Just a few days after the banning of Iranian movie Leila’s Brothers, which received an accolade at the Cannes Film Festival, a play produced by Navid Mohammadzadeh, the movie’s actor, has been stopped from being performed.
Veteran Iranian radio and television presenter and announcer Alireza Ghaffari has died of a heart attack.
On Saturday, the seventh day of the 40th Fajr International Theater Festival, the City Theater complex of the Iranian capital, Tehran, was the scene of several street and stage performances.
Street theatre is one of the most popular parts of Fajr International Festival, which is held in Tehran every February.
Iranian actress Behnoush Tabatabai, who recently appeared in an Iranian theatrical adaptation of musical film "Mary Poppins", has in an Instagram post called on her American counterpart in the movie, Julie Andrews, to come to Iran to watch the play.
A group of Iranian teenagers from the Juvenile Detention Centre in Tehran have staged a play named Oliver Twist based on the famous classic of the same name by British writer Charles Dickens, as part of a campaign to “support Iranian Oliver Twists.”
Iran is, for the first time, going to participate in a major international theatre design event held in the Czech Republic.
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
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.
An epic play with 30 elderly and disabled actors was finally staged in Iran after nearly a decade of rehearsal.
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.
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.
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.
Iranian Artists’ House in downtown Tehran recently hosted street theatrical performances to mark the World Theatre Day.
The 36th edition of Fajr International Theatre Festival, the most important theatre event in Iran, is underway in Tehran in various fields, including street performances.
A group of European theatre festival organizer who recently visited Iran have praised the Iranian theatre audiences saying these people are ‘wonderful’ in terms of their enthusiasm and reactions to what they see on the stage.
A play named “Isfahan, the City of Polish Children” written by the Iranian dramatist Mohammad Charmshir and choreographed by Roxana Mehrafzun will be staged in City Theatre of Tehran from November 27 to December 3.
The 12th edition of Marivan International Street Theatre Festival was opened in Marivan County in western Iran on Saturday, September 9.
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