15th Bharangam Diary: notes, rants and experiences

DAY 14: 18th Jan 2013 The Colonial, the Convict & the Cockatoo Script & Direction: Arjun Raina A very intensely researched production always holds its own when it comes to what it wants to say, and where it is headed. This play was as much a crash course on Aboriginal histories with regards to colonialism... Continue Reading →

15th Bharangam Diary: notes, rants and experiences

DAY 12: 16th Jan 2013   Inspired by Blindness Based on: Blindness by Jose Saramago Adaptation & Direction: Sathya Bhama (Individual production) The novel has an apocalyptic plot where an epidemic of blindness has spread throughout and is a perfect metaphor for the degradation of society while seemingly evolving. This production was a solo performance... Continue Reading →

Surabhi: Maya Bazar

Having grown up in Hyderabad, I ought to have known Surabhi Theatre Group but I didn't even know they existed until I saw them at the Bharat Rang Mahotsav. In fact, I bought the tickets solely because  I had never seen a  single Telugu play before. That says something about the waning popularity of regional/folk... Continue Reading →

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