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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Carnatic Music Marries Theatre in The Madras Players’ “Trinity” – Set to Reach a Global Audience by Gowri S

The Madras Players’ Trinity, filmed by a four-camera set up, will be made available for a global audience in June. In 2020, the celebrated trinity of Carnatic music —Thyagaraja Swamy, Mu…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 10:07PM
Sunday, May 16, 2021

A play adapted from Paul Zacharia’s ‘Ithanente Peru’ puts Nathuram Godse under the spotlight by Gowri S

Chennai-based theatre director Prasanna Ramaswamy’s new play, This Is My Name, is an adaptation of Paul Zacharia’s Malayalam novella Ithanente Peru that interprets Nathuram Godse as a ch…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 09:17PM
Monday, May 3, 2021

Adishakti Theatre Arts’ Latest Musical Turns the Lens on Sexual Assault and Power Politics at the Workplace by Gowri S

Adishakti Theatre Arts’ latest musical, Bhoomi, is adapted from Sarah Joseph’s Malayalam play Bhoomirakshasam. What happens when polar opposites collide? When differing perspectives, par…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 01:49AM
Monday, April 19, 2021

A Play Adapted From Paul Zacharia’s “Ithanente Peru” Puts Nathuram Godse Under The Spotlight by Gowri S

Chennai-based theatre director Prasanna Ramaswamy’s new play, This Is My Name, is an adaptation of Paul Zacharia’s Malayalam novella Ithanente Peru that interprets Nathuram Godse as a ch…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 05:34AM
Friday, April 16, 2021

Adishakti Theatre Arts’ Latest Musical Turns The Lens On Sexual Assault And Power Politics At The Workplace by Gowri S

Adishakti Theatre Arts’ latest musical, Bhoomi, is adapted from Sarah Joseph’s Malayalam play, Bhoomirakshasam What happens when polar opposites collide? When differing perspectives, par…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 03:14AM
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Chennai-Based Theatre Nisha’s New Play is Inspired from Girish Karnad’s “Yayati” by Gowri S

Theatre Nisha’s first live play after a pandemic-induced hiatus of one year, Arundhati, is based on a monologue from Girish Karnad’s Yayati. When thespian Girish Karnad made his friend r…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 11:46AM
Monday, March 1, 2021

New York’s Secret Theatre Brings an Experiential Horror-Thriller Play to India by Gowri S

Redemption Room, an experiential horror-thriller theatre performance by New York-based Secret Theatre, is set to premiere in India. It is not unusual to lose oneself in a particularly intrig…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 12:22AM
Sunday, February 21, 2021

The Story Of Shakuntala And Dushyant Set In Contemporary Times Reaches Broadway by Gowri S

The Mahabharata’s Shakuntala and Dushyant find themselves in a modern-day setting, addressing the same old conflict, in this play by Isheeta Ganguly. For anyone who has had an Indian upbri…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 08:13PM
Monday, January 18, 2021

The Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts Reimagines Dance for the Online Medium by Gowri S

Through a series of virtual performances and conversations, Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts adapts movement and dance to the online medium. “When we started out, we were perplexed. We…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 10:21AM
Monday, October 19, 2020

Mumbai’s The Company Theatre Finds Innovative Ways to Navigate Theatre Digitally by Gowri S

Actor and artistic director Atul Kumar speaks on the need to experiment with ‘form’ to make theatre more engaging A woman haunted by insomnia, a djinn, and a hallucinatory mind during …

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 01:52AM
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Shernaz Patel on the Changing Landscape of Theatre from Stage to Screen by Gowri S

Actor Shernaz Patel speaks about supervising the transition of theatre to benefit an online audience at Aadyam, and what this shift means to the art form’s future Shernaz Patel holds on to…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 09:43AM
Monday, August 24, 2020

Theatre in a COVID-19 World: The Rise of New Formats by Gowri S

As live play performances and readings crowd virtual platforms, theatre is going through a ‘dramatic’ shift from stage to screen. Are new formats here to stay? Actors wait with bated bre…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 08:42PM
Monday, July 27, 2020

Chennai-Based The Little Theatre Introduces ArtsLab, A New Alternative Learning Initiative by Gowri S

ArtsLab explores the phenomenon of ‘light’ in its first module through theatre, art, music, and dance. Light reflects and refracts; it creates drama and gives birth to shadows. Textbook …

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 02:27PM
Monday, June 29, 2020

English Playwright Alan Bennett’s “The Habit Of Art” Online by Gowri S

The play imagines an encounter between composer, Benjamin Britten, and poet, WH Auden. Picturing a meeting between two of the greatest artists of the 20th Century — Benjamin Britten, the c…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 11:16AM
Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Drama During COVID-19: How Theatre is Going Online by Gowri S

From play-readings and performances on Facebook live to apps that access playscripts, the online space is giving theatre lovers in the city the much-needed antidote to these grim days. Who w…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 12:12AM
Monday, December 30, 2019

“OpeRamayana:” A New Approach to Teaching the Next Generation of Theatre-goers by Gowri S

Animal characters are protagonists in Crea-Shakthi’s latest take on The Ramayana. Nala and Nila, the former credited as the engineer of the Rama Sethu (bridge), and the latter, the vanara…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 12:52AM
Sunday, December 8, 2019

“VAST:” Returning to the Natural Body to Combat the History of Colonialism by Gowri S

From Reunion Island to India, this play explores freedom and history. A young boy from Nepal snatched away from his home in the Himalayas, now lives in a big slum in India. He is all alone i…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 09:37PM
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

“VAST” Uses Physical Theatre to Drive Home the Point that Man Longs for Nature by Gowri S

A young boy from Nepal snatched away from his home in the Himalayas, now lives in a big slum in India. He is all alone in the world, in his small, stifling room, confined and miserable. He t…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 02:33AM

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