Multidisciplinary performance Prisoner of Tehran explores social justice, oppression and freedom

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Multidisciplinary performance Prisoner of Tehran explores social justice, oppression and freedom

img_0017 Multidisciplinary performance Prisoner of Tehran explores social justice, oppression and freedom

On Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m., Motus O Dance Theatre will perform Prisoner of Tehran at the Fredericton Playhouse.

Prisoner of Tehran is a synthesis of dance, theatre and storytelling, exploring themes of social justice, oppression and freedom. The show is a multidisciplinary performance, featuring a spoken word component by Marina Nemat, who describes the two years she spent as a political prisoner in Iran as a teenager. The performance is based on her bestselling memoir, Prisoner of Tehran.

Motus O Dance Theatre, under the artistic direction of James and Cynthia Croker and Jack Langenhuizen, creates and performs works that have inspired and engaged communities of all ages and backgrounds. With 21 full-length productions, Motus O has been touring Canada, the US, England and Australia since 1990.

Please be advised this performance contains mature themes or subject matter.

Tickets for Prisoner of Tehran are available through the Fredericton Playhouse box office by calling 458-8344 or online at www.theplayhouse.ca.

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