Up & Coming - Play Schedule for November

Tuesday, 2nd November
Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: JI JAISI AAPKI MARZI

This play consists of 4 monologues, played by 4 different women representing the typical relationships that a woman is known through in our society, namely, mother, daughter, sister ,wife etc.

Wednesday, 3rd November
Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: HUM KAHIEN AAP SUNEY

A play based on Daastaan Goi.Daastaan Goi literally means storytelling.

Thursday, 4th November
Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: DIRTY TALK

Written and Directed by Nayantara Roy.

Friday, 5th November
Prithvi Theatre – 7pm: DIRTY TALK

With Amol Parashar, Medha Med, Niharika Negi, Ayesha Nair , Anshuman Jha, Nimish Surte, Jaimini Pathak and Nayantara Roy.

Saturday, 6th November
Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: RAAVANLEELA

Directed by Om Katare.

Sunday, 7th November
Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: RAAVANLEELA

A Yatri Presentation.

Tuesday, 9th November
Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: SAKUBAI

Sakubai is a take on “a day in the life of a bai” and through humor and pathos, gives voice to the unsung efforts of all the Bais!

Wednesday, 10th November
Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: GORKY + TINKU KE KAARNAME
Gorky+Tinku (saimese twins+ wannabe detectives) and their born chamcha Champu Singh end up goin for a school reunion party where Gorky meets his school time and lifetime only love - Googoo.

Thursday, 11th November
Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: GORKY + TINKU KE KAARNAME

With Aarya Babbar, Divesh Wankhede, Santosh Tiwari, Kajli Sharma, Ankur Parekh, Kapil Sharma and others

Friday, 12th November
Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: GORKY + TINKU KE KAARNAME

An Ekjute Presentation.

NCPA Sunken Garden – 6:30pm: MISTER BEHRAM
A reading of the Marathi translation of Gieve Patel’s play.

Tata Theatre - 7:30pm: Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta hai
In this one-man show, Anupam Kher traces the journey of his life from small-town Shimla to the bright lights of Bollywood with insight, honesty and humour.

Saturday, 13th November

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: YAAR BANAA BUDDY
What happens when one out of the three best friends suddenly starts behaving in a strange manner forgetting his roots and background
.

Tata Theatre – 7:30pm: DRAUPATI
With Shivani Pasrich,
Charu Shankar, Dilip Shankar, Sanjit Bedi, Arjun Fauzdar, Aniruddha Das, Supriya Bagga Manchanda and Ashish Paliwal
.

Experimental Theatre - 7:05pm: The Kite Runner
Sorab Wadia, who lives in New York, has devised a wonderful stage presentation of The Kite Runner, one of the world’s best-loved books.

Sunday, 14th November

Experimental Theatre - 11:30am: Necropolis
Based on Elkunchwar’s writings (including his columns), a performance by Aasakta, providing an entertaining as well as thought-provoking event for the audience.


Prithvi Theatre – 5 & 8pm: JAGINE JOUN TO: NARASAINYO

The life and times of the 15th century Saint Poet Narsinh Mehta, the Adi Kavi (First Poet) of Gujarati Literature.

St. Andrews Auditorium – 7:30pm: CLASSIC MILDS 2
After their initial success, the same five directors return with new short pieces, by master playwrights between 1875 and 1975.

Tata Theatre – 7:30pm: DRAUPATI
Centuries have gone by since the Mahabharata, yet, Draupadi is still here – stuck between heaven and earth, roaming the streets and pondering her fate.

Experimental Theatre - 7:30pm: Johnny's Midnight Goggles: Stories on a Cello
Mathew Sharp, one of the world’s foremost solo cellists, has developed an engaging presentation where he tells stories accompanied by music on his cello. This promises to be a unique literary event.

Monday, 15th Novemer

Lavasa - 11am: The Kite Runner
Sorab Wadia, who lives in New York, has devised a wonderful stage presentation of The Kite Runner, one of the world’s best-loved books. It is a presentation that has enthralled audiences of all ages everywhere.

Tuesday, 16th November

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: CHUGGADHAM SYM-PHONEY
2 criminals & a prostitute on the run are stranded in the middle of no-where & decide to establish a city as a mecca for lust, liberty & the pursuit of pleasure.

Wednesday, 17th November
Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: CHUGGADHAM SYM-PHONEY

Directed by Chandan Roy Sanyal.

Thursday, 18th November
NCPA Experimental – 7:30pm: THE SUNSHINE BOYS

The
Fali & Guri show was the most popular comedy performance on television for many long years. Guri’s sudden retirement left Fali bitter and lonely. When Fali’s nephew persuades the pair to come together after 11 years, the old resentments and idiosyncrasies resurface with a vengeance, leading to a hilarious comedy of mismatched expectations.

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: THE GOOD DOCTOR
This hilarious laugh riot by neil simon, is a series of tragi-comic vignettes, based on short stories by Anton Chekhov.

Friday, 19th November
NCPA Experimental – 7:30pm: MAMTAZ BHAI PATAANG WALE

With Asif Basra, Saurabh Nayyar, Ghansyam Lalsa, Aseem Hattangady, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Jashodhara Sen / Choiti Ghosh, Neha Nahata, Umesh Jagtap, Kunal Upadhyay, Ajitesh Gupta
and Trimala.

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: THE GOOD DOCTOR
With Anita Salim, Garima Arora, K.C. Shankar, Gaurav Sharma and Salim Ghouse.

Saturday, 20th November
Prithvi Theatre – 6pm: SAAT TERI EKVEES

7 monologues which unfolds subjects like surrogate mother, Laxman’s wife Urmila, human clone, an uncommon story of a common man, frustration of a middle class wife after victory , Newyork and an Unwritten Poetry.

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: SAAT TERI EKVEES – FARI EKVEES
A Manhar Gadhia Presentation.

NCPA Experimental Theatre – 7:30pm: PRASHNA PANCHALI
An original work authored by Sunita Budhiraja, set to music and presented by Ank in a solo show by Preeta Mathur.

Sunday, 21st November
Prithvi Theatre – 6pm: SAAT TERI EKVEES – FARI EKVEES

A Manhar Gadhia Presentation.

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: SAAT TERI EKVEES
7 monologues which unfolds subjects like surrogate mother, Laxman’s wife Urmila, human clone, an uncommon story of a common man, frustration of a middle class wife after victory , New york and an Unwritten poetry
.

Tuesday, 23rd November
Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: DINNER WITH FRIENDS

This is a play about four friends; two married couples at different ages and stages of their lives, and we witness the effects of the breakup of one couple on the other, who first feel compelled to choose sides, and then begin to question the strength of their own seemingly tranquil marriage.

Wednesday, 24th November
Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: DINNER WITH FRIENDS

Directed by Feroz Abbas Khan.

Thursday, 25th November
Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: DIRTY TALK

A Working Title Presentation.

Friday, 26th November
NCPA Tata Theatre – 7pm: BOLLYWOOD KA SALAAM
The play is based on the black-and-white era of cinema, from the late 40s to the '50s.

NCPA Experimental – 5 & 7pm: THE INTERVIEW
Written by
Siddharth Kumar. Directed by Akarsh Khurana.

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: DIRTY TALK
With Amol Parashar, Medha Med, Niharika Negi, Ayesha Nair , Anshuman Jha, Nimish Surte, Jaimini Pathak and Nayantara Roy.

Saturday, 27th November
NCPA Tata Theatre – 7pm: AAJ RANG HAI
With Seema Pahwa/Ehlam Khan, Trishla Patel, Ratnabali Bhattacharjee, Ali Fazal, Imran Rashid, Preetika Chawla, Prerna Chawla, Pawan Uttam and others.

NCPA Experimental – 7pm: TICHEE SATRA PRAKARNE
T
ichee Satra Prakarne (Seventeen Scenarios of Her) is loosely based on Martin Crimp’s Attempts on her Life.

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: THE SKELETON WOMAN
A Quaff Theatre Presentation.

Sunday, 28th November
NCPA Tata Theatre – 7pm: KAREENA PACHHI KON?
Based on I Ought To Be In The Pictures by Neil Simon.

NCPA Experimental – 7pm: LIFE THROUGH THE SONGS WE LIKE: SONGS OF LOVE, LAUGHTER AND LONGING
When Sid is invited to lunch at his wife’s best friend’s apartment, he shockingly learns of things about her past that threaten to destroy their marriage.

Prithvi Theatre – 6 & 9pm: THE SKELETON WOMAN
With Prashant Prakash and Kalki Koechlin.

Monday, 29th November
NCPA Experimental – 7pm: CHAKRA

Set in the pre-historic era, the play gives an insight into the life of an early man, the way he evolved, his battle to survive, his hunger to explore and learn, which has never diminished.

Tuesday, 30th November
NCPA Experimental – 7pm: PUNASHA HONEYMOON

A couple getting into their mid-life tries to rediscover their relationship by revisiting the place they had gone for their honeymoon. They try to recreate the original freshness which seems to be slipping out of their hands.

Prithvi Theatre – 9pm: AAJ RANG HAI
A quaint neighbourhood, a lovable lafanga , an endearing fool , two dominating women singers and a love story. All coming together to weave the tapestry of Hazrat Amir Khusrau’s work, philosophy and life.