Houman Rahnamoun, theater director and actor, will join the cast of “The Miser”, which is going to be directed by Maryam Kazemi and performed by Freewill Theater Company.
The cast members of “The Miser”, is translated by Maryam Kazemi, are busy rehearsing the play in Pardis Tehran Theater Complex, Iran Theater reported, adding that joining of Houman Rahnamoun would complete the team.
Houman Rahnamoun staged “Fools”, a comic fable by American playwright Neil Simon, in Mehrab Hall last year. Mr Rahnamoun will play Cleante in “The Miser”.
Other cast members include Hossein Moheb-Ahari, Jamshid Jahanzadeh, Afshin Zarei, Milad Ramezani (Varjavand), Erfan Maydanlou, Hesam Kalantari, Nazanin Safa, Mehrdad Zamani, Fatemeh Khodabandelou, Saeed Qarehdaghli, Hassan Hemmati, Mehdi Ramezani, Shadi Karayeen, Narges Safamanesh, Somayeh Beigi, Saeed Taheri, Majid Mozafari, Tania Zare’, Amir Fallahirad, Iman Masoud, Parsa Sohani, Shaghayegh Aslani, Pedram Qarekhani, Bita Ettefagh, Sama Ahmadi and Saba Karimian.
The child and adolescent actors and actresses are Amir Ali Banihashem, Baran Khosronejad, Mani Moshefi and Farimah Kayhani.
The group has so far staged “The Taming of the Shrew” by William Shakespeare, “Ugly Princess”, “Mah Pishouni” and “Auntie Marjan and Rooster”. The performances had been warmly welcomed by theater-goers in the past.
Ms Kazemi had explained earlier in April that the new play would be a comedy and musical, aiming to create joyful moments for the spectators with a touch by the troupe’s style.
A five-act comedy in prose, “The Miser” is written by the French playwright Molière. It was first performed on September 9, 1668, in the theatre of the Palais-Royal in Paris.
“The Miser” will be staged in Pardis Tehran Theater Complex in summer.