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.
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.
Amavas se Amaltas is a bilingual play in Hindi and English written and directed by Smita Bharti. It has a stellar cast – Jayati Bhatia, Ssumier Pasricha, Ankita Bhargava and Chitrashi Rawat. We were invited to watch this play and were most excited to see the pro thespians at their acts!
Badal Sircar, the renowned playwright wrote in Bangla. However, his works transcend linguistic boundaries and have enormous human appeal. The Hindi play Ballabhpur ki Roopkatha is translated from Sarkar’s Bengali comedy Ballabhpurer Roopkatha and has been enacted by various theatre groups. Alongwith the comedy, the intelligent plot and the artistic visualization makes it a hit with audience anywhere. Ballabhpur ki Roopkatha was recently staged at India Habitat Centre. This was directed by Sunil Rawat and we recently went to see this presentation.
Bhisham Sahni’s versatile talents have been reflected in various forums. Bhishmotsav, a collection of short plays based on his works was directed by Seema Bhargava Pahwa and recently presented at Epicentre. Amazing stories, stellar cast and seasoned direction led to an impeccable production, a rare treat
Venue: Kamani Auditorium Date: 8 Feb, 2016 Bharat Rang Mahotsav this time presented a host of celebrity plays. Most of the artists in these plays are from movies or television. Consequently they are based out of Bombay and watching them in plays in Delhi NCR is a rare treat. The tickets for such plays were […]