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Suddenly, This God-Lover Died in the Love of God, This God-Slain Died by the Sword of God

Written by Abbas Nalbandian

Translated and Directed by Aryo Khakpour

Performed by 

Davey Samuel Calderon

Elysse Cheadle

Jessica Del Fierro

Leslie Dos Remedios

Catherine Falkner

Translation Dramaturg DD Kugler

Music Curated by Elliot Vaughan 


The residence of a communal house in a poor neighborhood in Tehran, Iran are stirred up when a new tenant enters the picture. He is single, educated and seemingly rich. He becomes the subject of the neighbors envy and hatred. An Iranian passion play in a Canadian context. 


Date: May 26, 2017

Time: 7pm

Venue: The Founders' Lounge Cabaret (The Cultch)

Duration: 55 minutes

Admission: By donation


This reading will be presented by rEvolver Festival in partnership with Playwrights Theatre Centre with the support of British Columbia Arts Council.

Special Thanks to Tim Carlson