Topic: Theater

BOCHUM, Germany — Under normal circumstances we would have organized a huge birthday party. There would have been music —  Armenian music — and poetry and dancing, shish-kebab, with all the trimmings, paklava and Ararat cognac.[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara) — The play “Zabel,” which tells the story of the life and work of well known Istanbul-Armenian writer and one of the trailblazers of the feminist movement, Zabel Yesayan, was streamed online on February 19. The[...]

Performance: most people in Armenia equate the word solely with theater and ballet.   For mime, choreographer and movement guru Vahram Zaryan, this status quo some thirty years after the collapse of the USSR was unacceptable. Sure, the[...]

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In the words of the Bard, the play’s the thing. That is even true for children, for whom plays can be the means for understanding everything from morals to science. Sina (Najarian) Skates, a playwright originally[...]

YEREVAN/MELBOURNE — John Kachoyan (born in Oatley, New South Wales, Australia) is a multi-award-winning freelance director, writer, script developer and teacher who works internationally in theatre, opera and screen. He’s skilled at[...]

YEREVAN / ROME — Marine Galstyan, actress, director, dancer, and choreographer from Yerevan, has been living and working in Italy for 17 years. From 1999 to 2004 she studied at the Yerevan Institute of Theater and Cinema, where she acted[...]

By Nora Armani Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — Two thousand and twenty has not been a good year — not so far. We can easily speak about this year in the past tense, as things are highly unlikely to change before we step into[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/SARATOV, Russia — Alexander Kasparov is a leading actor of the Slonov Academic Drama Theater in Saratov and a board member of the Union of Theater Workers of Russia from the[...]

NEW YORK — The New York City presentation of the bio-musical “Charles,” based on the life and songs of legendary singer Charles Aznavour, debuted to a standing-room-only audience at Symphony Space, in an event hosted by the Tekeyan[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/BERLIN — German-Armenian actor Saro Emirze was born in 1977 in Frankfurt am Main. Between 1999 and 2003 he studied acting at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Academy of Music and[...]