Apr 17 2014 - 18:30
A brief historical overview of theatrical performances in prison, particularly in Iran. The presentation is based on an essay.
You can contact the Iranian Studies Program for a copy of the essay after the event has occurred.
Nasser Rahmaninejad, a foremost, celebrated Iranian artist started his career in theatre in 1959 Iran. In response to the authoritarian cultural policies and harsh censorship of the Shah’s regime, he founded his alternative, independent theatre group, Mehr in 1966.
His group, which later changed its name to Iran Theatre Association, became very influential in the field, ...