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Playwriting for Children

10 golden pointers to be kept in mind while writing children’s plays.

1) Do not be afraid of using contemporary language and one can even throw in few phrases in Hindi, if the need be. Make it Hinglish if you want.

2) Children love comedy. They might not have the same taste as adults and might find things like “ farting” “ throwing up” comic. Add them to the script, they just add to the flavour. Please do not become prudish.

3) Another thing that fascinates children is the idea of mystery and surprise, you can use them too.

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TATHAGATA CHOWDHURY’S THE LOCKDOWN LOVER

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Garba Gujarat

Is Theater a Sacred Ritual or Entertainment?

If theater is only a source of entertainment then it is expensive and inconvenient. Categorizing theater as a mode of entertainment is suicidal for theater. We need to explore the mystical-spiritual aspect of theater to keep it relevant.

The Grand Inquisitor

But, he was only a shadow.
He was not
the Prince of Darkness

the veiled Mistress
smiles gently.
She gave me an address
and instructions
He lives on
The majesty of willing life-in-death
in Absolute Zero

Night’s Neurons

The Weaver (June 2007, Mumbai) Betwixt waking and eternity the corridor twists and turns darkness peeps out of many doors left ajar. Out in the open a man steps out of the lamplight into...

Blood and Rain

A View from an Ex-Aristo (Mumbai, 2014) Mother of God!There you standtall and proudthe blade across your torsoangledlike a grey black sports brabut you have no breasts.Why no breasts?Only straight linesrunning truewithout curvingwithout bending.I...