Kismet Edit

Stage Musical (1953), Movie Musical (1955).
Music: Alexander Borodin, Lyrics: George Forrest and Robert Wright, Book: Charles Lederer and Luther Davis.


Set in the Arabian Nights, a public poet assumes the identity of a beggar, Hajj, and through a series of cons, curses, and mistaken identities, he becomes appointed Emir of Baghdad. He runs off with the beautiful Lalume, after getting rid of her husband, the wicked Wazir.


Musical Heaven

Stage ReviewsEdit

New York Times Review Feb 11, 2006
TheaterMania Review 2006
Variety Review 2006
CurtainUp Review 2004
Talkin' Broadway Los Angeles Review 2004

Movie ReviewsEdit

New York Times Movie Review Dec 9, 1955
Internet Movie Database User Comments


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