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 mailto: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|
|7pm, NCPA Exp.||Saat Teri Ekvees||7 monologues by 7 writers, directors & actors of the Gujarati stage.|
|7 & 9:30pm, Prithvi||Proof||A Pulitzer prize winning play that revolves around a brilliant but eccentric mathematician and his daughter.|
|2, Sun||4pm, Prithvi||The Mystery of the Pantomime Cat||The safe of the Little Theatre has been broken into. Boysie, the Pantomime Cat, is on top of the list of suspects.|
|7 & 9:30pm, Prithvi||All About Women||The journey into the female psyche can be pretty arduous, if not a confusing one.|
|6:30pm, NCPA Exp.||6 X 4 = 24||A 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.
|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.
|9pm, Prithvi||Park||In a park, three men squabble about the choicest of seats.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Park||An Aranya Presentation.|
|8, Sat||6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Bali Aur Shambu||An expression of two characters and their unique spirit towards life.|
|11am, NCPA Exp.||The Mystery of The Pantomime Cat||Based 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.||Blackbird||With Akash Khurana and Shernaz Patel|
|6:30pm, Tata Theatre||The Alchemist|
Written by Paulo Coelho. Designed and directed by Mahesh Dattani.
|6 & 9pm , Prithvi||Bali Aur Shambu||With Kumud Mishra, Sudhir Pandey, Gopal Tiwari and others.|
|11, Tue||6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Jis Lahore Nahin Dekhya||1947! Riots! An old Hindu woman, robbed of her son and family.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Hai Mera Dil||An Ank Presentation.|
|13, Thu||9pm, Prithvi||Karodo Main Ek||The play explores the strength of family relationships in difficult times.|
|14, Fri||6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Karodo Main Ek||Written and Directed by Makarand Deshpande|
|15, Sat||11am, Prithvi||The Mystery of the Pantomime Cat||With Preetika Chawla, Hussain Dalal, Dilshad Edibam, Jagdish Rajpurohit, Kashin Shetty, Himanshu Sitlani, Aman Uppal, Pawan Uttam, Sumeet Vyas and others.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Miss Beautiful||An Ansh Presentation.|
|4 & 7pm, NCPA Exp.||The Blue Mug||Four actors construct themselves on the basis of what they remember.|
|7pm, Tata Theatre||Salaam India||Written by Nicholas Kahargaonkar. Directed by Lushin Dubey.|
|11am, Prithvi||The Mystery of the Pantomime Cat||Based on the Mystery Series novel by Enid Blyton.|
Directed by Meera Khurana.
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Miss Beautiful||With Nagesh Bhosle, Divya Jagdale, Ahlam Khan and others.|
|4 & 7pm, NCPA Exp.||The Blue Mug||With Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey, Sheeba Chadha, Konkona Sen Sharma and Munish Bharadwaj.|
|6:30pm, Tata Theatre||Murder on the Menu||An Ace Presentation.|
|18, Tue||9pm, Prithvi||Ji Jaisi Aapki Marzi||4 monologues, played by 4 different women.|
|19, Wed||9pm, Prithvi||Hum Kahein Aap Suney||A play based on Daastaan Goi.|
|6:30 & 9pm, Prithvi||Footnotes of Life||Randomly picked excerpts from our life.|
|21, Fri||9pm, Prithvi||Yamraaj Ji Kuchh Karo||A stylized play based on Natyadharmi Shaili an ancient classical art form.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Yamraaj Ji Kuchh Karo||With Hanif Patni, Ankur Parekh, Abhishek Narayan and others.|
|7pm, Tata Theatre||Brief Candle|
Produced and directed by Lillete Dubey.
|7pm, NCPA Exp.||R.K. Laxman Common Man||A One-Artiste Performance by Ajit Kelkar.|
|23, Sun||11am, Prithvi||Jungle Dhoom Dot Com||Koyal is abandoned in a crow nest by her mother for selfish motives.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Yamraaj Ji Kuchh Karo||An Ekjute Presentation.|
|25, Tue||6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Mareez||A deep and serious exploration of the poetic impulse.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Mareez||An Idea Unlimited Presentation.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Jal Jal Mare Patang||Directed by Manoj Shah.|
|6 & 9pm Prithvi||Jal Jal Mare Patang||A story about the great Sanskrit scholar, Manilal Nabhubhai Dwivedi.|
|29, Sat||6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Siddhahem||Siddhahem – reintroduces you to Yourself.|
|7pm, NCPA Exp.||The Last Annal of Alamgir, Karna and Aftermath|
Written by Ranjit Hoskote. Directed by Avaan Patel.
|30, Sun||6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Siddhahem||An Idea Unlimited Presentation.|
|6:30pm, NCPA Exp.||The Last Annal of Alamgir, Karna and Aftermath||With 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/
Mumbai Theatre Guide: http://www.mumbaitheatreguide.com/
Best of Bombay: www.bestofbombay.com/calendar.php
Online Ticket Booking: http://www.bookmyshow.com