Readings of plays from French literature to be held in Tehran

February 6, 2019 - 18:48

TEHRAN – Four plays from French literature will be read in a joint Iranian-French project entitled “Create Space” in Tehran next week.

The reading performance will be held in Persian based on translations by Tinush Nazmju at the Tehran Independent Theater, Noreddin Heidari Maher, the manager of the project, announced in a press release on Wednesday.

“” by written in French by Turkish writer Sedef Ecer is one of the plays.

Haitian writer Jean-Rene Lemoine’s “Erzuli Dahomey, the Goddess of Love”, Belgian playwright Celine Delbecq’s “The Wild Child” and Algerian writer Mohamed Kacimi’s “I Love Death as You Love Life” are other plays selected for the project.

Directors Arash Absalan, Mehran Ranjbar, Iman Afsharian and Shiva Ordui will direct the performances, which will be attended by the playwrights. 

The performances will be held from February 12 to 19 as a part of the 37th Fajr International Theater Festival, which will take place in Tehran from February 11 to 23.


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