Armenian troupes to read Iranian plays

TEHRAN, Sept. 8 (MNA) -- Armenian stage actors will read Iranian plays during sessions to be held from September 12 to 19 in Yerevan.

Eight Iranian plays selected by the playwrights will be read by Armenian artists with a question and answer session following the readings, the spokesman of Iran Playwright Association told the Persian service of IRNA.

The eight Iranian plays will be also be published in Armenia and additional works will be introduced for translation, he said.

“The Wall” by Alireza Naderi, “The Used Blade” by Mohammad-Amir Yarahmadi, Mohammad Yaqubi’s “Draught and Lie”, Behzad Sediqi’s “On the Phone”, Afruz Foruzand’’s “Dream Room”, Haleh Moshtaqinia’s “Insecurity” and Faramarz Talebi’s “Wheel” are the plays.

An Armenian delegation will travel to Iran next year. Iran’s Afraz Publications will release a Persian version of some of the plays in the near future, he added.

Playwright Alireza Naderi will talk at the event on the influence of Armenian theater on theater in Iran and Behzad Sediqi on the translation of Armenian dramatic literature in Iran.

Veteran translator Andranik Khochumian will also accompany the delegation.

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