Six Pillars Broadcast – Ayatollah Khomaniac
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Ayatollah Khomaniac

Actor-Puppeteer Peyvand Sadeghian is a Persian-Chinese-Brit with a background in boundary-pushing theatre. Soon, at the Soho Theatre, for the ‘Cabaret & Drag Lab on 21st July, experience Sadeghian’s world of drag, cabaret, and a Persian Punch & Judy to explore what her life might have been like as a citizen of Iran. Sadeghian is listed … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – ‘At Home in Gaza and London’
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Six Pillars Broadcast – ‘At Home in Gaza and London’

This week on Resonance104.4FM, a visit from Julian Maynard, one of the directors of Station House Opera’s ground-breaking new piece: At Home in Gaza and London at Battersea Arts Centre. Using live-streaming, recorded video and innovative projection, At Home in Gaza and London brings performers from Gaza and London together live, in one performative, yet … Continue reading

‘The Hills Are Alive’ – The Sound of Music in Iran
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‘The Hills Are Alive’ – The Sound of Music in Iran

Tickets are already selling out in Tehran for Hadi Rozat’s adaptation of Richard Rodger’s 1959 musical and Robert Wise’s highly acclaimed world famous film “The Sound of Music“, which will go on stage at the Vahdat Theater, Tehran.  The opera house in Tehran was built in 1967 and was part-based on the Vienna State Opera, … Continue reading

Theatre, London – A Private Dream
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Theatre, London – A Private Dream

Behrouz Vosoughi, Golshifteh Farahani and Soussan Farokhnia in a London performance of a Persian language production currently touring the world “A Private Dream“. Behrouz Vossoughi (b.1938 in Khoy, West Azarbaijan, Iran) began acting with a role in  Samuel Khachikian’s Toofan dar shahr-e ma. Vossoughi became a major star following his performance as the brooding hero in … Continue reading

Pardeh Khani Performance: ‘Rostam and Sohrab’
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Pardeh Khani Performance: ‘Rostam and Sohrab’

Off the Curtain: A Performance of Rostam and Sohrab – Tuesday 20 August, 7pm Pardeh Khani (reading off the curtain) combines acting, narrating, and intimate storytelling with innovative stage prepping.  In the almost interactive Off the Curtain female storyteller Sara Mashayekh provides the audience with an alternative form of presenting an epic story and breaks … Continue reading