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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.
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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.