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A tantalising theatrical provocation that breaks down all walls between stage and audience. 
★★★★ The Stage

As he heightens the audience's sense of complicity in his art, Soleimanpour makes a quietly persuasive case for theatre's special power to foster empathy.
★★★★ London Evening Standard

Surprising, disarming, and ultimately moving, NASSIM is a cleverly constructed theatrical game that forges a delicate connection between strangers in real time.
Sydney Morning Herald

Nassim is the epitome of what stage art can do. It's a beautiful, fun and well-deserved story - a unique ‘here-and-now' experience.
Anne Louise Slott Thorborg, Den 4. Væg



Nassim Soleimanpour in association with Bush Theatre


[[Experimental Theatre///Experimentelles Theater]]

Dear performer. I want to show you something. Did you know, in Farsi my name is written like this: ‘.ROUPNAMIELOS MISSAN si eman yM’

[[From Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour comes an audacious new theatrical experiment. Each night a different performer joins the playwright on stage, while the script waits unseen in a sealed box…

Touchingly autobiographical yet powerfully universal, NASSIM is a striking theatrical demonstration of how language can both divide and unite us.

NASSIM follows Soleimanpour’s globally acclaimed White Rabbit Red Rabbit, which has been translated into over 25 different languages and performed over 1,000 times by names including Stephen Fry, Ken Loach and Whoopi Goldberg.///Der iranische Dramatiker Nassim Soleimanpour entwickelt ein weiteres kühnes neues Theaterexperiment: Jeden Abend kommt ein anderer Performer auf die Bühne, während das Skript ungesehen in einer versiegelten Box wartet ...

Berührend autobiographisch und dennoch machtvoll universell, ist NASSIM eine eindrucksvolle theatralische Demonstration davon, wie Sprache uns sowohl trennen als auch vereinen kann.

NASSIM folgt Soleimanpours weltweit gefeiertem Weisses Kaninchen Rotes Kaninchen, das in über 25 verschiedene Sprachen übersetzt und über 1.000 Mal von großen Namen wie Stephen Fry, Ken Loach und Whoopi Goldberg gespielt wurde.]]



[[Writer and Performer///Autor und Performer]]: Nassim Soleimanpour
Performer A new actor for every performance
[[Director///Regie]] Omar Elerian
Designer Rhys Jarman
Sound Designer James Swadlo
[[Lighting Designer///Licht Designer]] Rajiv Pattani
[[Production Manager///Peoduktionsleitung]] Michael Ager
[[Script Editors///Lektorat]] Carolina Ortega & Stewart Pringle

[[NASSIM was commissioned and produced by the Bush Theatre and opened at the Bush Theatre on 25 July 2017.///NASSIM war eine Produktion und ein Auftragswerk vom Bush Theater und wurde dort am 25. Juli 2017 uraufgeführt.]]

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[[Show Duration: 60 to 80 minutes (no interval)
Audience Suitability: 12+
Stage Size: Any
Venue Capacity: Minimum 20 - up to 800 
Touring Party: Not applicable

Booking Contact:
Eva Nalbach

For bookings in the US, please contact
Jim Weiner

///Dauer: 50–90 Min. (keine Pause)
Altersempfehlung: 12+
Bühnengröße: keine Einschränkungen
Geeignete Zuschauerzahl: Min. 20 – bis 200
Anzahl Personen auf Tournee: nicht notwendig

Kontakt für Informationen und Buchung: 
Eva Nalbach]]


Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Fringe First, 2017


1 - 3 November: OzAsia Festival, Adelaide, Australia
9 - 11 November: Festival Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
15 - 18 November: Inside-Out Theatre, Beijing, China
21 November: Le Manége, Maubeuge, France
22 November: Malpertuis Theater, Tielt, Belgium
30 Nov - 2 Dec: Festival de Otoño, Madrid, Spain
5 Dec - 20 April 2019: NY City Centre, New York, USA
12 December: Comédie De L'Est, Colmar, France

30 April - 5 May: Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Canada
7- 19 May: The Cultch, Vancouver, Canada



White Rabbit Red Rabbit   ...[[more///mehr]]

[[more about///mehr über]] NASSIM SOLEIMANPOUR