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Nassirian: Success demands cradle to grave involvement

Prominent Iranian actor Ali Nassirian (born in 1924) is one of the few Iranian actors whose age has failed to prevent him from working,...

Iran Marks 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Death

Several Iranian thespians, stage artists, and literati attended a ceremony held on Saturday night in Tehran to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of the British dramatist William Shakespeare.

Tehran theater to host “The Yalta Game”

Levon Haftvan will direct Irish playwright Brian Patrick Friel’s “The Yalta Game” at Tehran’s Konesh-e Moaser Hall on Wednesday.

Shakespeare’s Globe performs “Hamlet” in Tehran

Shakespeare’s Globe, a London-based theater troupe, performed a fresh version of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy “Hamlet” at Tehran’s Iranshahr Theater Complex on Thursday.

Fadjr Theater Festival Underway in Tehran

The 34th edition of Fadjr International Theater Festival kicked off in the Iranian capital on January 21, and will go on until February 1....

Street theater festival, painting expo for the disabled (PHOTOS)

During the three-day festival 15 troupes made up of actors with disabilities performed in different locations across the capital and an expo of paintings was held.
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Street theater in Tehran (PHOTOS)

A play which shows the long wait of a mother whose son has been martyred at war is on stage at Tehran’s Daneshjou Park for ten nights.
The Lieutenant of Inishmore

The Lieutenant of Inishmore back on Tehran streets

The translation of The Lieutenant of Inishmore, a satirical play by Martin McDonagh, is on second reprint in Iran.
London, Rome, Tehran, Amsterdam Theater

London, Rome, Tehran, Amsterdam to go to Europe

London, Rome, Tehran, Amsterdam, a joint production of Iran and the Netherlands which is on stage in Iran, will have performances in Europe in 2015.
Behrouz Gharibpour - Puppet Opera

Iran director Gharibpour to perform Sa’adi puppet opera

Behrouz Gharibpour plans to take a new puppet opera show about the life story of Persian poet Sa’adi to the stage for the 2015 Fajr Theater Festival.

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