Taipei National University of the Arts
Venue: T305 Experimental Theatre, Taipei
Director: Lien-Chi Chang
Set Designer: Shi-Chang Yang
Costume Designer: Hong-Jun Lai
Lighting Designer: I-Shun Lee
'Die Arabische Nacht' (Arabian Night) is a fantasy script which is written by a German playwright, Roland Schimmelpfennig. He used an unique way of talking this mysterious story. The actors are not just playing the show, in their dialogue, their have to explain their status each time.
In addition, during the show, we can see five actors with five status and five positions , presenting at the same time.
In June, a hot day. In a normal building, the caretaker find out that water disappeared in the 7th floor. He start to look for the water.
In the 7th floor, Fatima and her roommate Franziska, just doing the same things like normal days. Always, Franziska drunk some wine and the fall asleep until tomorrow morning. But tonight, unexpectedly, she wake up.
Karpati, who lives in the opposite building, hearing the voice of water and coming to this building to find the voice. Then he was grabbed by something and then locked in the bottle.
And Kalil, Fatima’s boyfriend, who always looking for Fatima. But the misunderstand let Fatima want to kill him.
Five performers, five different states, it is a night that overturn their normal life.