Category: Theatre

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Deepika Arwind’s Play: I am Not Here

Manohar Khushalani’s Video Review of the Play. I am not here is designed as an 8-step guide in how to censor women’s writing, which plays out in a boxing ring. In parts dark, funny and brutal, the dance-theatre production looks at the subtle, almost-invisible and insidious ways in which women’s writing has often been flicked to the fringes. The two women performers enter the boxing ring, watching and being watched,

Samkutty Pattomkary’s Play: Adayalam

  Playwright: Samkutty Pattomkary Director: T. Suresh Babu Group: Natakagramam Kozhikode, Kerala Language: Malayalam Duration: 1 hr 50 mins The Play Adayalam is a play based on the rape case of Bhanwari Devi. Bhanwari...

Mahasweta Devi’s Play: Bayan

BAYAN Writer: Mahasweta Devi Director: Usha Ganguli Group: NSD Repertory Company, New Delhi Language: Hindi Duration: 1 hr 35 mins The Play Based on a story by Mahashweta Devi, Bayan is that play which creates...

Anagha Deshpande’s Play: Ved Haran

Playwright: Anagha Deshpande Director: Saish Deshpande Group: Abhivyaktee, Panaji Language: Konkani & Marathi Duration: 1 hr 15 mins The Form Kaalo is a popular folk-art of Goa, dedicated to the village deity and lord...

Govind Ballal Deval’s Play: Mruchchakatik

Playwright: Govind Ballal Deval Director: Ravindra Khare Group: Bharat Natya Sanshodhan Mandir, Pune Language: Marathi Duration: 3 hrs 10 mins The Play Originally, Mruchchakatika (The Little Clay Cart) is a ten-act Sanskrit drama written by Shudrak,...

Sarthak Narula’s Play: Ruins in Reverse

RUINS IN REVERSE (A devised performance based on the poems of ‘Pash’) Poet: Avtar Singh Sandhu ‘Pash’ Director: Sarthak Narula Group: NSD Student Diploma Production, New Delhi Language: Multilingual Duration: 1hr The Play The...

Atik Rehman’s Play: Mrityu Ghar

Playwright: Dea Loher Adaptation: Atik Rahman Director: Mukul Ahmed Group: Mukul Ghetto Tigers, Bangladesh Language: Bengali Duration: 1 hr 5 mins The Play In this play an hour takes us inside the heads of...

Bhas’s Play: Madhyama Vyayoga

Playwright: Mahakavi Bhasa Director: Jagadeesh R Group: Sri Shivakumara Rangaprayoga Shale, Sanehalli, Karnataka Language: Kannada Duration: 1 hr 20 mins The Play A Brahmin family is captured by Ghatotkach, son of the demoness Hidimbā...