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‘Iranian Theatre Most Influential in Middle East’

‘Iranian Theatre Most Influential in Middle East’

A renowned Nigerian theatre director has hailed Iranian drama, saying that the country has the strongest theatre industry in the Middle East.

Female-Only Carmen Opera to be Performed in Iran’s Capital

The Carmen opera involving women actors is to be performed for Female audience at a Tehran theatre for the first time since the 1979 Islamic Revolution

Spanish Playwright’s Masterpiece on Stage in Tehran

Veteran Iranian director Ali Rafiei has staged an adaptation of Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca’s “The House of Bernarda Alba” in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Victor Hugo’s ‘Les Miserables’ on Stage in Tehran

Iranian director Hossein Parsaei has staged a big-budget musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece “Les Misérables” in the Royal Hall of Espinas Palace Hotel in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Epic Play with Disabled Actors Staged after 10-Year Rehearsal

An epic play with 30 elderly and disabled actors was finally staged in Iran after nearly a decade of rehearsal.

Hesar Kharvan; A Hub of Passion Play in Iran during Muharram

Hesar Kharvan village in Qazvin province is among the places where Ta’zieh, the Iranian-Islamic passion play, has always been an integral part of mourning ceremonies held for the martyrdom of third Shiite Imam, Hussein ibn Ali, during the lunar month of Muharram.

Ta’zieh: An Islamic Passion Play Depicting Battle between Good, Evil

Islamic passion plays, known as Ta'zieh in Iran, are dramatic performances which depict battles between good and evil characters, who are clearly distinguished by wearing costumes with distinct, and meaningful, colours.

International Puppet Theatre Festival Opens in Tehran

The 17th edition of Tehran International Puppet Theatre Festival known as “Mobarak” was opened on Wednesday, August 22, in Tehran's Water and Fire Park.

Tehran Hosts Street Performances on World Theatre Day

Iranian Artists’ House in downtown Tehran recently hosted street theatrical performances to mark the World Theatre Day.
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“Iranian Theatre Deserves to Be Known Globally”

Leading Iranian artist Pari Saberi says Iran’s theatre has a great potential to become global and is ready to take long strides towards a brighter future.