Iranian play to vie at ActOral festival in France

Iranian playwright and stage director Amir Reza Kouhestani is to stage his play, titled Timeloss, at the 2013 edition of ActOral festival in the French city of Marseille.

Timeloss is Kouhestani’s another version of his 2001 masterpiece Dance on Glass but with his altered views.

The play is slated to be staged in Persian but with English subtitles on October 9 and 10, 2013.

Amir Reza Kouhestani is one of the most prolific Iranian theater directors who has participated in numerous national and international events.

Kouhestani’s adapted play Ivanov garnered rave reviews in two European countries of Germany and Belgium.

Playwright and short story writer, Amir Reza Kouhestani began his theatrical career in 1996 as a performer and wrote his first play And the Day Never Came in 1999.

He was the co-director of the International Workshop in the Theater der Welt Festival and participated in the 2003 international debate, The Rights and Roles of Young People as Artsmakers, at the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT).

The ActOral festival brings together numerous groups in diverse forms such as poetry, theater, dance and novels.

This year’s ActOral celebration is holding 45 events that kicked off on September 24 and will run through October 13.

By Press TV

 

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