Iran Conference

Artiom Rybakov | 2020
“Each message reveals a different human experience, a different knowledge, a different "truth." - Kamilė Žičkytė, a theatre critic
“The discussion about Iran turns into a discussion about yourself, your interests, your desires and your anger. The modern world deserves a more serious dialogue than we have now.” - Kasparas Pocius, doctor of philosophy and lecturer
“This performance of Artiom is definitely not inferior to the “Iran Conference” staged and played in Moscow's Drama Theater of Nations.” - Oskaras Koršunovas, theatre director and artistic director of OKT/ Vilnius City Theatre
"The Iran Conference" is a lively and thought-provoking philosophical play.Representatives of the Danish and world intellectual elite, the best minds of our time, gather for a conference in Copenhagen to discuss the painful "Iranian problem" - violation of rights and freedoms, daily executions, torture, and military conflicts in the Middle East. An orientalist, a theologian, a political scientist, a military journalist, a wife of the prime minister (formerly a famous TV presenter), a writer, a priest, a famous conductor, and an Iranian poet - a Nobel Prize winner in literature, take turns on the stage.Gradually, questions about who is to blame for what is happening in the world are replaced by reflections on a human being and the meaning of life. And the arguments about the tragedy unfolding in the Middle East region, turn to talks about personal and most intimate issues.It's an intimate poetic reflection about the world around us and ourselves.

“I don’t find anything offensive in it if someone thinks you’re Muslim. Even if you’re not a Muslim.”

Director: Artiom RybakovWriter: Ivan VyrypaevPlay translator: Aleksandr ŠpilevojDuration: 2 h 30 minProduction: ArtišokaiCo-production: Oskaras Koršunovas TheatrePremiere: 2020 October 30With contributions and support from: Lithuanian Council for Culture, LATGA, Vilnius City CouncilComposer: Dominykas DigimasSet designer: Bartė LiagaitėCostume designer: Aistė AžubalytėLighting designer: Povilas ApulisVideo artist: Aneta BublytėCast: Algirdas Dainavičius, Gytis Ivanauskas, Toma Vaškevičiūtė, Airida Gintautaitė, Darius Meškauskas, Rytis Saladžius, Severina Špakovska, Arūnas Sakalauskas, Paulius Tamolė, Juozas BudraitisPhotos by: Gabrielius Jauniškis
Performance displayed:2020 11 30 Oskaras Koršunovas Theatre (Vilnius)2021 11 28 Oskaras Koršunovas Theatre2022 04 12 Oskaras Koršunovas Theatre2022 06 08 Menų spaustuvė (Vilnius)
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