The Script, Edition 3 - March 2011


The weather and the theatre scene have a lot in common this month, its Hot, Hot, Hot!! This month see's the return of some classic plays including 'Mahadevbhai' & 'The Vagina Monologues' and some contemporary hits like 'Miss Beautiful' & 'Refund'. Also World Theatre Day is on 27th of March, and we will have the World Theatre Day address by Jessica Kaahwa from Uganda in our next month's issue.

The QTP juggernaut is rolling fast and furious. 2 years since our last new play, we are proud to present our brand new rib tickler, Nostalgia Brand Chewing, which will premier at the Prithvi before heading down south to Bangalore. Our other plays are performing too - The President is Coming which returned after 2 years at the NCPA last month, as well as Project S.T.R.I.P.
will be at the Prithvi in the first week of March. After showcasing 2 plays last month, Thespo at Prithvi will present 3 plays this month. And not to forget, Great Texts is on the 28th of March. Whew!!!! We hope to see you at these events!!!

Also we continue our quiz section! Every month a new theatre question will be posted - it can be viewed on the right hand side under 'Up Coming QTP shows'. Don't cheat!!!

Last month's question was:Theatre Actor, Carl Baudin of Germany, is credited with the invention of which makeup?

A whopping
83% voted for 'Greasepaint' - which is the Right answer! Well Done!!!

An overview of this month's edition of The Script:

Trivia Time
: Props!
Great Text
: What are we going to read this month?
Nostalgia Brand Chewing Gum: Our brand new play!!
Project S.T.R.I.P.: 30 and still running!!
The President is Coming: ....to the Prithvi!
Khatijabai of Karmali Terrace: A Wrap up of our last show.
Thespo at Prithvi: 3's Company!
Thespo 13: We're Hiring!!
Point of View: Priti Bakalkar reviews 'Rafta Rafta'
4 Corners
: Payal Wadhwa recounts her staging a play in Greece.
Dolly Thakore's 'Life in Theatre': Unusual Performance Spaces
Kashin Baba's Babblings: shares on why he does theatre.
Audience Participation: Mehernosh Bharucha critiques 'The Sound of Music'.
Up & Coming: Complete Schedule of what to watch in March.
Theatre Training
: Children's Workshops and Theatre Professionals Workshop.
Other Theatre News
: Gujurati Theatre Festival at NCPA
Curtain Call
: Arthur Schopenhauer on what it like not going to theatre.

Yours Sincerely,
On Behalf of Q Theatre Productions,

Himanshu.
Editor, The Script