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  • When

    15.11.2023 , 19:00

  • Where

    Teatr im. Juliusza Słowackiego w Krakowie
    pl. Św. Ducha 1 31-023 Kraków

  • Language

    surtitled in english / other languages

  • Style / Genre

    drama theatre

Wojtek Faruga and Magda Fertacz's project inspired by One Thousand and One Nights, and the life and work of Oriana Fallaci. We will take a look at the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran through the lens of these old Persian tales. The play is inspired by Oriana Fallaci's visit to Tehran as a reporter to interview Ayatollah Khomeini.

Fallaci only spent a few nights in Tehran, but one was special – when her safety was at risk after she had dared to unveil her hair in the presence of the charismatic leader. Like a modern-day Scheherazade, Fallaci will fight for her right to live through the power of her story.


Director: Wojciech Faruga
Script and dramaturgy: Magda Fertacz
Stage design, costumes, lights: Katarzyna Borkowska
Music: Bartosz Dziadosz
Choreography: Krystian Łysoń
Multimedia: Paweł Penarski