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Illyria: Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves
August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
EVENT TAKES PLACE AT CARDIGAN CASTLE
Young Ali Baba stumbles across an enchanted cave when he overhears the magic words that open it: “Open Sesame!”. Inside the cave he finds untold amounts of gold and jewels, and takes some of it home to show his wife. But what will he do when she chides him for stealing? Can he keep the secret from his jealous brother? And when the Robber King comes looking for the missing treasure supported by an army of 40 angry thieves – will he and his family survive?
The show is notable for a scene where one character polishes off most of the thieves – 37 to be precise, and you can count each one – with a cast of just five of the most hardworking actors in the business!
Perfect summer fun for thieves and vagabonds aged 5+
YN CYMRYD LLE YNG NGHASTELL ABERTEIFI
Mae’r Ali Baba ifanc yn ymbalfalu ar draws ogof swynedig pan mae’n clywed y geiriau hudol sy’n ei hagor: “Open Sesame!”. Tu fewn yr ogof, mae’n darganfod aur a gemau di -bendraw. Ond beth yw hynt a helynt Ali Baba ar ôl ei ddarganfyddiad rhyfeddol? Illyria oedd y cwmni cyntaf i deithio theatr i blant ar y raddfa hon, a nawr yn eu 28ain tymor, yn dilyn llwyddiannau ysgubol eu sioeau blaenorol, gellir eu hystyried fel y goreuon yn eu maes. Hwyl a sbri ar gyfer y teulu oll.
Yn addas i oedran 5 +
Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes (including a 20 minute interval)