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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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|
|6:30pm, NCPA Exp.||Dastangoi||With Mahmood Farooqui, Danish Husain and Naseeruddin Shah.|
|7:30pm, Awishkar Saunskrutik Kendra*||Sapadalelya Aathavani||Directed by Girish Patke and Pt. Satyadev Dubey.|
|8, Tue||6:30pm, NCPA Exp.||The Caine Mutiny Court Martial||The play examines the tragedy of war & probes the psyche of those at the forefront of battle,|
|7:30pm, Awishkar Saunskrutik Kendra*||Radha Vaja Ranade||Written and Directed by Chetan Datar.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Hey Bhagwan||A satirical comedy, a pun on our so-called commercial society.|
|9, Wed||6:30pm, NCPA Exp||The Caine Mutiny Court Martial|| A Motley Presentation. Directed by Naseeruddin Shah |
|7:30pm, Awishkar Saunskrutik Kendra*||Miss Calls||Written by Sameer Garud. Directed by Pritesh Sodha.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Hey Bhagwan||A Yatri Presentation.|
|6:30pm, NCPA Exp.||Ismat Aapa Ke Naam Part 2||With Manoj Pahwa, Lovleen Misra and Seema Pahwa.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Chinta Chhod Chintamani||The story of a family where the father thinks his progeny are standing at the threshold of total ruination.|
|6:30pm, NCPA Exp.||All Thieves||Dramatised Presentation of Short Stories in Hindi/English.|
|6:30pm, NCPA Chauraha||Rakhel|| |
A dramatized reading of a Keki Daruwalla play. Directed by Akarsh Khurana
|9pm, Prithvi||Kashmir Kashmir||Written by Ramu Ramanathan. Directed by Mohit Takalkar.|
|6:30pm, NCPA Exp.||Waiting for Godot||A play where nothing happens. Twice.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Kashmir Kashmir||With Radhika Apte, Sagar Deshmukh, Omkar Govardhan and Rupali Bhave.|
|13, Sun||6:30pm, NCPA Exp.||Waiting for Godot||An expression of two characters and their unique spirit towards life.|
|6:30pm, Tata Theatre||Brief Candle|| |
Written by Mahesh Dattani.Produced and directed by Lillete Dubey.
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Chinta Chhod Chintamani||Directed by Om Katare.|
|7:30pm, St. Andrews Auditorium||All About Women|| A sometimes funny, sometimes moving journey into the female psyche. |
|9pm , Prithvi||Flowers||A dramatic monologue about a devoted and pious priest who violates both his dharma and his bhakti because of his love for a courtesan.|
|16, Wed||9pm, Prithvi||Flowers||Written by Girish Karnad. Directed by Roysten Abel.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Pune Highway||3 young men are holed up in a seedy hotel room just off the Bombay-Pune highway.|
|18, Fri||7 & 9:30pm, Prithvi||Pune Highway||Written and Directed by Rahul da Cunha.|
|19, Sat||7 & 9:30pm, Prithvi||Me, Kash & Cruise||A roller coaster ride of three Bombayites & their attempts to deal with the city’s ever changing social, civic and political landscape.|
|7pm, NCPA Exp.||Don't Look Now||Directed by Trishla Patel.|
|20, Sun||6:30pm, NCPA Exp.||Don't Look Now||With Akarsh Khurana, Ratnabali Bhattacharjee, Hussain Dalal, Pawan Uttam, and others.|
|6:30pm, Tata Theatre||Conditions Apply||With Mandira Bedi and Darshan Jariwalla.|
|7 & 9:30pm, Prithvi||Me, Kash & Cruise||With Yamini Namjoshi, Amit Mistry, Neil Bhoopalam and Rajit Kapur.|
|7pm, Sathaye College Auditorium**||Aaja Meri Gaadi Main Baith Jaa||A portrayal of a couple who has been experiencing all the ups and downs , pros and cons of the dynamic world, changed perceptions, attitudes and identity crisis.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Saleman Ramlal||A play about an ordinary man with extra-ordinary dreams.|
|23, Wed||9pm, Prithvi||Salesman Ramlal||With Satish Kaushik, Seema Biswas, Kishore Kadam & others|
|24, Thu||9pm, Prithvi||Salesman Ramlal||Written by Arthur Miller. Directed by Feroz Abbas Khan.|
|9pm, Prithvi||Salesman Ramlal||Ramlal is caught in a web of installment payments, technological obsolescence and retrenchment.|
|11am, Prithvi||Barsoraam Dhadaake Se||An IPTA Balmanch Presentation.|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||Salesman Ramlal||A Platform's Presentation.|
|7pm, Tata Theatre||Cyrusitis|| |
With Cyrus Broacha and Kunal Vijayakar.
|7pm, NCPA Exp.||Some Girl(s)|| |
A young man is about to get hitched. And yet, he panics. He begins calling up ex-girlfriends to bring some closure to old relationships perhaps in search of the perfect woman.
A QTP Presentation.
|27, Sun||11am, Prithvi||Barsoraam Dhadaake Se||Written by Kalpana Swaminathan. Directed by Shaili Sathyu|
|6 & 9pm, Prithvi||All The Best||A story of three men who are in love with the same woman however one cannot see, other cannot speak and the third cannot hear.|
|7pm, Tata Theatre||1-888-Dial-India||Written and Directed by Anuvab Pal.|
|7pm, NCPA Exp.||Some Girl(s)|| |
Starring Mukul Chaddha, Shivani Tanksale, Juhi Pande, Radhika Mital, Tarana Raja Kapoor.
Directed by Nadir Khan.
|29, Tue||9pm, Prithvi||S*x, M*orality and Cens*rship||A modern seduction of ideas exploring one of the most controversial issues of our time – morality and censorship.|
|9pm, Prithvi||S*x, M*orality and Cens*rship||Directed by Sunil Shanbag.|
* Awishkar Saunskrutik Kendra - Mahim Muncipal School, Mia Mohammed Chhatani Marg, 3rd Cross Lane, Mahim (w)
** 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
Online Ticket Booking: www.bookmyshow.com