The last performance of “Seven Days of Tir 60 (June) 1981”, which was co-directed by Mohammad Larati and Kamran Shahlaei, closed at Sayeh Hall while it paid tribute to family of martyr Sarafraz, one of 72 people killed in an explosion on June 28, 1981.
Managing director of Iran Association of Performing Arts promised that the association would support theater studies in provinces financially.
Fifty-three plays from 17 provinces are so far submitted to the 12th Razavi Theater Festival, said acting deputy head of North Khorasan culture and Islamic guidance department for artistic affairs.
Minister of culture and Islamic guidance opened an exhibition of works of late theater and cinema actor, Davoud Rashidi.
“The Miser”, which is directed by Maryam Kazemi, opens on Friday with the participation of members of media and photographers.
Ali Moradkhani, deputy culture minister for artistic affairs, described social role of theater as one of the responsibilities of the art towards its society, stressing that it could inject wisdom and enlightenment into the society.
Culture minister stressed on the social mission of theater, especially in the fourth decade after Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, promising a big jump for this art.
“Khayyam Opera”, which is directed by renowned director Behrouz Gharibpour, opens on July 16 at Ferdowsi Hall.
A specialized meeting on “Future of Theater in Provinces” opened at Sangelaj Theater of Tehran with the participation of minister of culture and Islamic guidance, Seyyed Reza Salehi Amiri, deputy culture minister for artistic affairs, Ali Moradkhani, and director general of Dramatic Arts Center, Mahdi Shafiee.
Farhad Mohandespour, secretary of the 36th Fadjr International Theater Festival, said at the press conference of the festival on Saturday that he would try to improve the quality of the event to the international standard.
“Wet Fish Dream”, which is directed by Pouran Darzi, opens at Paytakht Theater on July 13.
Iran Theater: Playing the role of Iran’s biggest terrorist, Alireza Kolahi Samadi, may seem not difficult at first look. But when an actor wants to play the role will understand that there are not many details on him, making his behavior and personality vague, Iran Theater reported.