Theater

Prometheus/Plague

Director Shahab Agahi Summary Prometheus of Aeschylus is a Titan who – despite the will of Zeus – steals fire from the heavens and brings it to the earthen mankind. He is sentenced to be chained and his liver to be eaten daily. Yet the most thing Aeschylus has not considered –or considered less– is the …

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Spring Breakdown

Director and Playwright Fariborz Karimi About the Show There are four characters: The man and the woman and their minds. Bahar means spring in Farsi. And also, is a female’s name. The character whose name is Bahar is trying to keep her memory in the mind of a man falling into the dark, deep layers of …

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From Darkness

Director Ava Darvishi About the Show The body is a means to exercise power. The French social theorist, Michel Foucault proposes the theory of docile bodies by looking at the history of medicine and the discipline of the human body: a body under the control of the government and medical system in its most private activities. …

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Manus

No Longer on Tour Director and Researcher: Nazanin Sahamizadehh / Verbatim Theatre Group Playwright: Leila Hekmatnia, Keyvan Sarreshteh Actors: Ebrahim Azizi, Ehsan Bayatfar, Ali Pouya Ghasemi, Hana Kamkar, Hamid Reza Mohammadi, Nasrin Nakisa, Nazanin Sahamizadeh and Misagh Zare Plot Summary: Manus as the first ever Iranian show programmed for Adelaide main festival, is a Verbatim play of eight …

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Ali Asghar Dashti

Ali Asghar Dashti is a Tehran-based director and dramaturge. He is the artistic director and founder of the Don Quixote theater group and has directed more than twenty performances, both in theatre and performance arts, since 1997. He was the assistant artistic director of the 36th International Fadjr theater festival and the curator and director …

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Ast(Is)

Director and playwright Parnia Shams Dramaturg Shahab Rahmani Plot Summary: Mahoor, a 16 years old girl had immigrated from Rasht city to Tehran and in the middle of the semester, she enters a non-governmental school. She gets into a close friendship with the best student in that class and this friendship makes a lot of problems for …

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(Fore)named

Director Asghar Dashti About the show is a semi-documentary show about the trip of Director to St. Petersburg in order to do a collaboration with a festival; his proposed show will be based on 3 texts; Dostoyevsky’s “White Nights”, Pushkin’s “The Little Tragedies”, and “One Thousand and One Nights”. After 75% of the show was prepared …

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