TEHRAN.(Iranart) – Six foreign troupes will be participating in the 17th Mobarak International Puppet Theater Festival, which is scheduled to be held in Tehran from August 23 to 29.
Croatian director Morana Dolenc will stage “Wanda LaVanda” written by Jelena Tondini.
The play is about Wanda, a sheep that due to its wool of many colors and unusual appearance stands out among other animals, her surroundings and friends.
A French group is scheduled to perform “A King without an Answer” by playwright and director Jean-Baptiste Puech.
“The Small Theater from the End of the World” from the French director Ezequiel Garcia-Romeu will also be performed at the festival. Garcia-Romeu has co-written the play with Laurent Caillon.
Dutch director Charlotte Puijk-Joolen will stage “Exuvia”. The play written by Puijk-Joolen and Ananda Puijk is about the search for our inner possibilities and limitations.
The festival will also host a Taiwanese group, which will perform “Journey to the West: Mayhem in the Crystal Palace”. Yung-Chih Lin will direct the play written by Sheng-Chieh Wu.
Afghan director Mohammad (Kaveh) Ayreek has also been invited to stage “The Black Hair and Jalali”.