Nassim Plays

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Four plays. One writer. No preparation.

In a celebration of Nassim Soleimanpour's work, we bring together all four of the Iranian theatre-maker's plays in repertory over a week.

Nassim Soleimanpour’s work is unique in that it requires no rehearsals, no preparation. Just a sealed envelope and a different performer each night reading a script for the first time.

Nassim Plays includes the self-titled Nassim, commissioned by the Bush Theatre and directed by Omar Elerian; international hit White Rabbit Red Rabbit, presented by Aurora Nova; BLANK (Bush Theatre’s RADAR 2015 and Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016), presented by Aurora Nova, and new play Cook, co-created by Nassim Soleimanpour and the Danish writer and director Jesper Pedersen.

This retrospective follows a five star hit run of Nassim at the Traverse Theatre as part of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it won a Fringe First award.

07 Sep Nassim 7.30pm Andi Osho
08 Sep Cook 7.30pm Mark Thomas
09 Sep Blank 2.30pm Deborah Frances White
09 Sep Nassim 5.00pm Kate Fleetwood
09 Sep WRRR 7.30pm Paterson Joseph
11 Sep Blank 7.30pm Mel Giedroyc
12 Sep Nassim 7.30pm Tim Crouch
13 Sep Blank 2.30pm Vinay Patel
13 Sep WRRR 7.30pm Dominic West
14 Sep Blank 7.30pm Josie Lawrence
15 Sep Nassim 7.30pm Denise Gough
16 Sep WRRR 2.30pm Scottee
16 Sep Nassim 5.00pm Hari Dhillon
16 Sep WRRR 7.30pm Meera Syal

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