Every year on March 27, World Theatre Day is celebrated worldwide to promote the significance of theatrical forms.

Iran PressEurope: Theatre not only provides entertainment but also serves as an art form that educates and inspires individuals. Many plays are performed on a variety of topics, including social issues, entertainment, and comedy. This day aims to increase public understanding of the importance of theatre in our lives.

World Theatre Day promotes the importance of theatre to the public and encourages people to participate in theatre events. It serves as a reminder of the significant role that theatre plays in our communities, and how it contributes to our cultural heritage. Overall, World Theatre Day is a celebration of the power of theatre and its ability to transform and enrich our lives.


The day was established in 1961 by the International Theater Institute (ITI). This day is marked by theatre enthusiasts, professionals, and organizations.

World Theatre Day 2023: Theme 

The theme set by the International Theatre Institute is “Theatre and a Culture of Peace.”


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