Rumi: The Musical examines the transformative and powerful relationship between Rumi and his mentor Shams Tabrizi, and how this extraordinary friendship, integral to Rumi’s development as both thinker and writer, impacted the lives of Rumi’s family, friends and followers, contextualising many of his popular words and works
.Written by Dana Al Fardan and Nadim Naaman, Rumi: The Musical is based on a Story by Evren Sharma, with Orchestrations and Arrangements by Joe Davison and Vocal Arrangements by Nikki Davison.
The Score is inspired by the global scale of Rumi’s outreach and influence, which has always broken cultural borders and resonated with hearts and minds across Continents; combining Middle Eastern authenticity with Classical influences and Contemporary Musical Theatre, with Lyrics derived from Rumi’s poetry.
"The score hooks you straight from the start - you are transported to the Middle East where classical influences and musical theatre meet head on, in spectacular fashion."
☆☆☆☆☆ - Musical Theatre Review