Iran to organize exhibition of theatrical productions at Fajr festival

January 2, 2019

TEHRAN – Iran plans to organize an exhibition during the 37th Fajr International Theater Festival for the first to present its national theatrical productions.

The National Showcase for Iranian Dramatic Arts will be held from February 14 to 18 in Tehran, the director of the international section of the festival, Saeid Asadi, said in a press release on Tuesday.

“The showcase is aimed at introducing Iranian theatrical productions to guests coming from other countries to the event,” he added.

He noted that the showcase’s guests will carefully be selected from among those people who could create opportunities for Iranian troupes.

The troupes are scheduled to present their works based on a comprehensive program during the exhibition.

Seven plays will be performed by Iranian troupes in the international competition of the 37th Fajr International Theater Festival, which is scheduled to take place in Tehran from February 11 to 23.

“Flight Instructions for Captain and Cabin Crew” by Farhad Fozuni, “Steve Jobs” by Mehran Ranjbar and “She” by Arash Dadgar are among the plays.

“Mother” by Majid Kazemzadeh, “Death and the Penguin” by Payam Dehkordi, “The Play” by Masud Haqpanah and “Oblomov” by Siavash Bahadori-Rad will also be staged at the event. 

Photo: A poster for the 37th Fajr International Theater Festival.


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