Geneva festival next stop for Mehr Theater Group’s “Summerless” 

September 1, 2018

TEHRAN – Iranian director Amir-Reza Kuhestani’s Mehr Theater Group will perform “Summerless” at the La Bâtie Festival in Geneva, Switzerland as part their European tour.

Two performances have been arranged for September 6 and 8, the group has announced.

A cast composed of Mona Ahmadi, Saeid Changizian and Leili Rashidi accompanies the troupe. 

The play stages the relationships between members of the new generation, eager to discover the world and live in a different society, an essential show to understand the current transformations of Iranian society.

Mehr’s European tour started with performances during the Festival Delle Colline Torinesi from the Italian city of Torino in June.

The troupe will next move to Germany and will go on stage in the Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, an independent production house in Frankfurt on September 26 and 27.

They will then be in Munich to go on stage at Münchner Kammerspiele on October 16 and 17.

The group will leave Germany for France to perform at the Théâtre National de Bretagne, a cultural institution in Rennes, to perform the play from November 22 to 24. 

DeSingel, an international arts center in the Belgian city of Antwerp, will host Mehr for their 2018 final performances on November 28 and 29. 

Photo: A scene from director Amir-Reza Kuhestani’s “Summerless”

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