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Of cramped minds and murdering of self; Servati’s ambitious staging of ‘Crime and Punishment’ in Tehran 16 Jul 2019

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.

‘The Divine Comedy: Purgatory’ to go on stage in Hungary 18 Mar 2019

‘The Divine Comedy: Purgatory’ to go on stage in Hungary

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.

‘Corpse Bride’ to walk on Iranian stage 06 Mar 2019

‘Corpse Bride’ to walk on Iranian stage

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.

37th Fajr Theater Festival names winners, ‘(Fore)named’ wins grand prix 24 Feb 2019

37th Fajr Theater Festival names winners, ‘(Fore)named’ wins grand prix

 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 […]

24 Sep 2018

Filmmaker and translator Parviz Tayidi dies at 81

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 […]

Aran Theater Troupe to restage Ashura opera puppet show in Tehran 23 Sep 2018

Aran Theater Troupe to restage Ashura opera puppet show in Tehran

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 […]

Torino to host Iranian ‘Summerless’ theatre 09 Jun 2018

Torino to host Iranian ‘Summerless’ theatre

 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 theatergoers welcome monolog “Hedgehog” 17 May 2018

Tehran theatergoers welcome monolog “Hedgehog”

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 […]

“Count to One” now for French theatergoers 15 Mar 2018

“Count to One” now for French theatergoers

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. […]

Fajr theater festival to hold photo, poster exhibition next week 27 Feb 2018

Fajr theater festival to hold photo, poster exhibition next week

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 […]