Iranian troupe to perform “Wild Duck” at Ibsen festivals

TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) -- Iranian stage director Nader Borhani Marand will perform Henrik Ibsen’s “The Wild Duck” at the Ibsen Theater Festival which will be held in Bangladesh, Nepal and India.

Sponsored by the Centre for Asian Theater, the Ibsen Theater Festival will be held in Dhaka and Nepal as well as New Dehli this year, Borhani told MNA.


The Norwegian government invited the troupe to the festival. The play will go on stage on November 21 in Dhaka, and Nepal will host the play on November 28, he said.


The play was performed at the Tehran City Theater’s Chaharsu Hall in winter 2007 and Siamak Safari, Elham Pavehnejad, Ali Milani, Farzin Mohaddes, Hooman Barqnavard and Ayyub Aqakhani are among the cast.


Known as the “father of modern drama,” Henrik Johan Ibsen was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright of realistic drama and poet. Alongside Olav Duun and Knut Hamsun, Ibsen is held to be the greatest of Norwegian authors, celebrated as a national symbol by Norwegians, and one of the most important playwrights of all time.





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