Saturday, December 3, 2022


Winners of Fajr Int’l Theatre Festival Announced

The 35th edition of Fajr International Theatre Festival, Iran’s most prestigious theatre event, has announced its winners.

Fajr Int’l Theatre Festival Underway in Iran

The 35th edition of Fajr International Theatre Festival is underway in Tehran and seven other provincial centres with performances from local and international groups.

Tehran Hosts Theatre Officials from Western Asia

A group of theatre executives from 13 western Asian countries visited Tehran to learn about Iran's potentialities in dramatic arts and theatre.

16th “Mobarak” Int’l Puppet Theatre Festival Opens in Tehran

The 16th edition of Tehran International Mobarak Puppet Theatre Festival kicked off on Monday, August 22, in Tehran. The festival, which will be open to...

Tehran to Host Centre for Satire

The Tehran Municipality have recently opened a centre for satire to brighten up the face of the megacity.

Theatre Performance Inspired by Albert Camus to Take the Stage in Tehran

A play based on the works of Albert Camus, called The State of Plague and created by theatre artist Tino Salehi, has been scheduled for this autumn at Tehran’s Iranshahr Theatre Hall.

Behrouz Gharibpour’s Next Puppet Show Based on Omar Khayyam

The director of the Aran Puppet Theatre Group, Behruz Gharibpur, has focused on the life story of the Persian mathematician, astronomer and poet Omar Khayyam (1048-1131) in his operatic puppet show, which is scheduled to be performed in Tehran in the near future.

Iranian ‘Macbeth’ Awarded by Russia Association of Theatre Critics

An Iranian staging of Macbeth, directed by Reza Servati, won an award from the Russia Association of Theatre Critics.

Play to Explore Love Story between Afghan Migrant and Iranian Gypsy

Director and actor Ayyub Aqakhani plans to stage a play about a love story between an Afghan migrant and an Iranian gypsy woman.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

Iranian theater troupes to perform at Swiss festival

Two theater troupes from Iran will give performances at the 35th Zurich Theater Spectacle, an international festival, which is held in Switzerland every year in summer.

Artists commemorate Hamid Samandarian

The Iranian artistic community has honored the memory of renowned theater director Hamid Samandarian. A July 14th issue of Iran Daily – a Tehran-based English-language newspaper – ran a short report on the ceremony to mark the occasion.

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