Revel in the glory of regional theatre at the Bharat Rang Mahotsav or take a dekko at a Gustav Klimt-inspired photography exhibition. Brave the chill for a nihari brunch at Old Delhi, sample lava stone grilled food or order in an authentic Parsi meal.Take your pick, set a reminder and head out with pals. Delhiites, have a...
Watch out for another action packed week of theatre productions from across India…
Tickets: Rs 100, 50, 30, 10 for Shri Ram Centre, LTG, Kamani, Abhimanch; Rs 30 for Sammukh, Bahumukh and Meghdoot Open Air Theatre; For more details visit:www.nsdtheatrefest.com
Bhor (English, Hindi & Bengali), Kamani, Jan 15, 6.30 & 9.30 pm; Director: Usha Ganguli; Set in a rehabilitation centre for drug addicts, it explores human relationships.
Rhinoceros (English), Shri Ram Centre, Jan 15, 4.30 pm; Director: Vinay Kumar; The inhabitants of a town turn into the one-horned beast. The only human who does not undergo this mass metamorphosis is a flustered ‘Everyman’ figure frequently criticized for his drinking bouts and tardiness.
Garbo (Marathi), Sammukh Audi, Jan 15, 2.30 & 6 pm; Director: Mohit Talkakar; A group of young people live with the frustration of broken dreams and the burden of inhibitions.
Equus (English), Abhimanch Audi, Jan 16, 9.30 pm; Director: Vikram Iyengar; An intriguing exploration inside the mind of a 17-year-old boy who blinds six horses in an inexplicable fit.
Kamdev Ka Apna Vasant Ritu Ka Sapna (Chhatisgarhi), Kamani Audi, Jan 16, 6.30 pm; Director: Habib Tanvir; An adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
A Doll’s House (Nepali), Bahumukh Audi, Jan 16, 2.30 & 6 pm; Director: Sunil Pokharel; Adapted from Henrik Ibsen’s original, it is about the life of Nora Helmer and people in the 19th century.
Behad Nafrat Ke Dino Mei (Hindi), Abhimanch Audi, Jan 17, 9.30 pm; Director: Daulat Vaid; On the relationship between an Indian boy and a Pakistani girl who meet each other on a social networking website.
Medea (Italian), Kamani Audi, Jan 17, 6.30 & 9.30 pm; Director: Daniella De Panfilis; A contemporary take on Euripides’ Medea.
Shakuntala (Urdu) LTG Audi, Jan 17, 7 pm; Director: Zain Ahmed; How King Dushyanta, while on a hunting trip, meets Shakuntala, the adopted daughter of a sage, and marries her.
HOT PICKS Hamlet–The Clown Prince (English), Kamani, Jan 18, 6.30 pm; Director: Rajat Kapoor;
HOT TIP: Watch @ IHC, Jan 17, 4 & 7 pm
Monideepa (Bengali), Shri Ram Centre, Jan 18, 4.30 pm; Director: Sandip Bhattacharya
When I Was A Child (non-verbal), Bahumukh, Jan 18, 6 pm; Director: Rajendra Panchal
Veriattam (Tamil), Meghdoot, Rabindra Bhavan, Jan 18, 5.30 pm; Director: S Ramanujam
Chronotopia (dance drama), Abhimanch, Jan 19, 9.30 pm; Director: Jayachandran Palazhy
Little Eyolf (Punjabi, English), Kamani, Jan 19, 6.30 pm; Director: Neelam Man Singh Chowdhry
Aisa Kehte Hai (Hindi), Shri Ram Centre, Jan 19, 4.30 pm; Director: Manav Kaul
Broken Images (English), LTG Audi, Jan 19, 6 pm; Director: Alyque Padamsee
Sakharam Binder (Hindi), Sammukh, Jan 19, 2.30 & 6 pm; Director: Suresh Sharma
The Last Annal of Alamgir (English), Shri Ram Centre, Jan 20, 4.30 pm; Director: Avaan Patel
Odysseus Chaoticus (Israeli), LTG Audi, Jan 15, 7 & 9.30 pm; Director: Masha Nemirovsky; A mesmerizing cabaret, based on the life of Odysseus, King of Ithaca. Enjoy drama, comedy, dance and music, all packed in one show.