When Jehan smiled by day, the sun shone brightly over the wondrous city of Baghdad: when she smiled by night, the stars glittered and sparkled.
But one morning gloom falls over the city, Jehan has lost her smile.
With the help of the wise hoopoe bird, jugglers, fire-eaters and artists are invited from across the world to try to help but to no avail. Until one day Jehan is helped to uncover a dazzling beauty, a beauty that had always been there…
This simple tale is infused with a gentle spirit and is rich in meaning. Derived from a collection of Islamic stories, Tutti Frutti’s imaginative and colourful production of this multicultural story with its fabulous original music will delight adults and children over 3.
‘Story, acting, music and presentation was brilliant’— Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn
‘Wonderful. The performers were very talented musically and theatrically and the production was superb. The simplicity of props meant it was an excellent stimulus for our own work’
– The Grange School, Harlescott