The Script - Edition 2, February 2014


Hello Everyone!!

Is February becoming the new 'Theatre Season' for Bombay? Here are some stats: there is one particular day when there are 17 performances. The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival has almost 60 plays. And three international shows are touring the country!

Highlights for the month include the return of the beautifully crafted 'Shakkar ke Paanch Daane', Rage's latest play 'The Glass Menagerie' and the premiere of Trishla Patel's Pirendello classic 'Six Characters in Search of an Author'. 
But perhaps the greatest news of the month is the arrival of HeLa. We at QTP have decided to begin our 15th anniversary celebrations by bringing a show direct from the Edinburgh Fringe. A play that we saw and really liked and thought it should be shared with Indian audiences. So the play will tour Bombay, Delhi and Bangalore. What's more we are also trying to create a new theatre venue in central Bombay, so HeLa will be staged at the city's best kept secret - Sitara Studios in Lower Parel. We hope to see you there. Tickets are available on www.bookmyshow.com. Also Great Texts will be happening on the 24th of February!
In this month's edition of 'The Script', Here's what you can look forward to this month:

QTP Events:

Great Texts: What are we going to read this month?

HeLa: The Indian tour of this critically acclaimed play!! 

A Peasant of El Salvador: We're performing at the Kala Ghoda Fest!!  
Thespo at Prithvi: This month we present '786'

 
Articles:
Point of View: Gitanjali Kalro reviews '786'
4 Corners
: Barbara Andelic shares her experience on being a part of the Indian Theatre circuit.
Dolly Thakore's 'Life in Theatre'
: shares her 'Start of a good Theatre Year'.
Ak's Various Thoughts
: A Whizzing January.

Great Stuff:
Trivia Time: The life of Moliere.
Up & Coming : Complete Schedule of what to watch in February.
Theatre News
: Details on the Kala Ghoda Fest 2014 and Yatri's 'Khula Manch'.
 

Workshops : The Heart and Art of Playback Theatre, Ranga Theatre, A Workshop by Vijaya Mehta and Theatre Professionals.
Curtain Call : Philip Seymour Hoffman on his love for theatre.

Yours Sincerely,
On Behalf of QTP,

Himanshu Sitlani