Of cramped minds and murdering of self; Servati’s ambitious staging of ‘Crime and Punishment’ in Tehran
Iranian director Reza Servati took a more ambitious step in his theater career by staging Fyodor Dostoevsky’s complex and highly-praised novel ‘Crime and Punishment’. The result was jaw-dropping stage design and convincing performance.
Written and directed by Iranian theater director Ebrahim Poshtkouhi, ‘The Divine Comedy: Purgatory’ will go on stage in Hungary with a cast composition of Iranian and forging actors.
For the very first time, an Iranian team will give life to a musical performance of Tim Burton’s famous Gothic romance ‘Corpse Bride’ at the luxurious Espinas Palace Hotel in Tehran.
The 37th Fajr International Theater Festival named winners during an award ceremony on Sat. evening, awarding the festival’s grand prix to ‘(Fore)named’ directed by Ali Asghar Dashti from Iran. Curtains fell on the 37th edition of Iran’s major theater event, Fajr International Theater Festival, during an award ceremony on Saturday evening at Vahdat Hall in […]
Parviz Tayidi, Iranian film and theater director and the translator of “An Actor’s Work on a Role” by Russian theater practitioner Konstantin Stanislavski (1863-1938), has died in Tehran. He was 81, Persian media reported on Sunday. Tayidi had a great role in introducing theater to Iranian stage actors through his Persian translation of “An Actor’s […]
Director Behruz Gharibpur plans to restage the Ashura opera puppet show with his Aran Theater Troupe at Tehran’s Ferdowsi Hall during October, the group announced on Saturday. The opera is about the battle of Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions against the Umayyad dynasty during Ashura, the tenth day of the month of Muharram on […]
Iran’s ‘Summerless’ play directed by Amir Reza Koohestani will be performed on Saturday and Sunday in ‘Festival delle Colline Torinesi’ held in Torino, Italy. Mona Ahmadi, Saeid Changizian, Leyli Rashidi and Juliette Rezai will perform in this play. Also, Summerless is due to attend Farnce’s 2018 Festival d’Avignon held between July 8-15. The team will […]
TEHRAN – “The Hedgehog” has scored a stunning success at the box office by selling over 2000 tickets in the week following its premiere at the Samandarian Hall of the Iranshahr Theater Complex in Tehran, the Persian service of ILNA reported on Wednesday. The monolog, which is directed and performed by Bahram Afshari, is about […]
TEHRAN – The Iranian puppetry troupe Yase Tamam is now in France to perform their acclaimed play “Count to One” in three cities of the country. The group that is led by director and writer Zahra Sabri will give three performances at the Théâtre d’argile in Frouard, the first of which will take place today. […]
TEHRAN — The 36th Fajr International Theater Festival is scheduled to showcase collections of photos and posters in an exhibition, which will open at Tehran’s Qasr Garden Museum on Saturday. The posters and photos are of plays performed, or theatrical events organized, in Iran over the past year, the secretary of the photo section, Amir […]