Top artists of post-revolution Iranian theater honored

February 20, 2019

TEHRAN – The organizers of the 37th Fajr International Theater Festival honored ten top artists of the post-revolution Iranian theater during a ceremony held at Tehran’s City Theater Complex on Tuesday. 

Directors Azam Borujerdi, Saeid Esmaeili, Hossein Alambakhsh and Mahmud Farhang were among the honorees. 

Actor Maryam Motaref, Neda Sabeti and Karim Akbari Mobarakeh, scholar Nasrollah Qaderi, producer Amir-Hossein Shafiei and writer Morteza Shahkaram were also honored.

Moreover, “40 Years of Theater”, a book that reviews the post-revolution Iranian theater, was unveiled during the ceremony. 

Published by Iran’s Dramatic Arts Center, the book has been compiled by Iranian theater experts Manuchehr Akbarlu and Ali Izadi.

The Fajr International Theater Festival will come to an end on Saturday.

Photo: Director Azam Borujerdi (L) receives her award from the organizers of the 37th Fajr International Theater Festival at Tehran’s City Theater Complex on February 19, 2019.

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