Delhi’s theatre scene throws up a lot of experiences breaking geographical barriers. We frequently get to see productions from overseas. Hotel Paradiso from Berlin is a mask theatre production. This was a new for us.
Aadyam’s last presentation from its series of plays for this year was “Chakkar Chalaye Ghanchakkar”. This was a light hearted comedy based on Shakespeare’s much adapted play Comedy of Errors. In line with the earlier Adyam plays, this comprised a star studded cast who performed to a full house at Kamani Auditorium in the course of multiple shows over a weekend.
Aadyam, the theatre initiative of Aditya Birla Group has been presenting a series of plays. These plays mostly have a Mumbai based cast. Apart from upping the glamour quotient, the cast brings about seasoned and professionally mature productions for the Delhi audience. Their recent production “12 Angry Jurors” performed to a packed house at Kamani Audiorium.
Aadyam is presenting 5 plays in a year to Delhi and Mumbai audience. We recently watched one of their productions – “Ladies Sangeet” at Kamani. Garbed in a light-hearted wedding scenario, the play tried to touch upon up quite a few tricky social issues. But could they pull it off? Please read on
Winters in Delhi are on their way out, giving way to a much pleasant and festive whether. If you are done with attending weddings and Lohri get-togethers, you can try Bharat Rang Mahotsav, a three-weeks festival of handpicked plays from India and abroad.
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 […]
“Wo Lahore”, directed by Atul Satya Koushik deals with the story of a big joint Hindu family in the backdrop of the Indian struggle for independence. The director manages to recreate that era when Hindu Muslims lived in harmony, but with their reservations in place. The cast was pro and the celebrity TV/film actor Avtar Gill drew crowds as the narrator. “Wo Lahore” was a decent weekend watch.
Club Desire – Another offering from Bharat Rang Mahotsav 2015 talks about the fragile nature of relationships in current times. Living in metros and dabbling with love, career and family is challenging in its own and when one has to handle the insecurities of a romantic relationship along with that, things tend to go out of control.