Jan 31, 2018, 10:30 AM
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36th Fajr Int'l Theater Festival names winners

Tehran, Jan 31, IRNA - The 36th Fajr International Theater Festival (FITF) ended with a ceremony in which the winners in different categories were announced.

In the international competition section, the Best Play Award was jointly presented to 'The History Boys' by Ashkan Khalilnejad, and 'Melancholy of the Dragons' by Philippe Quesne of France, honaronline.ir wrote.

Khalilnejad also received the Best Directing Award and Best Stage Design Award for 'The History Boys'.

Mehdi Ziachamani won the Best Playwriting Award for 'The Omissions'.

Special Jury Award for Best Dramatic Composition and Best Acting Award (male) went to Masoud Delkhah for 'Mephisto' and Morteza Esmaeil-Kashi respectively.

The Best Costume Design Award went to Neda Nasr for 'The List of the Dead'.

Best Offstage Play (Unusual Places) was given to 'Guilty Landscapes' by Dries Verhoeven (the Netherlands).

The 36th Fadjr International Theater Festival was held from January 18 to 28 in Tehran.

Source: Iran Daily (Tehran-based English newspaper)

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