Butterfly Buzz Proudly Presents "Zohreh & Manouchehr", a musical comedy


Butterfly Buzz Proudly Presents  "Zohreh & Manouchehr", a musical comedy
by bitamg

Los Angeles, CA - June 20, 2011 - Legendary, Paris-based actors Azizollah Bahadori and Sadreddin Zahed, together with renowned theater/dance artist, Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam and Persian music sensation, KamyR, will collaborate during a three-day theatrical and musical engagement, titled "Zohreh & Manouchehr" on July 15, 16, and 17, 2011 at the world-class Eli and Edythe Broad Stage, located at 1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401.


Produced by Butterfly Buzz, this presentation of "Zohreh & Manouchehr" stars Azizollah Bahadori (as "Ravi" or "Storyteller,") Sadreddin Zahed (as "Manouchehr,") and Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam (as "Zohreh,") traveling from Paris for this special engagement. Performed in Persian, "Zohreh & Manouchehr" is a musical comedy directed by Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam.  Recording artist, KamyR, serves as the play's musical director as he had previously done in several critically acclaimed Paris and New York-based performances of "Zohreh & Manouchehr". This engagement marks the first time this ensemble will perform together on the West Coast.


"Excitement is in the air in anticipation of this special three-day musical at the Broad Stage this summer," said Bita Milanian, founder and president of Butterfly Buzz. "Not only is it a joy to present the timeless tale of Zohreh &
Manouchehr, but it is truly a rare treat to assemble four generations of
uniquely gifted Iranian performers, each a bright star, to stage a play
together. Butterfly Buzz is honored and privileged to present a show of this
caliber with these remarkable artists in Los Angeles for the first time


The shows on July 15, 16, and 17 will be presented in two parts. Part one
will open with a premiere musical performance by KamyR, showcasing
never-performed compilations of his signature fusion of Rhythm & Blues with traditional Middle Eastern influences. The program continues with the
much-anticipated feature presentation of
"Zohreh & Manouchehr".


The musical is based on the "Story of Zohreh and Manouchehr" by well-known early 20th c Iranian poet and satirist Iraj Mirza, who based the poem on William Shakespeare's "Venus and Adonis"


Don't miss this special theatrical and musical collaboration, kicking off on Friday, July 15 at 8pm; with encore performances on Saturday, July 16 at 8pm and Sunday, July 17 at 7pm. Tickets are available for
purchase starting at $45.


For more information, please visit www.ZohrehManouchehr.com.


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