World Theatre Day is celebrated every year March 27th
World Theatre Day was initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI). It is celebrated annually on the 27th March by ITI Centres and the international theatre community. Various national and international theatre events are organized to mark this occasion. One of the most important of these is the circulation of the World Theatre Day International Message through which at the invitation of ITI, a figure of world stature shares his or her reflections on the theme of Theatre and a Culture of Peace.
The message author of 2017 is Isabelle Huppert, the theatre and cinema actress from France.
The author was the Russian stage director Anatoli Vassiliev.
The author was the South African playwright, designer, director, installation maker and the artistic director Brett Bailey.
The author was the Italian satirist, playwright, theatre director, actor, composer and recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Literature Dario Fo.