Many of you have dreamed of watching one for years. Here’s your chance to do so in Lebanon, at the Casino du Liban, on October 12, 13 and 14.
Majnoun Leila – مجنون ليلى is the first-ever “Broadway musical” to be entirely produced in Lebanon. It’s a unique adaptation of the classic tale of Qays & Leila, narrated by a circus troupe led by a flamboyant leading player; A story of forbidden love portrayed by whimsical characters in a dark humoristic setting, as described by the event’s Facebook page.
More than 60 talented artists are participating in this unique production, and more than 25 professional dancers and circus talents will perform live on stage on the 3 nights, in what promises to be a fantastic musical.
The list of singers includes Manel Mallat, Nicolas Daniel and Fouad Yammine as well as the following members in bold to name a few:
– Written, choreographed and directed by Roy Khoury, an accomplished singer, dancer and actor with a degree in Broadway Musical Theatre from NYFA in New York, USA.
– Music by Elio Kallasi, who will be leading a live orchestra of 23 musicians.
– Book by Kristian Abouanni, who will also be performing as a singer in the role of Qais.
– Lyrics by Anthony from the prominent Lebanese boyband Adonis.
– Costumes by Bassem Feghali, who will be performing as well.
– Produced by Abdo Khoury and Nayla El Khoury Saadeh.
Tickets are on sale at all Virgin Ticketing box office branches [here].
You can watch the trailer, as well as a behind-the-scenes video below.
Many more can be found on the musical’s Facebook page.
#MajnounLeila_TheMusical مجنون_ليلى# October 12, 13 and 14 at CASINO DU LIBAN Theatre.Written, Choreographed and Directed by : #RoyKhouryFeaturing : Manel Mallat منال ملاط, Kristian Abouanni كريستيان ابو عني with Fouad Yammine, Bassem Feghali and Nicolas Daniel Perla N. Tanios, Serena Abinader, Regina SimeonidesWith a Live #Orchestra and more than 50 #Artists singing, dancing and juggling on stage!Music by : Elio Kallassi Lyrics by Anthony From AdonisCostumes by : Bassem FeghaliProducer : Abdo KhouryProduced by : Nayla El Khoury Saadeh*TVC directed by Kristian Abouanni
Posted by Majnoun Leila – مجنون ليلى on Friday, September 14, 2018
Welcome to the #Circus!Introducing #MajnounLeila – #مجنون_ليلى the locally crafted Lebanese Broadway Musical.أهلا وسهلا #بالسيرك!من قدملكن #مجنون_ليلى , مسرحية غنائية لبنانية من أجواء برودواي.
Posted by Majnoun Leila – مجنون ليلى on Friday, July 27, 2018