Interestingly, the storyline of the play is very similar to that of The Mellow Circle’s journey
Written by Adithi Rao and Neel Chaudhari, this single-act play brings actors and puppets together
This performance, a call to an introspection of sorts, helps celebrate the vaachika abhinaya element of dance for this danseuse turned theatre artiste
Chennai’s most loved theatre festival returns and the finals this weekend promise 11 plays that are sure to wow!
It's a straightforward monologue, written in a subtle yet hard-hitting tone with facts that will make one rethink the humaneness amidst us, says Denver Anthony Nicholas, the director of the play.
Every time I read the play, I saw so many of my loved ones in these characters, and they have
definitely inspired the vision behind it.
The line-up for the week-long production includes Satish Alekar, IPTA, Juhi Babbar, and Rakesh Bedi, as well as ensembles from Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, and Hyderabad
The production stars Abhitej Gupta, Kavya Srinivasan, Honey Raza, Shrunga BV and Lakshmana KP in the lead roles
The audience will witness morse code music, live percussionists and a few tunes inspired by the operatic adaptation of this play
The plot revolves around the investigation pf famous music conductor of that time
The play by Atul Kumar is essentially a satire on the conflict between politics and the arts
Besides the plays, the festival will also offer a workshop, a reading by Ratna Patakh Shah and several 20-minute short plays and street plays.