable few hours with some fabulous actors on Zoom - reading, talking about and developing Tales from a Thousand and One Nights.
The show is shaping up very nicely and we look forward to the day when we can roar back into life!
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