Iranian playwright joins juries of Russian fest. of Martin McDonagh

Sep. 30 – Iranian playwright Ardeshir Salehipour has been selected to join the jury panel at the 2nd International Festival of Marin McDonagh in Russian city of Perm.

ImanNews.com - Russian Perm will host the Second International Festival of Martin McDonagh on October 1-7, 2016. The Festival is expected to bring together distinguished Russian and foreign theatres as well as lovers of modern theater art, in particular of the artwork of Martin McDonagh.

The Festival will bring together the best productions based on the plays of Martin McDonagh from theatres of Russia, Iran, Poland, Serbia, the Czech Republic, Montenegro, Azerbaijan, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Iranian university professor and playwright Ardeshir Salehpour will also join the jury panel for the festival.

Many of McDonagh’s plays have been staged in Iran, including 'The Pillowman', 'The Lieutenant of Inishmore', 'The Beauty Queen of Leenane' , 'The Cripple of Inishmaan', and 'The Lonesome West'.

In another similar event, Iranian international filmmaker Touraj Aslani has been selected as a jury for the first Sulaymaniyah International Film Festival in Iraqi Kurdistan to be held on 1-4 October, 2016.

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