Kismet Theater Costume Rental Phoenix

A tale of mistaken identity, rags to riches, young love, and fate. The "Hajj", a poetic beggar, along with his daughter, Marsinah sell rhymes sitting street side outside a temple. When the poet sends his daughter to the bazaar to steal oranges, he takes the place of the Hajj to beg, pretending to be his cousin. The Poet (Hajj), Marsinah, and Marsinah's lover the Caliph defy all odds for love and prosperity.

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Marsinah

About the Costume
Shown here wearing a silvery grey costume of stretch velour and knit. Her costume is less revealing than many of the other female characters in the show.

About the Character
Marsinah is the daughter of Haj, the poet. She works with him in his con games in the marketplace. When looking at a house to buy, she meets and falls in love with the young Caliph who is disguised as a gardener. Will true love triumph?

Pricing
Costumes of this type rent in the range of $50 to $75

Options
Many other costumes available for this character.





Hajj - The Poet

About the Costume
Hajj is wearing a belted, open front metallic tunic with satin leggings and a small turban with boots.

About the Character
Hajj is a poet/con man who sells his wares...bits of poetry...in the marketplace. When he cannot sell any verses, he takes the place of a beggar making curses at anyone who does not give him money. His biggest score is managing to convince robbers, brigands, and those in the palace that he is a great sage and should be treated as such.

Pricing
Costumes of this type rent in the range of $50 to $75 and the boots rent for $25.

Options
Many other costumes available for this character.





LaLume

About the Costume
LaLume is wearing a two piece harem outfit of black velvet and peach chiffon with a matching headpiece.

About the Character
LaLume is the beautiful, scheming wife of the Wazir who falls in love with Hajj and wishes him for herself.

Pricing
Costumes of this type rent for $50 to $75

Options
Many other costumes available for this character.





Wazir

About the Costume
The Wazir is wearing metallic bloused pants with a bloused shirt, long vest, sash and turban.

About the Character
The Wazir is the chief of police and an evil and greedy man. In order to get a much needed loan, he promises the King of Ababu that the Caliph will marry one of (or all three of) his daughters, the Princesses Ababu.

Pricing
Costumes of this type rent from $50 to $100

Options
Many other costumes available for this character.





Master Brigand Jawan

About the Costume
The Master Brigand is dress in mostly black with shirt, pants,long vest, cape, sash, turban.

About the Character
Jawan is a master thief and and assassin wanted by the Wazir and police force of Baghdad. He is also looking for his long lost son.

Pricing
Costumes of this type rent for $60 to $100.

Options
This character may also be dressed less flashy.





Caliph

About the Costume
The Caliph is shown here wearing his Wedding Procession costume. Shirt, pants, vest, turban, sash and medallion.

About the Character
The Caliph is the young ruler of Baghdad who must soon wed. He is being manipulated by the Wazir to marry the Princesses Ababu though he has fallen in love with Marsinah, daughter of Hajj.

Pricing
Costumes of this type rent for $60 to $100

Options
Should be dressed more opulently than other characters.





Hassan Ben

About the Costume
Hassan Ben is wearing a loose fitting shirt, bloused pants, vest, sash and turban with boots.

About the Character
Hassan Ben is a man of the desert who kidnaps Hajj and takes him to the Master Brigand.

Pricing
Costumes of this type rent for $45 to $75. Boots rent for $25

Options
Many other costumes available for this character.





Omar

About the Costume
Omar is shown wearing set of desert robes with a traditional Arab headwrap.

About the Character
Omar is chief advisor to the Caliph.

Pricing
Robe sets of this type rent for $50 to $100

Options
Options coming soon!





2nd Policeman

About the Costume
The guard is shown wearing a simple bloused shirt, vest, bloused pants, sash and headring.

About the Character
The guards are the police force led by the Wazir.

Pricing
Costumes of this type rent for $45 to $75.

Options
Options coming soon!





Princess Zubbediya

About the Costume
Zubbediya is wearing a gold harem costume with bra, skirt, jacket, belt and headpiece.

About the Character
Zubbediya is a princess from Damascus sent to Baghdad as a possible wife for the Caliph.

Pricing
Costumes of this type rent from $50 to $100

Options
Options coming soon!





Princesses Ababu

About the Costume
The Princesses Ababu are from a warrior culture so they are dressed as female warriors complete with weapons and shields.

About the Character
The Princesses Ababu are sent by their father so that one (or all three) may marry the Caliph thus binding the two kingdoms. Initially they do not wish to remain in Baghdad, but after LaLume convinces them to stay, they fight for the privilege to marry the Caliph killing one of the other candidates in the process.

Pricing
These types of costumes rent in the range of $50 to $100.

Options
Options coming soon!





Chorus Members

About the Costume
We have many harem and Middle eastern style costumes.

About the Character
The various background characters such as members of the Wazir's harem, the sellers and customers in the market, all need costumes too

Pricing
Range of prices from $35 to $100.

Options
Options coming soon!





Harem Members

About the Costume
Costumes available for all characters

About the Character
Harem members

Pricing
Prices range from $45 to $100

Options
Options coming soon!





Chorus Members

About the Costume
Large assortment of bloused pants, shirts, vest, turbans, etc available for chorus members.

About the Character
Palace guards, policemen, etc

Pricing
$35 to $75 range of rental prices.

Options
Options coming soon!