Bijan Mofid (Persian: بیژن مفید; May 31, 1935 – November 2, 1984) was an influential Iranian playwright and stage director. His most famous work, Shahr-e Ghesseh, is an allegorical satire written in the form of a musical play using elements of Iranian folklore, for which he also composed the music. Bijan Mofid (playwright/director) was one of very few serious modern Iranian artists whose writing has reached beyond the intelligentsia to a broad general audience.
خانم جميله، گوينده يکی از معروف ترين نمايش های موزيکال ايرانی هستن به نام "شهر قصه".
Who remembers? Ki be khaater miare? پرده اول نوشته و کارگردانی بیژن تهران by Jamileh.Nedai on SoundCloud
"I became a writer because I found life unsatisfactory.
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جميله ندايی.شهر قصه، بيژن مفيد
پشت صحنه شهر قصه به کارگردانی بیژن مفید در لس آنجلس. From 1982 until his untimely death in 1984, Bijan directed several productions in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York as well as the first production of his own work in translation, Dragonfly. He took these opportunities to rewrite some of his work that had suffered most heavily from censorship in Iran.
During and after the Iranian Revolution, political groups across the entire spectrum attempted to claim his work as representative of their ideals, but he remained independent and withdrew his plays from production when their integrity was threatened. As the resistance to the Islamic regime grew, recordings of songs from his plays were played on the rooftops of Tehran, identifying Mofid with the opposition. As a result, he lived underground for several months and eventually escaped to the…
Bijan Mofid - Na dige in vase ma del nemishe
Bijan's work as playwright and director has had a continuous and controversial presence in Iranian theater, both on the popular stage and in experimental productions. Nine of his plays have been produced and published and their songs recorded. He directed over fifty productions for radio and television in addition to his stage work; his rare appearances as an actor included the lead role in Arbie Ovanesian's acclaimed production of Suddenly... at the 1992 Nancy International Theatre…