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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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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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Simin and Farzan

MaaHee Theatre Group Director and playwright Fahimeh Abedini (based on Alexander Pushkin’s Russlan and Lyudmila) Summary This is a love story between a princess and a knight; Simin & Farzan. It’s their wedding night when in an unexpected event Simin gets kidnapped. Farzan begins a journey, he meets new people, passes different obstacles and overcomes his …

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Apart-ment

Director and Playwright Keyvan Sarreshteh About the Show Apart-ment is the story of a boy and the different apartments he has lived in. The boy is the performer, the director and the writer of the play and the play is the story of his life. Apart-ment is an attempt to show a life, as it …

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Flight No. 745

Director and Playwright Marjan Poorgholamhossein Summary It is the story of a woman who fled from Iran as a child in the beginning years of Iran-Iraq war for immigration and now after 30 years, she is on her way back to sell their house in Iran. This show is about her bright childhood and her …

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