Topic: Theater

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Richard Kalinoski is not Armenian, yet three of his works — including the most famous — deal with tragic chapters of Armenian history. “I’m proud of each one of them,” he said in a recent interview. One, the[...]

By Maydaa Nadar Special to the Mirror-Spectator ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — Armenian-Egyptian actress Nora Armani in October received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 38th Alexandria Mediterranean Film Festival. Armani relates what is the[...]

(The following is an interview with Arad Entezar, one of the members of  the performance group MokhTalafat, which will stage a play in Yerevan later this month.) Q: Please introduce yourself. A: My name is Arad Entezar and I’m an actor[...]

NEW YORK — Few non-Armenians at the November 6 performance of Anush Aslibekyan’s 2015 play “Mercedes and Zaruhi” had ever heard of the nerkaght or repatriation movement. In the late 1940s, the soviet government urged Armenians from[...]

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — Actress Nora Armani was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of the Alexandria Film Festival’s 38th edition on Wednesday, October 5, at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, in presence of[...]

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[...]