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‘Little Prince’ Adapted for Stage

‘Little Prince’ Adapted for Stage
‘Little Prince’ Adapted for Stage

A play adaptation of the famous novella “The Little Prince” written by French author Antoine de Saint Exupery (1900-1944) is on stage at Iranshahr Theater.

The play is written and directed by Mostafa Qorbanpour. The main character is a little prince who lives in a faraway asteroid with his rose. One day he comes to earth where he meets an aviator, a fox, a snake and some strange people.

The cast includes Masoud Keramati, Behnaz Jafari and Keykavous Yakideh. In the play each actor plays multiple characters, Honaronline reported.

Classical and electric guitar player Amir Saremi has composed the musical scores that are performed live by Sardar Sarmast on piano and accordion alongside clarinet player Soheil Peyghambar.

First published in 1943, “The Little Prince” has been translated into 300 languages and dialects, selling nearly two million copies annually. With a total sale of over 140 million worldwide, it has become one of the best-selling books ever published.

The play will run until September 16. The venue is located next to Iranian Artists Forum, N. Mousvai St., Taleqani St.


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