Up & Coming - Play Schedules

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
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Those with an (R) next to them means that we have reviewed it, and if you require a review simply email us at mailto:qtp@vsnl.com asking for it.
Those with an (PP) next to them means that it is a platform performance, entry free!

Date, DayTime & VenuePlayNotes
1, Sat
7pm, NCPA Exp.Saat Teri Ekvees7 monologues by 7 writers, directors & actors of the Gujarati stage.
7 & 9:30pm, PrithviProofA Pulitzer prize winning play that revolves around a brilliant but eccentric mathematician and his daughter.
2, Sun4pm, PrithviThe Mystery of the Pantomime CatThe safe of the Little Theatre has been broken into. Boysie, the Pantomime Cat, is on top of the list of suspects.
7 & 9:30pm, PrithviAll About WomenThe journey into the female psyche can be pretty arduous, if not a confusing one.
6:30pm, NCPA Exp.6 X 4 = 24A sequel to 7 x 3 = 21, a series of conversations between two people
4, Tue
9pm, Prithvi
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Join George and Martha for a night of fun and games.
Directed by Tahira Nath.
An IBID Presentation.
5, Wed
9pm, Prithvi
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


"It will charm you with its generous wry humour..."
"...remarkably precise performances..."
"..a worth tribute to an old master by another generation"
- Mumbai Mirror

Winner of Outstanding Supporting Actress Award at Thespo 9 in 2007.
6, Thu
9pm, PrithviParkIn a park, three men squabble about the choicest of seats.
7, Fri
9pm, PrithviParkAn Aranya Presentation.
8, Sat6 & 9pm, PrithviBali Aur ShambuAn expression of two characters and their unique spirit towards life.
9, Sun
11am, NCPA Exp.The Mystery of The Pantomime CatBased on Enid Blyton series, the Five Find-Outers and dog, who always manage to solve a mystery before the village policeman Mr. Goon does.
6:30pm, NCPA Exp.BlackbirdWith Akash Khurana and Shernaz Patel
6:30pm, Tata TheatreThe Alchemist

Written by Paulo Coelho. Designed and directed by Mahesh Dattani.

6 & 9pm , PrithviBali Aur ShambuWith Kumud Mishra, Sudhir Pandey, Gopal Tiwari and others.
11, Tue6 & 9pm, PrithviJis Lahore Nahin Dekhya1947! Riots! An old Hindu woman, robbed of her son and family.
12, Wed
6 & 9pm, PrithviHai Mera DilAn Ank Presentation.
13, Thu9pm, PrithviKarodo Main EkThe play explores the strength of family relationships in difficult times.
14, Fri6 & 9pm, PrithviKarodo Main EkWritten and Directed by Makarand Deshpande
15, Sat11am, PrithviThe Mystery of the Pantomime CatWith Preetika Chawla, Hussain Dalal, Dilshad Edibam, Jagdish Rajpurohit, Kashin Shetty, Himanshu Sitlani, Aman Uppal, Pawan Uttam, Sumeet Vyas and others.
6 & 9pm, PrithviMiss BeautifulAn Ansh Presentation.
4 & 7pm, NCPA Exp.The Blue MugFour actors construct themselves on the basis of what they remember.
7pm, Tata TheatreSalaam IndiaWritten by Nicholas Kahargaonkar. Directed by Lushin Dubey.
16, Sun
11am, PrithviThe Mystery of the Pantomime CatBased on the Mystery Series novel by Enid Blyton.
Directed by Meera Khurana.
6 & 9pm, PrithviMiss BeautifulWith Nagesh Bhosle, Divya Jagdale, Ahlam Khan and others.
4 & 7pm, NCPA Exp.The Blue MugWith Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey, Sheeba Chadha, Konkona Sen Sharma and Munish Bharadwaj.
6:30pm, Tata TheatreMurder on the MenuAn Ace Presentation.
18, Tue9pm, PrithviJi Jaisi Aapki Marzi4 monologues, played by 4 different women.
19, Wed9pm, PrithviHum Kahein Aap SuneyA play based on Daastaan Goi.
20, Thu
6:30 & 9pm, PrithviFootnotes of LifeRandomly picked excerpts from our life.
21, Fri9pm, PrithviYamraaj Ji Kuchh KaroA stylized play based on Natyadharmi Shaili an ancient classical art form.
22, Sat
6 & 9pm, PrithviYamraaj Ji Kuchh KaroWith Hanif Patni, Ankur Parekh, Abhishek Narayan and others.
7pm, Tata TheatreBrief Candle

Produced and directed by Lillete Dubey.

7pm, NCPA Exp.R.K. Laxman Common ManA One-Artiste Performance by Ajit Kelkar.
23, Sun11am, PrithviJungle Dhoom Dot ComKoyal is abandoned in a crow nest by her mother for selfish motives.
6 & 9pm, PrithviYamraaj Ji Kuchh KaroAn Ekjute Presentation.
25, Tue6 & 9pm, PrithviMareezA deep and serious exploration of the poetic impulse.
26, Wed
6 & 9pm, PrithviMareezAn Idea Unlimited Presentation.
27, Thu
6 & 9pm, PrithviJal Jal Mare PatangDirected by Manoj Shah.
28, Fri
6 & 9pm PrithviJal Jal Mare PatangA story about the great Sanskrit scholar, Manilal Nabhubhai Dwivedi.
29, Sat6 & 9pm, PrithviSiddhahemSiddhahem – reintroduces you to Yourself.
7pm, NCPA Exp.The Last Annal of Alamgir, Karna and Aftermath

Written by Ranjit Hoskote. Directed by Avaan Patel.

30, Sun6 & 9pm, PrithviSiddhahemAn Idea Unlimited Presentation.
6:30pm, NCPA Exp.The Last Annal of Alamgir, Karna and AftermathWith Tom Alter, Vivek Tandon, Gerish Khemani, Vijay Varma, Danesh Khambata and Avaan Patel.
31, Mon
7:30pm, 18 Anukool
Great Text Reading
An informal reading of Shankar Shesh's 'Aadhi Raat Ke Baad'

You can also check the following websites for more information:
Prithvi Theatre: http://www.prithvitheatre.org/
NCPA: http://www.tata.com/ncpa
Mumbai Theatre Guide: http://www.mumbaitheatreguide.com/
Best of Bombay: www.bestofbombay.com/calendar.php
Online Ticket Booking:
http://www.bookmyshow.com