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Four plays. One writer. No preparation.

In a celebration of his work, we bring together all four of Iranian theatre-maker Nassim Soleimanpour’s plays which will play in repertory over a week.

These include 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 the UK premiere of new play Cook, co-created by Nassim Soleimanpour and the Danish writer and director Jesper Pedersen.

This retrospective follows a run of Nassim at the Traverse Theatre as part of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Soleimanpour’s work is unique in that it requires no rehearsals, no preparation. Just a sealed envelope and a different actor each night reading a script for the first time.

Events by day

Day 1 Thu, 07 Sep 2017

Nassim 7:30pm

Day 2 Fri, 08 Sep 2017

White Rabbit Red Rabbit 7:30pm

Day 4 Mon, 11 Sep 2017

Blank 7:30pm

Day 5 Tue, 12 Sep 2017

Nassim 7:30pm

Day 7 Thu, 14 Sep 2017

Blank 7:30pm

Day 8 Fri, 15 Sep 2017

Nassim 7:30pm

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16 Aug
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16 Aug
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16 Aug
One of the most heartwarming hours so far at #NassimThePlay @traversetheatre. Gorgeous storytelling & wonderfully done by @ninaconti today!
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16 Aug
One of the most heartwarming hours so far at #NassimThePlay @traversetheatre. Gorgeous storytelling & wonderfully done by @ninaconti today!
Josie
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16 Aug
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16 Aug

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