“Saying Yes” is an English play that is adapted from the works of Griselda Gambaro, the Argentinian playwright. Kaivalya Plays recently presented this piece at a rather informal setting at Instituto Cervantes off Connaught Place. It was a late rainy Sunday evening and the surging audience in the basement theatre was heartening assurance of growing interest in theatre in Delhi NCR.
Delhi Art Theatre recently presented the play Chann Badlan Da at India Habitat Centre. This is an old piece by playwright Sheila Bhatia that was first performed in the year 1967 and revived after 50 years. But how did it augur in the year 2017?
The 8th edition of International Theatre Olympics is scheduled to be held in India during 17 February to 8 April 2018. A spectacular celebration of world theater is going to take place all over the country. We were invited to the press conference organised to announce this gala event and here is a curtain raiser.
Aadyam has been bringing about a movement in Delhi NCR. Many of us have started coming back to theatre to watch their immaculate play productions. Bandish 20 – 20000Hz was recently staged at Kamani Auditorium under the Aadyam banner. It has upcoming shows in Mumbai this month and it’s a must watch.
Tughlaq, Girish Karnad’s legendary play, was recently staged by Shri Ram Centre Repertory. Directed by K. Madavane, this iconic piece of theatre still evokes a lot of interest. Tughlaq is being staged again on 30th June, 2017 at Shri Ram Centre off Mandi House.
Guild of the Goat, a newly formed theatre group is staging Lynda Radley’s play Futureproof at Oddbird Theatre at Chhattarpur. It is somewhat experimental and open to interpretations. They have more shows this week so you could watch this and form your own conclusions.
Mahendra Theatre Excellence Awards (META) 2017 has brought experimental theatre to the fore. One such piece is Bhima, based on the eponymous character of second Pandava in Mahabharat. The 1 hour 10 minutes duration of the play was edge of the seat exciting.