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Staged Reading: Andy Warhol in Iran
August 15 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
In 1976, the artist Andy Warhol, having re-invented himself as the portrait painter of the rich and famous, travels to Tehran to meet the Shah of Iran’s wife, the Empress Farah Pahlavi. In Andy Warhol In Iran, the iconic American painter visits the country to take Polaroids of the Empress, see the crown jewels and eat cheap caviar — only to encounter a young revolutionary who throws his plans into turmoil.