The following is a list of shows you should watch out for this month. The code to it's deciphering is as follows:
in blue are QTP events.
Those with an (R) next to them means that we have reviewed it, and if you require a review simply email us at email@example.com asking for it.
Those with an (PP) next to them means that it is a platform performance, entry free!
|Date, Day||Time & Venue||Play||Notes|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||The Skeleton Woman||A young writer with a potent imagination finds himself entangled in his own creations. With sharks in his living room, a goose that speaks, and a skeleton that’s driving him mad, he struggles to keep a grasp on what’s real and what’s in his head. With him through all of this is his wife, who is constantly trying to bring him back down to earth.|
|3, Wed||6 & 9pm, Prithvi||The Skeleton Woman|| Winner of the Metroplus Playwright Award 2009. |
A Quaff Theatre Presentation.
|4, Thu||11am, Prithvi||Dadaji Kahein||A Grand Father narrates a story of a great warrior to his grand children.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Hadh Kar Di Aapne||The head of a family,aged 52,realizes that he is going to be a father again.|
|11am, Prithvi||Dadaji Kahein||A Yatri Presentation|
|9pm, Prithvi||Hadh Kar Di Aapne||With Om Katare, Damini Kanwal, Pankaj Bhatia, Paromita Chatterjee and others.|
|6, Sat||11am, Prithvi||Dadaji Kahein||With Om Katare, Kishor Singh, Rohan Joshi, Deepshika and others.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Chinta Chhod Chintamani||The story of a family where the father thinks his progenies are standing at the threshold of total ruination.|
|7pm, NCPA Exp|| Chugalkhor |
| Written and directed by Ramnath Tharwal. |
Performed by child artistes.
|7pm, Sathaye College Auditorium*||Sutti Butti||A group of 8-10 year olds wake up to find that their parents, on getting irritated with their behavior, have abandoned them.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Chinta Chhod Chintamani||Directed by Om Katare|
|7pm, NCPA Exp.|| Chugalkhor |
|A Kalaghar Presentation.|
|7pm, Sathaye Collge Auditorium*||Sutti Butti||A play dedicated to the bunch of people … fondly known as mom and dad.|
|9, Tue||9pm, Prithvi||Aisa Kehte Hai||An Aranya Presentation.|
|10, Wed||8pm, Karnataka Sangha||Kachche Lamhe||A lighthearted look at delicate relationships with fun, gaiety and few tears|
|9pm, Prithvi||Aisa Kehta Hai||At the farthest end of a deserted railway station a young man spins a story for his love.|
|11, Thu||8pm, Karnataka Sangha||Hum Suffer||The play is about an erstwhile couple at crossroads, meeting each other over a period of several years, revealing vagaries of contemporary lifestyles which creep in relationships.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Aisa Kehta Hai||Directed by Manav Kaul.|
|8pm, Karnataka Sangha||Lakeerein||A collage of stories and poems of renowned litterateur Gulzar on the theme of Indo-Pak relations and its consequences on the lives of its people.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Girija Ke Sapne||A musical satire, at times hilariously funny and at times ridiculous, with shades of pathos.|
|13, Sat||11am, Prithvi||Barsoraam Dhadaake Se||An IPTA Balmanch Presentation|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Tajmahal Ka Tender||Rakesh Bedi, Bharat Kapoor, Avtar Gill, Pramod Dubey & others.|
|7pm, NCPA Exp.||Shirley Valentine||A Poor Box Presentation|
|14, Sun||11am, Prithvi||Barsoraam Dhadaake Se||With Javed Khan, Chloe Herft, Khanak Jha, Vikas Yadav and others|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Biwi O Biwi||The middle class woman can no longer be treated like a doormat.|
|6:30pm, NCPA Exp.||Lift Kara De||Directed by Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal and Kaizaad Navroze Kotwal.|
|16, Tue||9pm, Prithvi||Project S.T.R.I.P.||The play tells the story of the discovery of a native island community and their contribution towards the ‘progress and trade’ of the modern world.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Project S.T.R.I.P.|| A Q Theatre Productions Presentation. |
Written by Ram Ganesh Kamatham. Directed by Q.
|18, Thu||6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Project S.T.R.I.P.||With Neil Bhoopalam, Dilnaz Irani, Harssh Singh, Shruti Sridharan, Tariq Vasudeva and Sanjukta Wagh.|
|19, Fri||6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Project S.T.R.I.P.||The play involves the acquisition of invaluable resources off a fictitious island in the Bay of Bengal. The natives find themselves trapped in the chaos of the developed world. Who will guard them? Will the tribal life be compromised? Who will win? While the play deals with the concept of primitive vs. civilized, it is presented with verbal wit and visual humour.|
|7pm, NCPA Exp.||Pune Highway||Three friends are holed up in a hotel room off the Bombay-Pune highway|
|11am, Prithvi||The Day I Met The Prince||A Working Title Presentation.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Project S.T.R.I.P.|| A Q Theatre Productions Presentation. |
Written by Ram Ganesh Kamatham. Directed by Q.
|7pm, NCPA Exp.||Me, Kash & Cruise|| |
Written and Directed by Rahul da Cunha.
|21, Sun||11am, Prithvi||The Day I Met The Prince||Written by Kuo Pao Kun. Directed by Jaimini Pathak.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Project S.T.R.I.P.||With Neil Bhoopalam, Dilnaz Irani, Harssh Singh, Shruti Sridharan, Tariq Vasudeva and Sanjukta Wagh.|
|4 & 7pm, NCPA Exp.||Chaos Theory||With Anahita Uberoi, Shaana Levy, Zafar Karachiwala and Sohrab Ardeshir.|
|9pm, Prithvi||A Slight Ache||A black comedy with humour & horror about a perfect threesome.|
|24, Wed||9pm, Prithvi||A Slight Ache||Directed by Salim Ghouse.|
|25, Thu||9pm, Prithvi||Once Upon A...Tiger!!||The play takes you to the jungle in search of the missing tiger.|
|27, Sat||11am, Prithvi||Jungle Dhoom . Com||An Ekjute Presentation|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Dance Like A Man||With Vijay Crishna, Joy Sengupta, Suchitra Pillai and Lillete Dubey.|
|7pm, Sathaye College Auditorium*||Project S.T.R.I.P.||With Neil Bhoopalam, Dilnaz Irani, Harssh Singh, Shruti Sridharan, Tariq Vasudeva and Sanjukta Wagh.|
|28, Sun||11am, Prithvi||Jungle Dhoom . Com||A story based in a jungle called Hariyala forest.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Wedding Album||Written by Girish Karnad. Directed by Lillete Dubey|
|7pm, Sathaye College Auditorium*||Project S.T.R.I.P.||The play involves the acquisition of invaluable resources off a fictitious island in the Bay of Bengal. The natives find themselves trapped in the chaos of the developed world. Who will guard them? Will the tribal life be compromised? Who will win? While the play deals with the concept of primitive vs. civilized, it is presented with verbal wit and visual humour.|
|29, Mon||7:30pm, 18 Anukool||Great Text Reading||An informal reading of Boris Vian's 'The Empire Builders'|
|30, Tue||6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Grey Elephants in Denmark||A freewheeling, random and quirky character study of a partially intelligent and partially talented artist.|
* Sathaye College Auditorium - Dixit Road, Vile Parle (E).
You can also check the following websites for more information:
Prithvi Theatre: http://www.prithvitheatre.org/
Mumbai Theatre Guide: http://www.mumbaitheatreguide.com/
Best of Bombay: www.bestofbombay.com/calendar.php
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