Memoirs of an Arabian Princess from Zanzibar

Return to an era when Zanzibar was ruled by sultans, and enter a vanished world of harams, slave trading and court intrigues. Rita Parisi of Waterfall Productions has adapted Salamah's memoirs into a one woman theatrical presentation, where you will "meet" the former princess and learn about her life in Zanzibar and Germany, from childhood to being a young widow with small children.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 2:30pm to 3:45pm

Tisbury Senior Center
34 Pine Tree Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

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Rita Parisi is a SAG actress. As Salamah bint Said she'll tell you her story about how she fled her gilded cage and eloped with a German trader to Europe and wrote her fascinating memoir about 19th Century Arabic and African royal life.