The prize for wholesome artistic impression

52nd PIF

The prize for alive and direct music interpretation

52nd PIF

The prize for collective, creative and matching effort

17th TEHRAN_MOBARAK

SIMIN and FARZAN

"Simin and Farzan" is a paper puppet show based on Alexander Pushkin’s “Ruslan & Lyudmila”, but here we tell this story in an Iranian context. Puppets and Scenery are inspired from Iranian illustrated lithographed books of Qajar era (1789-1906). Two storyteller-puppeteers and two musicians who play iranian traditional music, perform the show.

Summary

The story begins with a wedding ceremony. Simin and Farzan are about to marry. There are two other rival-suiters too who are in love with Simin and wish to marry her. Suddenly an unexpected thing happens and Simin is gone. So Farzan and the two other rivals start a journey to find her.

awards

The prize for collective, creative and matching effort
(17th International Puppet Festival: Tehran-Mobarak - 2018)
The prize for wholesome artistic impression
(52nd PIF, Zagreb, Cratia - 2019)
The prize for alive and direct music interpretation
(52nd PIF, Zagreb, Cratia - 2019)

performed at

-- 17th International Puppet Festival: Tehran-Mobarak, 2018
-- City Theatre Complex, Tehran, 2019 (April 7 - May 3)
-- Radi HomeTheatre, Rasht, 2019 (June 11 - 14)
-- 52nd PIF, Zagreb, Croatia, 2019
-- World Children's Day: ECO Cultural Institute (ECI), Tehran, 2019
duration: 40 minutes
audience: Family

credits

puppeteers: Fahimeh Abedini, Sadeq Sadeqi poor
director, author: Fahimeh Abedini
puppet designers: Raf’at Hashemi-Sisakht, Marziye Sarmashghi
scenery: Raf’at Hashemi-Sisakht, Sadeq Sadeqi poor
lighting: Sadeq Sadeqi poor
Musicians: Arash Lotfi (Tar), Mana Javadi (Tombak and Percussion)
Costume: Elahe Mirzaee, Hanieh Zahmatkesh
Graphic designers: Raf’at Hashemi-Sisakht, Marziye Sarmashghi

booking

Nowrouze Honar Theatre Agency
Raha Rajabi

press

kritikaz.com/
-- "At the same time far and close" by Olga Vujović

tiwall.com/
-- Interview with Fahime Abedini | by Parand Mohammadi

theater.ir/
ilna.news/
teater.ir/

video

full performance - 2018