Up & Coming - Play Schedule

Wednesday, 1st September

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: PUNE HIGHWAY

Three young men are holed up in a seedy hotel room just off the Bombay-Pune highway. They are scared, they are tired, and they are on the run.


Thursday, 2nd September

NCPA Experimental – 6:30pm: LOVEPUKE
Adapted from the work of Duncan Sarkies, Lovepuke, written in 1993, is a hysterical take on the state of love and relationships in the contemporary urban setup.


Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: ME, KASH & CRUISE

A roller coaster ride of three Bombayites and their attempts to deal with the city’s ever changing social, civic and political landscape – over twenty five years.


Friday, 3rd September

NCPA Experimental – 6:30pm: LOVEPUKE
With Imaad Shah, Preetika Chawla, Ishaan Nair, Aditi Vasudev, Tariq Vasudeva, Rifq Sarao, Karan Pandit and Saba Azad.


Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: ME, KASH & CRUISE

With Yamini Namjoshi, Amit Mistry, Neil Bhoopalam and Rajit Kapur.


Saturday, 4th September

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: ONE ON ONE

A series of monologues / duologues about contemporary India.


Sunday, 5th September

NCPA Tata Theatre – 6:30pm: GET RID OF MY WIFE

Three friends Shree, Adi and Manav, one who is blind, one who is deaf and one who is dumb, live together with their handicaps and lots of creditors.


Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: ONE ON ONE

A Rage Presentation.


Tuesday, 7th September

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: EQUUS
The play tells the story of a psychiatrist, who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious and sexual fascination with horses. In the process he is forced to take a look at his own life and his duty to society as a psychiatrist.The play tells the story of a psychiatrist, who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious and sexual fascination with horses. In the process he is forced to take a look at his own life and his duty to society as a psychiatrist.


Wednesday, 8th September

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: EQUUS
A Jester Presentation.
Written by Peter Shaffer. Directed by Daniel DSouza.

With Eamonn Ennis, Daniel Dsouza, Nakul Jayadevan, Rebecca Spurgeon, Vikrant Dhote and Mansi Multani.


Thursday, 9th September

NCPA Experimental – 7pm: CHAOS THEORY

A comedy of ideas that tracks the eras, the words and the lives of two professors who experience a lifetime together without expressing their real emotions.


Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: PRASHNA PANCHALI

Draupadi questions…the Mahabharat has been the eternal mirror of any society.


Friday, 10th September

NCPA Experimental – 7pm: CHAOS THEORY

With Anahita Uberoi, Shaana Levy, Zafar Karachiwala and Sohrab Ardeshir.


Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: PRASHNA PANCHALI

A One woman performance by Preeta Mathur.
Directed by Dinesh Thakur.


Saturday, 11th September

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: JIS LAHORE NAHIN DEKHIYA

An Ank Presentation.


Sunday, 12th September

NCPA Experimental – 4 & 7pm: ONE ON ONE
Writers: Anuvab Pal, Rahul da Cunha, Farhad Sorabjee, Ashok Mishra and Purva Naresh
Directors: Nadir Khan, Akarsh Khurana, Kunal Roy Kapoor, Rahul da Cunha, Rajit Kapur and Arghya Lahiri

Cast: Shernaz Patel, Rajit Kapur, Anu Memon, Dipika Roy, Preetika Chawla, Bugs Bhargava, Neil Bhoopalam, Anand Tiwari, Amit Mistry and Yashpal Sharma.


NCPA Tata Theatre – 6:30pm: CHINTA CHHOD CHINTAMANI

The story of a family where the father thinks his progenies are standing at the threshold of total ruination.


Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: HAI MERA DIL

A hypochondriac of a husband is so convinced that he is going to die soon of a serious heart ailment that he starts to plan his beloved but innocent wife’s marriage in the upcoming eventuality.


Tuesday, 14th September

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: KHATIJABAI OF KARMALI TERRACE

Not just the story of one woman, but of all of us, trapped in lives that are not our own.


Wednesday, 15th September

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: KHATIJABAI OF KARMALI TERRACE

A One Woman Performance by Jayati Bhatia.
Directed by Q.


Thursday, 16th September

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: SOME GIRL(S)

A humorous yet poignant look at relationships. A man on the verge of getting married calls up is ex-girlfriends to gain some closure and to apologise for past sins.


Friday, 17th September

NCPA Tata Theatre – 8pm: BRING DOWN THE WALLS

An exploration of freedom in 21st century India, through the journey of five characters in search of their individuality.


Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: PROJECT S.T.R.I.P.

In a small pond, it’s the big corporations that feed on the little fish! A comic satire about deranged corporations, mercenaries-for-hire, and an armed man called Abu and people who just can't seem to get out of the way.


Saturday, 18th September

NCPA Experimental – 7pm: BHABHU RETIRE THAI CHHE

In the play, the stage is the protagonist. It takes us down the memory lane of Gujarati theatre, echoing the ethos of wonderful years it has lived.


NCPA Tata Theatre – 4 & 8pm: BRING DOWN THE WALLS

An I Dream Theatre Presentation.


Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: JOKE

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


Sunday, 19th September

NCPA Experimental – 7pm: BHABHU RETIRE THAI CHHE
A hilarious journey from art to commerce and beyond, the play demonstrates Gujarati theatre’s yesterday, today and tomorrow.


NCPA Tata Theatre – 4 & 8pm: BRING DOWN THE WALLS

With Tom Alter, Lushin Dubey, Rahul Pulkeshi, Chintan Kalra, Reuben Israel, Aanchal Nandrajog, Avantika Ganguly and Vijaya Rathore.


Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: JOKE

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


Tuesday, 21st September

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: THE BLUE MUG

A Company Theatre Presentation.


Wednesday, 22nd September

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: THE BLUE MUG

The Blue Mug Memories- we seem to make them what we want them to make us seem.


Thursday, 23rd September

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: THE BLUE MUG

Directed by Atul Kumar.


Friday, 24th September

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: THE BLUE MUG

With Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey, Sheeba Chadha, Konkana Sen Sharma and Munish Bharadwaj.


Saturday, 25th September

NCPA Tata Theatre – 7pm: THE GAME
Directed by Sam Kerawala.
With
Alyque Padamsee and Sabira Merchant.


NCPA Experimental – 7pm: THE LADY OF BURMA

A play set in the aftermath of the Depayin attack in Burma in 2003, an assassination attempt aimed to remove one of the greatest surviving champions of democracy in the world – Aung San Suu Kyi.


Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: S*X, M*RALITY and CENS*RSHIP

A modern seduction of ideas exploring one of the most controversial issues of our time – morality and censorship.


Sunday, 26th September

NCPA Tata Theatre – 6:30pm: LOVE ON THE BRINK
A satirical and comic tale about love and the pursuit of happiness.


NCPA Experimental – 6:30pm: THE LADY OF BURMA

Written by Richard Shannon. Directed by Prakash Belawadi
Performed by Rukmini Vijayakumar


Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: S*X, M*RALITY and CENS*RSHIP

Directed by Sunil Shanbag.


Monday, 27th September

18 Anukool – 7:30pm: Great Text Reading

An informal reading of

Tuesday, 28th September

Prithvi Theatre – 7 & 9pm: SECOND – HAND - EMOTIONS

A writer narrates to a soldier a series of episodes about immature relationships, illicit liasons, and intimate encounters, based on his own personal experiences, the movies he has enjoyed, and the characters he has created.


Wednesday, 29th September

Prithvi Theatre – 5, 7 & 9pm: SECOND – HAND – EMOTIONS

An Akvarious Presentation.

Thursday, 30th September

Prithvi Theatre – 5, 7 & 9pm: A GUY THING

Two outrageously mismatched strangers find themselves stranded in a hunting cabin during a ferocious storm. Unable to leave, we gradually find out these men aren't exactly here by chance.