|Pinocchio to go on stage in Tehran||
TEHRAN – The Iranian director Mohammadreza Maleki will stage “Pinocchio” from August 24 at Tehran’s Honar Hall.
“We have extracted some adventures from Pinocchio for staging in the form of a play,” Maleki told the Persian service of ISNA on Tuesday.
Pinocchio is a fictional character and the protagonist of the children’s novel “The Adventures of Pinocchio”: (1883), by the Italian writer Carlo Collodi.
Azadeh Dastmalchi dramatized some parts of the novel for the play.
Maryam Ashuri, Ali Baruti, Milad Ramezani, Mohammad-Ali Hosseinalipur and Morvarid Mehr will star in the play.
Created by a woodcarver named Geppetto who lived in a small Italian village, Pinocchio was a wooden puppet, but dreamed of becoming a real boy.
All the characters in the Pinocchio story will appear on stage as well as another character named Abji, who will represent the conscience of Pinocchio, he concluded.
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