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.
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.
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.