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The Death of the King by Bahram Beyzaie (POSTPONED) CANCELLED

Apr 13-17, 2016 ,
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
- San Francisco, CA, United States

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have been forced to postpone our visit to San Francisco until Fall 2016. If you have already purchased tickets for this event, the Stanford ticket office will contact you for full refund. We apologize for this inconvenience and we look forward to being able to come to the States to perform our beautiful production for you.
Stanford University’s Festival of Iranian Arts presents Modern Times Stage Company’s
Written by Bahram Beyzaie
Translated by Soheil Parsa and Peter Farbridge
Directed by Soheil Parsa

A Modern Times Stage Company / The Theatre Centre co-production.
Sponsored by the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies, The Stanford Festival of Iranian Arts, and the Bita Daryabari Endowment in Persian Letters.

Sean Baek
Steven Bush
Colin Doyle
Carlos González-Vio
Ron Kennell
Jani Lauzon
Bahareh Yaraghi

Scenographer & Lighting Designer: Trevor Schwellnus
Composer/Sound Designer: Thomas Ryder Payne
Costume Designer: Teresa Przybylski
Dramaturg: Ric Knowles
Stage Manager: Michael Hart
Production Manager: Charissa Wilcox
Producer: Sue Balint
Associate Producer: Gabrielle Immelman
Photo credit: Jeremy Mimnagh

Departing from a single line in Persia’s history books, critically-acclaimed Iranian playwright, Bahram Beyzaie wrote 'The Death of the King’ shortly after the Iranian Revolution. Beyzaie's play tells the story of an ordinary family charged with treason, accused of killing their nation's ruler. The execution gallows are being prepared while a miller, his wife and their daughter, embark on a desperate bid to reveal the truth about their despotic yet desperate leader.

This highly-inventive and physical production explores the vulnerability of ordinary citizens struggling under the extraordinary circumstance of their political fate. Inspired by events that occurred 1,300 years ago, this play remains profoundly relevant to our times. Directed by award-winning Canadian director Soheil Parsa, this production should not be missed.

Wednesday, April 13, 8PM
Thursday, April 14, 8PM
Friday April 15, 8PM
Saturday April 16, 2PM & 8PM
Sunday April 17, 1PM & 5PM

Saturday April 16th, 4pm (in between the two Saturday Performances).

There will be a talk back with Bahram Beyzaie, Dr Abbas Milani, Soheil Parse, Peter Farbidge and some of the cast. This is a truly special opportunity with such a unique panel. Don't miss out!

Tickets can be purchased at:

$35.00 -Evening shows
$25.00 -Matinee shows
$15 for Stanford staff, faculty, students, and alumni.
20% Group Discount (Groups of 8+) call only for groups (650.725.2787).


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