Pakistan Theatre Festival 2023, presented by the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi will showcase the play Tik Tak by Petvazh Theatre Group, Iran.
Writer: Mahdi Salehyar
Director: Ahmad Nadafi
Group: Petvazh from Iran
Cast: Maryam Alsadat, Alireza Kaghazgaran, Reza Azamirad, Mahdi Sarsangi Aliabad
In the midst of a brutal war, a dedicated soldier guards a solitary tower while his wife embarks on a desperate journey to reunite with him. An unexpected twist occurs as an enemy soldier, strikingly similar in appearance to the soldier's husband, is captured. Amidst the chaos, the woman strives to make them see that their true enemy lies not in each other but in distant commanders who manipulate their fate.
However, as the narrative unfolds, the boundaries between allies and adversaries blur, and the grim toll of war becomes increasingly evident. Lives are sacrificed, and the cycle of violence persists. TikTak explores themes of identity, manipulation, and the enduring impacts of war, leaving audiences pondering the costs of blind allegiance and the potential for reconciliation in a tumultuous world.
Dates: 3 October
Time: Gates open: 7:30 PM - Gates close: 7:45 PM
Venue: Auditorium 1, ACPKHI
Ticket Price: PKR 1000