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Theatre
Iran Theatre
Iran Theater Workshop
CoffeeTheatre
City Theatre
Cinema Theatre
Deep.ir
Fadjr International Theatre Festival
Farhangestan Honar
Iran Theatre Association
Manzar
Theatre Blog
Theatre Khiabani
Theatre MA
Theatre Forum
3rd Theatre
4fasltheatre
Exploring Iran through theatre (BBC)

Puppetry (Khaymeshab Bazi)
Iranian Puppetry
Association of Iranian Puppeteers
Kanoon
Iranian Puppetry (Apple Tree Group)
Persian puppetry to go on world heritage list

Ta'zieh
Ta'zieh
History of Ta'zieh in Iran
Ta'zieh Ali Akbar (Video)

Comdey
Ruhozi Theater
Ruhozi (World encyclopedia of contemporary theatre)
Siah Bazi (Directed by Maryam Khakipour)

Theatre Groups
AV Theatre
Bazi Theatre
Leev Theatre
Mehr Theatre
Naqshineh Theatre
Niayesh Theatre
Saya Theatre
Shalize Theatre
Tajrobeh Theatre

Theatre Directors
Bahram Beyzaie (Official Site)
Niloofar Beyzaei
Behrouz Gharibpour
Mahmood Karimi-Hakak
Amir Reza Koohestani
Mehr Mansuri (US)
Kiomars Moradi
Ayat Najafi
Mahin Oskouei
Fereydoun Parsanejad
Attila Pessyani
Attila Pessyani (Guardian Article)
Hamid Pourazari | Audio (BBC)
Mehrdad Rayani-Makhsous
Pari Saberi
Hamid Samandarian
Ahmad Soleimanifar
Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh
Atefeh Tehrani (Director/Actor)
Mohammad Yaghoubee
Torange Yeghiazarian
Farah Yeganeh (Theater Scholar & Critic)
Mithra Zahedi (Germany)
DW Article on Mithra Zahedi


Stage Actors
Iran Actor Search
Shohreh Aghdashloo
Siamak Ansari
Mary Apick
Fatemeh Motamed Arya | Gallery
Masoud Assadollahi
Niloofar Beyzaei
Pantea Bahram
Shiva Boloorian
Camyar Chai | Neworld Theatre
Kambiz Dirbaz
Shawn Emamjomeh
Tara Grammy
Golshifteh Farahani
Reza Ghasemi
Vida Ghahremani
Mohammad Reza Hedayati
Dariush Irannejad
Behnaz Jafari
Farzaneh kaboli | Video
Zinat Moadeb Khatibi
Mehran Modiri
Behzad Mohammadi
Ardavan Mofid
Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam
Hossein Pakdel
Fereydoun Parsanejad
Mahaya Petrosian
Vahik Pirhamzei
Ali Pourtash
Parviz Pour Hosseini
Amir Hossein Sedigh
Arham Sadr
Parviz Sayyad
Khosrow Shahraz
Susan Taslimi
Farzaneh Taiedi
Houshang Touzie
Mohammad Yaghoubee
Sheila Vossough
Behrouz Vossoughi
Torange Yeghiazarian
Caveh Zahedi
Reza Zhian
Film & Theatre Actors


Playwrights
Dr. Mammad Aidani
Farzaneh Aghaei-pour
Hamid Amjad (IMDB)
Bahram Beizaie
Niloufar Beyzaie
Reza Daneshvar
Farzan Deljou
Behzad Farahani
Leila Ghaznavi (Actor/Playwright)
Ezzat Goushegir
Mariam Hamidi
Zara Houshmand
Firoozeh Khatibi
Parviz Khatibi
Amir Reza Koohestani
Sepideh Khosrowjah
Ardavan Mofid
Bijan Mofid
Farnoosh Moshiri
Mahmoud Ostad Mohammad
Yasmina Reza
Arham Sadr
Parviz Sayyad
Parvaneh Soltani
Houshang Touzie
Chista Yasrebi
Torange Yeghiazarian
Mohammad Yaghoubee
Female Playwrights

Custom Design
Behzad Adineh
Narmin Nazmi
Hadis Shariatzadeh


Theatre in Exile
Art and Heart Expression (UK)
Daritsche Theatre Company (Germany)
Darvag (Bay Area)
Golden Thread (Bay Area)
Saam House (UK)
Silk Road Rising (Chicago)
Zendeh (UK)

Plays
The Great Escape "Farar-e Bozorg" - A play by Houshang Touzie - LA (March 2, 2008)
From Satellite with Love "Az Mahvareh Ta Eshgh" - Los Angeles (March 4, 2006)
Bijan Mofid's Shaparak Khanoom - Santa Monica (February 24, 2006)
Cast of "Beneathe the Veil" - LA Theatre Center, October 13, 2005
Parviz Sayyad's Play "The Ass" - LA Theatre Center, October 8, 2005)

Video
Excerpts from Boof-e Koor (Germany)-Directed by Niloofar Beyzaie
"Fremd wie Du und Ich" (Germany)-Directed by Niloofar Beyzaie
Shahr Ghese (Canada)
Mossadegh (Europe)-Directed by Reza Alamehzadeh
Az Mahvareh ba Eshgh (US)-Hooshang Tozie, Behrouz Vossoughi
An Iranian in Heaven (US)-Shohreh Aghdashloo, Hooshang Tozie
Namayesh (US)-Shohreh Aghdashloo, Hooshang Tozie


Articles
The world encyclopedia of contemporary theatre: Iran
A Glance Over the Iranian Theater: From Beginning To Contemporary
Iranian Drama
Examination of the Roots of Theater in Ancient Iran
A Centrury-Old Theater;An Interview with Hamid Amjad
Performative symbols and their non-arbitrariness: Representing women in Iranian traditional theater-By William O. Beeman
Theatre in Iran, 1944-53 (Gallery)
What does theatre really say about Iran? (The Guardian)
Karbala Drag Kings and Queens-By Negar Mottahedeh
Iran's unorthodox new play offers evidence of a thriving cultural scene (Tehran Bureau)
Iran's Thriving Theater Scene
Theatre in Tajikistan (BBC Persian)


Books
William Floor: The History Of Theater In Iran
Mohammad R. Ghanoonparvar: Iranian drama
Patrice Pavis: "Theatre at the Crossroads of Culture" in Iran
Oral history of Iran's contemporary theatre
Parviz Sayyad's Theater of Diaspora: Two Plays
Modern Persian drama : an anthology / Bahram Beyza'i, Gowhar-e Morad, Abbas Na'lbandian ; translated and introduced by Gisèle Kapuscinski



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Behrouz Vossoughi, Houshang Touzie

Behrouz Vossoughi, Houshang Touzie

Necar Zadegan

Houshang Touzie, Sheila Vossough

Houshang Touzie, Sheila Vossough

Shohreh

Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam

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Parviz Sayyad, Mary Appick, Houshang Touzie

Parviz Sayyad, Mary Appick, Houshang Touzie

Cast of Beneath the Veil

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Banafesheh Sayyad

Mary Appick & Cast of Beneath the Veil

Mary Appick & David Ackert

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Farzan Deljou

Dr. Mammad Aidani

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