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Revival of a play by AZDAR Theatre, developed in Afghanistan
by Dario Fo
In Dari with German subtitles

Direction Team Work
Artistic advice Arash Apsalan
Translation (Dari) Amiry and Sadruddin
Technique/Subtitles Nasir Formuli
With Sulaiman Sohrab Salem
Voices/Sound Effects Gulab Jan Bamik, Said Edris Fakhri, Abdul Mahfoz Nejrabi, Homan Wesa

The play had been developed in Afghanistan and performed with great success until political reasons made it impossible. The player Sulaiman Sohrab Salem is now adapting the role for a German audience, inviting them to experience a contemporary Afghan theatrical view of a European text.

Dario Fo tells the story of a soldier who, injured on Mao Zedong's "Long March" (1934/35), saves himself in a cave in the Himalayas, where he is adopted by a family of tigers. The tigers help him to free his home village from the Kuomingtan. In his preface, Dario Fo writes:
"Whoever has the tiger resists, even if he has to pick up the embers with his bare hand. He who has the tiger commits himself to participate, to be always present and responsible. Blind trustfulness is the opponent of reason and revolution."

Performances Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar (GER), Heimathafen Neukölln Berlin (GER).