Topic: Theater

STEPANAKERT — “If it be true that good wine needs no bush, ’tis true that a good play needs no epilogue,” William Shakespeare said. The State Theatre of Artsakh didn’t need an epilogue either while touring in Europe, as the[...]

By Mélanie Tuyssuzian Special to the Mirror-Spectator Simon Abkarian is now a famous name in terms of theater and cinema in France. This French-Armenian producer, artist and playwright, committed to Armenia, is an accomplished artist. His[...]

By A. B. The second issue of the trilingual academic journal Theater Studies of Central and Eastern Europe (“Studia Teatralne Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej”) of the University of Warsaw has been recently published in Poland[...]

NEW YORK — Updating a one-person show some 20 years after presenting the original is no easy task. Nora Armani, however, does a more than credible job of it with “Back On the Couch with Nora Armani.” The new show begins with a fun[...]

YEREVAN / ISTANBUL — Fırat Güllü is a Turkish historian, writer, translator and theater historian. He has a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Master’s degree from the Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History at Boğaziçi[...]

BOSTON — Award-winning playwright Barbara Bejoian probed Armenian-American customs and traditions, exploring, shifting relations between family and friends and adjustments to rapid changes in the modern world, during her successful[...]

YEREVAN/BRATISLAVA — Tomáš Palonder, is a 40-years-old Slovak actor, singer and moderator. He was born in Moscow to a Slovak father and an Armenian mother. He graduated from the Department of Music and Drama at the Bratislava State[...]

By Ashot Grigoryan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN – The play “Twelfth Night or What You Will” is one of Shakespeare’s masterpieces. On May 17, the Yerevan State Theater and Film Institute graduating students presented[...]

YEREVAN / SAXMUNHAM, UK — British actress and playwright Tamara Hinchco was born in 1938. Between 1954 and 1956 she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London. From 1959 to 2002 she acted in 37 TV Series (“The Fast[...]

YEREVAN – Armenia celebrated International Theater Day on March 27, with proper pomp and circumstance fit for the occasion. The 20th jubilee ceremony called the Artavazd Awards, dedicated to the memory of its founder director Yervand[...]