Directed by Sirous Mahboudi, the production of Rebirth has opened at Abu Reyhan Hall and has been warmly welcomed by audiences.Performances starring millions, anyone?
The performers appear on stage handcuffed and accompanied by prison guards, ISNA reported.
One of the prisoners, been sentenced to life for attempted armed robbery, said the excitement of live performance made her regret her earlier choices.
"I would never have involved myself in an armed heist had I known of the thrill of theater life," she mused.
Praising the cooperation of Shiraz prisons' cultural units, head of the city's theater association, Hossein Qahremani, stressed the success of the performance and offered his encouragement for similar constructive projects.
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