City Theater of Tehran

  • Directed by Tohid Masoumi, new play The Fly is on stage in the Sayeh Hall of Tehran’s City Theater until 9 August. Based on The Toth Family, a play by Hungarian writer István Örkény, The Fly is set in Hungary during World War II, and is about the visit of an army Major to the rural house of the Tut family.

  • Directed by Ali Asghar Rasekh Rad, a loose adaptation of Medea is playing on stage in the Tehran City Theater’s Ghashghaei Hall until 21 June. Medea is an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides, based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BC.

  • Directed by Mehdi Sabbaghi, new play Rabbit Hole has gone on stage in the Sayeh Hall of Tehran’s City Theater. You can watch the new play until 4 June. Rabbit Hole is a play written by David Lindsay-Abaire. It was the recipient of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

  • Directed by Mikaeil Shahrestani, new play Singer of Manhattan Streets has gone on stage in the Charsou Salon of Tehran City Theater. The play ends on 7 February.

  • Directed by Masoud Delkhah, King Lear has gone on stage at City Theater of Tehran until 7 December. King Lear is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. It depicts the gradual descent into madness of the title character, after he disposes of his kingdom by giving bequests to two of his three daughters egged on by their continual flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all.

  • Written and directed by Hossein Alambakhsh, new play Khatoun has gone on stage in the main hall of City Theater of Tehran until 5 November.

  • A collection of plays written by Mahmoud Ostad Mohammad was unveiled during a ceremony at the City Theater of Tehran. Mohammad Rahmanian, Shahram Gilabadi, and Abolfazl Poorarab were among the special guests and fans to also honor the late Iranian playwright. Seasoned Iranian playwright and stage director Mahmoud Ostad Mohammad has passed away on July 25, 2013.