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REVIEW: Earworm is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking

Mohammad Yaghoubi’s Earworm scrapes at the edges of the idiom, making for a sinister, beautifully conceived exploration of abuse and femicide in post-revolution Iran.

By Aisling Murphy / Feb 16, 2024
Woman sitting onstage in sombre black shirt, with stairs and man standing in background. iPhoto caption: Photo by Taylor Long

REVIEW: Anahita’s Republic at Bustle & Beast

With four capable, compelling actors in tow, Anahita’s Republic comes to life beautifully.

By Aisling Murphy / Mar 20, 2023

Spotlight: Soheil Parsa

In a life already full of fascinating chapters, Soheil Parsa has turned another page. Early this summer, Parsa stepped down as co-artistic director of Modern Times, the theatre company he co-founded three decades ago with Peter Farbridge. The “dream” now for Parsa, as he characterizes it, is to work as a freelance director, liberated from fundraising and administrative responsibilities.

Written by Karen Fricker, Photography by Dahlia Katz / Oct 8, 2021