Iranian director to stage play based on Tim Burton’s poem


Iranian director Ramin Sayyardashti plans to stage a puppet show based on a work from Tim Burton’s book “The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories”.

The puppet show entitled “The Melancholy Birth of the Iron Boy” will be performed at the Entezami Hall of the Iranian Artists Forum in the near future, Sayyardashti told the Persian service of Honaronline on Saturday.

“The Melancholy Birth of the Iron Boy” was performed in the Mobarak International Puppet Theater Festival in Tehran in 2014 and the Arlekin International Festival of Puppet Theatres in Omsk, Russia in 2015.

The play is a combination of puppetry and shadow theater.


Source: Tehran Times


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