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"Drought and Lies": A Play The Washington Theatre Group

Washington Theatre Group's new production coming to Washington DC on Sunday October 27, 2013 at the Center For The Arts - Concert Hall in George Mason University.

Directed by Farid Bozorgmehr, this is a play about the young professional generation of Iranians in Iran and their marital and social problems and conflicts. Written by one of the best Iranian playwrights, Mohammad Yaghoubi, whose controversial plays have created a lot of sensation in Iran. The production of his plays have recently been banned in Iran.

Written by: Mohammad Yaghoubi
Directed by: Farid Bozorgmehr
Cast: Shahin Shakibi , Parisa Farhadi , Khosrow Ranjbar , Samira Bazgir

Director's Profile: Farid Bozorgmehr is a theater major. He graduated from "The college of Dramatic Arts" in Tehran and Received his Master's degree in Theater from "The American University" in Washington DC.

In Iran, Bozorgmehr worked as an actor, assistant director with masters such as late Hamid Samandarian, Ezatolla Entezami, and Ali Nassirian. He also directed several plays. In US, Bozorgmehr has staged several plays at the American University; he has also produced and acted in two plays with Mr. Ali Nassirian in US and Canada in the 1990s . He then started working with Amir Naderi as consultant and producer in almost all of his American films from 1996 to 2012. He also made two documentaries of himself throughout the years 1996-2005. In November 2012, he served at Gijon International Film Festival in Spain as a Jury member.  Currently, Bozorgmehr is working on a new project to be co-produced with Amir Naderi in 2014.



Date: Sunday October 27, 2013

Center For The Arts - Concert Hall, George Mason University
4400 University Dr. Fairfax, VA 22030

Tickets: $40, $35, $30
George Mason:
Box Office: 703-993-2787 (buy online)
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