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Stratford reaches out to include more than classics

Stratford reaches out to include more than classics

Lest we forget who pays the bills, last year the big Stratford Festival up north in Ontario went back to its original name, the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, supporting the retro nomenclature with double fistfuls of the Bard.

Ages of the Moon

Ages of the Moon

by Sam Shepard. (US Premiere) Director: Jimmy Fay Cast: TBA Synopsis: Byron and Ames are old friends, re-united by mutual desperation. Over bourbon on ice, they sit, reflect and bicker until fifty years of love, friendship and rivalry are put to the test at the barrel of a gun. Previews: 9 Jan ...

The Servant of Two Masters

The Servant of Two Masters

Carlo Goldoni monday 7th september, 07:00 PM, The National Theatre of Prague The Servant of Two Masters is a ripe fruit of commedie dell'arte, possessing traditional characters and situations.

An Iranian Troupe at Theater Festival in Austria

An Iranian Troupe at Theater Festival in Austria

Accompanied by an Iranian troupe, Ali Zafar Qahremani Nejad is going to the Theater Festival of Confrontation in Austria. IRAN THEATER – Late October a troupe called Theater of Communication is going to depart for Vienna with a stage production titled “The Voice of Devil”.

Faust fulfills dramatist's dream

Faust fulfills dramatist's dream

A large-scale production of Faust in Mandarin will open for the first time in Beijing later this month following a reprise in Shanghai scheduled for Wednesday.

Revision Time of the County Works

Revision Time of the County Works

The Aug 5 deadline set by the headquarters of the 7th Razavi International Theater Festival for sending CD of the county’s stage productions. IRAN THEATER – According to the public relations of the 7th Razavi International Theater Festival, the troupes from counties whose texts have been ...

Students from 6 Foreign Countries at Saye Venue

Students from 6 Foreign Countries at Saye Venue

IRAN THEATER – Public relations of the city theater reports that Saye venue hosts a play called “U Turn” which was seen by a group of 25 spectators from Bulgaria, Turkey, Hungary, Italy, Armenia, and Georgian.

Skuggar by Jon Fosse

Skuggar by Jon Fosse

The selection had its premiere on "Skuggar" in February 2009 on the Black Box Theater to great cheers from both the public and the press. The idea is through the spring and summer have been shown both in festival and Porsgrunn International Theater Festival. For those who were not with ...

Research Section of Ashoura Rites Meeting Deadline Extended

Research Section of Ashoura Rites Meeting Deadline Extended

In order to enrich research’s bases, the headquarters of the 6th Ashoura Rites Meeting has invited researchers to take part in the research section of this meeting via their articles on the combination of theater, religious-Iranian forms and rituals.

Theater helps kids find purpose

Theater helps kids find purpose

Hamilton County's new Christian Youth Theater, which kicks off today, is a dream come true for Lori Rigdon. "Not only am I able to do something that I love, but I feel that Christian Youth Theater will make a positive impact on children, families and our community," said Rigdon, ...

The Bazaar of Theater Will Take Place

The Bazaar of Theater Will Take Place

For the first time during the history of the Fadjr festival the bazaar of theater will be held. IRAN THEATER – According to the public relations of Dramatic Arts Center, along side the 28th Fadjr International Theater Festival, the first bazaar of theater will be held in order to provide a right ...

"The Shrew:" Fun at the Amphitheater

"The Shrew:" Fun at the Amphitheater

The Tisbury Amphitheater is so neatly tucked away in the woods behind Tashmoo Overlook that to a passerby it is almost completely hidden. A narrow, tangled dirt path leads from the side of the road to the theater, which is formed entirely out of its natural surroundings.

Italian Astuteness

Italian Astuteness

The festival is about to finish, however, the venues and court-yard of the city theater become more and more crowded. Also some well-known faces came in sight among the public. Now read some observations of our reporter:

The Koreans on the Spot Light

The Koreans on the Spot Light

The 3rd day of the 14th International Ritual-Traditional Theater Festival The festival has reached midway point. However, the enthusiasm of the spectators has not deadened yet and it eases off the reporters’ exhaustion. The following is a brief report on the 3rd day of the festival:

Soderbergh Says Sydney Theater Project Is Based on U.S. Murder Case

Soderbergh Says Sydney Theater Project Is Based on U.S. Murder Case

he film director Steven Soderbergh — perhaps best known for the “Ocean’s Eleven” franchise and “Traffic,” although his “Sex, Lies, and Videotape” will always come first for some of us — has tipped his hand a bit about his heretofore under-wraps stage project for the Sydney Theater ...

The Festival Was Warmly Welcomed

The Festival Was Warmly Welcomed

Hosting 23 stage productions and 29 performances of the other sections –includes Ta’ziye, Tea House, and Marionette - the 14th International Ritual-Traditional Theater Festival passed halfway.

Puppet theater helps young Iraqis regain lost childhood

Puppet theater helps young Iraqis regain lost childhood

BEIRUT: The children at Amel Association in the suburbs of south Beirut have been awaiting our arrival all week. Some have already gathered in the center’s main room, where one boy stands inquisitively next to a poster that reads “No child labor allowed” in glaring bold font, while another ...

Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh International Festival

The Edinburgh International Festival attracts top class performers of music, theatre, opera and dance from around the world. The festival also creates a prime time to promote the history and culture of Scotland.

Adaptations Can Also Take Part in the Panorama Section

Adaptations Can Also Take Part in the Panorama Section

IRAN THEATER – according to the Dramatic Arts Center’s public relations, at the requests of some directors to take part in the Iranian Theater Panorama section with adapted texts, the headquarters declared that besides the Iranian texts (first priority), adaptation is also acceptable.