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Friday, May 25, 2018

A Persian Puppeteer in London

By Tara Biglari "Dream and Destiny: Persian Modern Tales" was the title of a show performed at the Little Angel Theatre in Islington, north London,...

Sixteen-Month Incarceration of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Inspires New London Play

By Tara Biglari A play inspired by the plight of British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – a Thomson Reuters Foundation employee incarcerated in Iran for more than...

Iranian-American Actor Anthony Azizi Stars in Tony Award Winner

By Laura van Straaten Anthony Azizi is a star of "Oslo," which just won the Tony Award for best play. It’s about the top-secret,...

Shakespeare in Farsi: London’s Saam Theatre Group Turns Newly Arrived Iranians into Actors

By Susanna Huth
Every September, a Persian-English theater festival is organized in London. Highly popular with the Iranian community, it brings together drama talents from all over the world to celebrate aspects of Iranian culture in both Farsi and English.

Shirin Neshat, Actor Abbas Bakhtiari Star in Shakespeare’s Tempest

William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. He is the author of a tragicomedy called The Tempest, which...