Turkish theater discussed at Fajr festival 

February 18, 2019

TEHRAN – Theater in Turkey was discussed during a session organized by the 37th Fajr International Theater Festival in Tehran on Sunday.

Turkish playwright Ozen Yula and Istanbul Theatre Festival director Leman Yilmaz delivered speeches at the session held at the City Theater Complex. A number of Iranian critics and experts attended the meeting.

Yilmaz welcomed a plan to organize a similar session for Iranian theater during the 2019 edition of the Istanbul Theatre Festival.

Based on the plan, troupes from Iran will also perform readings of a selection of plays by their fellow playwrights at the Istanbul festival. 

The Fajr International Theater Festival will be running until February 23.

Photo: Istanbul Theater Festival director Leman Yilmaz attends a session held at Tehran’s City Theater Complex February 17, 2019 to review Turkish theater. (Iran Theater) 

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