Unseen photos of a theater before revolution

The Revolution affected the tone and performance of Siah-bazi, and they edited away the sexual references, dancing and music. The performances continue only because of the acceptance of the standards of the Islamic Revolution.Pardeh dari was introduced around the Qajar-era, and is a screen-based storytelling act with painted images held by the performer as a narrative tool. Similarly, pardeh khani is visual storytelling read off a screen on a wall, often a wall in a coffee house.