The real essence of acting and dramatics has been still kept alive in the theatres across India. The box office records might be all about the crores that a movie makes but, in theatres across India, it has always been about keeping the art of theatrical performances and dramatics alive.
The Ranga Shankara theatre is one such theatre in Bangalore that has been organising some world class performances by artists from India and abroad. It is a stage that promotes innovative new forms in the field of theatre and drama. The actual spirit of watching comes alive when you sit and watch the performers pouring down their talent in their performance with grace and ease. Interesting enough to make any one feel like attending some of their events, here is a scoop of upcoming plays and theatre performances lined up at Ranga Shankara:
Piya Behrupiyaa can be said to be an adoption of Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s popular play, in Hindi. The story revolves around how Olivia is not into any mood of wooing Orsino, the Duke while Viola, the Duke’s personnel steered is a woman in disguise of a man and is deeply in love with him but he isn’t able to reveal his identity due to the situation. Things take an eventful turn when on that very night a mixed surge of events takes place. The play is a perfect blend of love story, comedy and drama, all put together in one single play. The name Piya Behrupiyaa signifies Viola, who is disguised as a man to hide her true identity in the Duke’s court. The main suspense about the story, however, will be released only when you with the play for yourself.
Venue: Ranga Shankara Theatre
Date: 22nd April, 2016 (Friday) to 24th April, 2016.
Timing: 7:30 PM onwards.
A critically acclaimed play that has won recognition and nominations at various awards, Akshayambara is a Kannada play that is presented in a mixed form of dance combined with drama to depict what would happen if the physical appearance of a man was a women and vice versa. The use of the popular characters of Mahabharata, Draupadi and woman dresses up as the Pradhan of Kauravas. It raises a rather important question and is an entertaining play with a lesson to learn and a lot to teach to the Indian audience, where misogyny is in the very blood.
Venue; Ranga Shankara Theatre
Date: 30th April 2016 (Saturday)
Timing: 7:30 PM
Numerous such amazing plays and innovatively conceptualised presentations and performances happen every evening at the Ranga Shankara theatre, thus keeping the culture of theatre and performing arts in India alive. The innovative new ideas of youth get a platform and the audience gets some sheer genius performances to admire. Keep track of other amazing performances that will come your way in the days to come.
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