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The performances of David Mamet’s" Oleanna" has been extended

Iran Theater- The play Oleanna is written by David Mamet and directed by Kiarash Dastyar Rost was extended for another three nights.

Kiarash Dastyar Rost  is one of the young and creative directors from Masjed Soleiman city.

The cast includes Ashkan Afshari, Vida Liravi, Shahrad Hesami and Marzieh Baziar

 

Oleanna is a 1992 two-character play by David Mamet, about the power struggle between a university professor and one of his female students, who accuses him of sexual harassment and, by doing so, spoils his chances of being accorded tenure. The play's title, taken from a folk song, refers to a 19th-century escapist vision of utopia. Mamet adapted his play into a 1994 film of the same name.

 

Carol, a college student, is in the office of her professor, John. She expresses frustration that she does not understand the material in his class, despite having read the assigned books and attending his lectures. Of particular concern is a book written by John himself, wherein he questions the modern insistence that everyone participate in higher education, referring to it as "systematic hazing". While talking with Carol, John is often interrupted by the phone ringing. He is about to be granted tenure along with a handsome raise. Anticipating this, John is about to close on a new house, but his wife repeatedly calls with last-minute issues, demanding that he meet her at the home as soon as possible.

 

Tickets for the final days of the "Oleanna" show are being sold online on the Tiwal website.

 

 

 

 

 




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