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07/11/13

"Arash: A Play Reading" at Stanford University

Written and Directed by Bahram Beyzaie
With Mojdeh Shamsaie and Mohsen Namjoo
Program and Performance in Persian

Arash is one of the most enduring stories of Iranian mythology. A few artists have offered their own renditions of this remarkable tale - the story of a man who offers to end the bloodshed between Iran and its neighbor, Touran, and instead uses the power of his arrow to determine the border of the two countries. Arash is one of Bahram Beyzaie's earliest writings, and though it has been performed numerous times, in numerous countries and languages, it has never been directed by Beyzaie himself. We are proud to present a stage reading of this singular work, with two of their generation's most acclaimed artists, Mojdeh Shamsaie and Mohsen Namjoo, in the leading roles. Each performance is approximately seventy minutes, and will be preceded by brief introductory remarks by Bahram Beyzaie. Please note the program and performance will be in Persian.

TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets will be available for sale as of Friday, July 5th, 2013
Purchase tickets in person or by phone:
Stanford Ticket Office
Tresidder Center Union, 459 Lagunita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305
The Stanford Ticket Office can be reached by phone at 650-725-2787.
Telephone hours are Monday through Friday 10am-5pm

Program: Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location:  Annenberg Auditorium
Contact: Iranian Studies Program
Phone #: 650 724 0939
E-mail: iranianstudies@stanford.edu or psherpa@stanford.edu

 

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