The Tales of Mahan’s Death is a play written by Alireza Tavana _originally in Persian_ and directed by Abbas Abolhasani. It was first brought to the stage in the city of Babolsar (Iran) in 2012 by Abbas Abolhasani. Then in December 2019 and January 2020, he brought the play to the stage of Abolhasani Theatre Hall in the city of Babol (Iran) this time with a new cast and crew.
Summary of The Tale of Mahan’s Death:
The Tale of Mahan’s Death is a romantic story about a writer, poet, and political activist named Mahan who faces discrimination and suppression from the government and the people around him. Mahan is earnestly in love with Maryam, a film actress. Despite this, he decides to take distance from his beloved after having a suspicion that the police which discretely scrutinizes his works and life might also go after Maryam. Soon when Maryam hears the news of Mahan’s death, she begins investigating his fate and the truth about his actions.
Cast & Crew of The Tale of Mahan’s Death:
Director: Abbas Abolhasani
Playwright: Alireza Tavana
Afsoon Namdari (Manzar)
Ahoura Golamoupour (Etena)
Abbas Abolhasani (Etena)
Arman Soltanzadeh (Nazar)
Maedeh Rajabian (Firouzeh)
Azadeh Radmehr (Firouzeh)
Assistant Director: Sepideh Zeynolabedini
Translator: Sina Ghasemi
Photography: Hadi Zamanpour