Showing posts from March, 2010

Famous five

Catch the play Not completely Sqr at Sona Towers today and tomorrow
PIALI DASGUPTA, Miller’s Road Times of India (Bangalore)

Five short stories. One play. That’s Puja Goyel’s new production that mounts the stage at 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm today, and 12.30 pm and 3.30 pm tomorrow. Brought to you by Bangalorebased Dreamscope Theatre, which was formed in 2003, the play is an hour long and is the brand new production of the group. In fact, this is the first time Puja is experimenting with this format and she wants to take the production to Mumbai, Chandigarh and Hyderabad.

Puja, who’s been into theatre for 15 years and works as a radio jockey and a freelance journalist with a Delhi-based IT mag, is part of the cast. There’s also Tushar Patil, Sindhu S and Lester D’Couto who have been working on the play for two months. “They all have day jobs,” reveals Puja, adding, “I wanted to bring in variation. People will find this format interesting. But short plays don’t really get an audience if done…

New Concept

DreamScope Theatre is staging a new play called, Not Completely SQR at Centre for Film and Drama, 5th floor, Sona Towers, Millers Road, on March 6 and 7. The play is directed by RJ Puja Goyal and has a fresh cast. It is a series of five short absurd plays on a moving stage and explores a new concept in staging theatre. On March 6, the play will be staged at 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm. And on March 7, the show will be at 12.30 pm and 3.30 pm. For details, call 9945677157.

Into the realm of the Absurd

Deccan Chronicleby DC CORRESPONDENT When Napoleon stated “From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step,” the world called it absurd. Now, the team of Not Completely SQR has highlighted absurdity as the theme of their debut play, which will be staged in the city.
Puja Goyal, the director who is also acting in the play is a student of Anupam Kher’s Actor Prepares — a school for acting. She along with three other debut artistes will be staging performance in Centre for Films and Drama.
Talking about the play, Puja says Not Completely SQR is a series of five absurd plays bordering on the ridiculously unsound and unreasonable. It is an exploration of people outside the relationship in relation to the psychology of abstract elements. These abstract elements give voice to things unseen and words unspoken simply because one has not been made aware of them. We have these webbed incidents into stories, which otherwise could be considered vague and ambiguous.”
The play will have four actors stag…