The play also brought Ebrahimi the award for best director during the closing ceremony of the festival organized at the Hamoon Theater in Tehran.
Comedy Friends is about a young couple who don’t have any friends. They decide to hire another couple as their friends with whom to hang out.
Arvin Shah-Hosseini was picked as best actor for his role in Disorder directed by Mohammad Nejad, while Sara Shahrudian was named best actress for her role in Aman by Seyyed Mojtaba Jeddi.
Sina Shafiei received the best playwright award for his play The Godfather.
The star of the acclaimed Iranian movies Standing in the Dust and The Midday Event, Hadi Hejazifar, is the founder of the independent festival, which aims to introduce promising troupes and theatrical figures.
Source: Tehran Times