TEHRAN –(Iranart)- Hutan Shakiba, the star of Iranian musical adaptation of “Oliver Twist” was honored with the special award of the 15th Iranian Stage Actors Celebration on Saturday.
Shakiba was not present at the celebration held at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall. The celebration is organized annually by the Iranian Theater Forum to honor best actors of the year in theater.
Child actor Mohammad Shakeri was also presented with an award for his role in “Oliver Twist”, a play directed by Hossein Parsai based on “Oliver!”, a 1968 British musical drama film directed by Carol Reed.
The awards for the top three actors went to Farzin Mohaddes for his role in “The Night of Long Knives” by writer/director Ali Shams, Behnam Sharafi for his role in “The Blue Pink” by Sanaz Bayan and Reza Behbudi for playing a role in “An Incident with a Paginator” by Hassan Majuni.
The awards for top three actresses were presented to Elham Shabani for “Blood Glucose” by director Leili Aaj, Ava Sharifi for “Waiting for Adolf” by Alireza Kushk-Jalali and Golchehreh Sajjadieh for “Autumn Sonata” by Jalal Tehrani.