Up & Coming - Play Schedule



Thursday, 1st April

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : MANTO ISMAT HAZIR HAI

Presentations on stage, of Hindustani short stories, centring around the word obscene.


Friday, 2nd April

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : ISMAT AAPA KE NAAM 2

It encompasses three stories of Ismat Chugtai namely Amar Behl, Nahni Ki Naani And Do Haath.


Saturday, 3rd April

NCPA Experimental – 7pm : R.K.LAXMAN’S COMMON MAN

In this humorous audio-visual presentation, Laxman’s Common Man narrates his story over the last 50 years offering his perspective on the changing socio-political scenario.

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : ISMAT AAPA KE NAAM 2

With Seema Pahwa, Manoj Pahwa, Lovleen Mishra.

Directed by Naseeruddin Shah.


Sunday, 4th April

NCPA Experimental – 7pm : R.K.LAXMAN’S COMMON MAN

A One Man Performance by Ajit Kelkar.


NCPA Tata Theatre – 6:30pm : AMAR FAL

The play takes the audience on this journey of thinker Bharthari’s life.
Directed by Manoj Shah


Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : WAITING FOR GODOT

With Naseeruddin Shah, Akash Khurana, Benjamin Gilani, Randip Hooda and Yanik Shetty Menon.


Tuesday, 6th April

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : KARODO MEIN EK

The play explores the strength of family relationships in the difficult times.


Wednesday, 7th April

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : KARODO MEIN EK

An Ansh Theatre Presentation.


Thursday, 8th April

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : SAA HI BESURA

Written and Directed by Makarand Deshpande.


Friday, 9th April

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : SAA HI BESURA

With Sudhir Paande, Heeba Shah, Vijay Maurya and D.Santosh


Saturday, 10th April

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : JOKE

What happens when one man decides to leave Gods behind and bring back fairies in his life?


NCPA Experimental – 7pm : LIFT KARA DE!

The play is set one night in an elevator stuck on the 23rd floor of a high-rise building in this metropolis.


Sathaye College Auditorium – 7.30pm : MUNSHIJI KI GUDGUDIYAAN 2

A dramatised collection of short stories by Mumshi Premchand.


Sunday, 11th April

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : JOKE

With Makrand Deshpande, Abir Abrar, Aseem Hattangady, Kshitee Jog, Sanjay Dadhich and Nivedita Bhattacharya.


NCPA Experimental – 6:30pm : SHIRLEY VALENTINE

Shirley airs her views on men, marriage, children and self-discovery, in a distin

ctive style which is both entertaining and poignant.


NCPA Tata Theatre – 6:30pm : SAKHNA RE NAHIN TO SASU NAHIN

This is a story of all mothers who are possessive about their children.


Tuesday, 13th April

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : ONE ON ONE

A series of monologues / duologues about contemporary India.


Wednesday, 14th April

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : ONE ON ONE

A Rage Presentation.


Thursday, 15th April

NCPA Audio-Visual Room – 6:30pm : MEETING WITH LORD YAMA

An English Play reading with Kitu Gidwani, Denzil Smith, Sanjeev Vatsa and Naved Aslam.


Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : ONE ON ONE

With Anand Tiwari, Bugs Bhargava Krishna, Neil Bhoopalam, Imran Adil, Yashpal Sharma, Preetika Chawla, Shernaz Patel, Rajit Kapur and Amit Mistry


Friday, 16th April

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : ONE ON ONE

Directors include Kunaal Roy Kapur, Rajit Kapur, Rahul Da Cunha, Akarsh Khurana, Pushan Kriplani, Arghya Lahiri and Nadir Khan.


Saturday, 17th April

Prithvi Theatre – 11am : DAY I MET THE PRINCE

A fun-filled play with many songs, dance and…Magic!


NCPA Experimental – 7pm : CLASSIC MILDS

A collection of short plays written by famous playwrights in the hundred years between 1885 and 1985. The writers include Anton Chekhov, Noel Coward, Harold Pinter, Neil Simon and Tom Stoppard, among others.


Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : ONE ON ONE

A series of monologues / duologues about contemporary India.


Sunday, 18th April

Prithvi Theatre – 11am : ONCE UPON A…..TIGER!!

The play takes you to the jungle in search of the missing tiger.


NCPA Experimental – 6:30pm : CLASSIC MILDS

With Adhir Bhat, Ratnabali Bhattacharjee, Prerna Chawla, Warren D'Sylva, Rahil Gilani, Adhaar Khurana, Siddharth Kumar, Hidaayat Sami, Himanshu Sitlani and Lucky Vakharia.


NCPA Tata Theatre – 6:30pm : LOVE ON THE BRINK

The story revolves around three people who meet unexpectedly one night at the edge of the sea front.

Directed by Lillette Dubey.


Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : ONE ON ONE

A Rage Presentation.


Tuesday, 20th April

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : DREAMS OF TALEEM

Written by Sachin Kundalkar. Directed by Sunil Shanbag.


Wednesday, 21st April

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : DREAMS OF TALEEM

A play about theatre, about love, passion, longing, acceptance, and rejection.


Tursday, 22nd April

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : MUNSHIJI KI GUDGUDIYAN 2

Another compilation of 4 plays based on humorous short stories written by Munshi Premchand.


Friday, 23rd April

NCPA Experimental – 7pm : CELEBRATING PEARL

Celebrating Pearl is a tribute to the life of Pearl Padamsee and her theatre legacy.

With Alyque Padamsee, Bugs Bhargava Krishna, Cyrus Broacha, Delna Patel, Deven Khote, Farid Currim, Gerson Dacunha, Karla Singh, Kavita Sahni, Kunal Vijayakar, Merlyn D’souza, Ronnie Screwvala, Rooky Dadachandji, Sabira Merchant, Shariyar Atai, Soni Razdan and Vijay Crishna


Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : MUNSHIJI KI GUDGUDIYAN 2

An Ekjute Presentation.


Saturday, 24th April

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : KUCH BHI HO SAKTA HAI

A journey of a man who should have been a failure; one who manipulated his destiny and forced it to become a success.


Sunday, 25th April

NCPA Experimental – 6:30pm : GOOD MORNING MISS KATYA
Written by Delna Mody. Directed by Sam Kerawalla.


Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm : KUCH BHI HO SAKTA HAI

A One Man Performance by Anupam Kher.


Monday, 26th April

18 Anukool – 7:30pm : GREAT TEXT READING

An informal reading of Aeschylus's 'The Suppliants'


Tuesday, 27th April

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : ILHAAM

A man…Standing on the edge…Eager to take that leap…into his childhood...

Yet a fear holds him back...the fear of losing his past & present.


Wednesday, 28th April

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : ILHAAM

Written and Directed by Manav Kaul.


Thursday, 29th April

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm : RED SPARROW

An Aranya Presentation.


Friday, 30th April

Prithvi Theatre – 7 & 9pm : RED SPARROW

With Sudhir Pandey, Kumud Mishra, Umesh Jagtap, Shubhrajyoti Barat and others.