What We Like: A look at 'Rumi: the Musical' in 'The Guardian'

The upcoming production is the work of Qatari composer Dana Al Fardan, who has collaborated with British Lebanese singer, actor and writer Nadim Naaman, to create 'Rumi: The Musical'
What We Like: A look at 'Rumi: the Musical' in 'The Guardian'

For those lucky enough to be in London at the end of November, they are in for a treat. That's when Rumi: The Musical will be at the London Coliseum, 23-24 November.

We're all familiar with the Afghan-born poet Jalal al-Din Rumi these days -- he is after all the best selling poet in the USA and his verses are quoted anywhere and everywhere, from Instagram to the songs of Madonna.

But how much do we really know about the Sufi master? That's what The Guardian newspaper questions in their article featuring an interview with Nada al Fardan and Nadim Naaman, the creative team behind this new musical production.

Turns out, not much. And it's great to be inspired and educated about Rumi, Shams of Tabriz and much much more.

For the full piece, check out The Guardian's website.

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