DreamScope Theatre presents a
compilation of three short plays in Hindi, filled with satire, family humor and
an essence of the yesteryears under its production, “Ek Ka Teen”. Theatre as a medium of entertainment and communication has changed manifold. The framework of productions have moved towards providing entertainment in forms of stand up comedy, divised performances and improvised theatre. The technical aspects of theatre have also changed. Stage has become minimalistic and lights and sound have taken major prominence in the way a production is presented in front of the audience. DreamScope Theatre is moving away from new – age theatre to bring to Bangalore audiences, three plays from differents eras of Hindi theatre. The short plays will bring to stage the format of stage productions in the 1950’s, 1960’s and the modern era. “Charon Taraf” is a light comedy written by Prakash Pandit in the 1950’s and concentrates on an age old Indian traditional thought, “atithi devo bhava”, or…
DreamScope Theatre is coming to PUNE this May, 2014 with its experimental Play. It will be a fantastic learning experience and an opportunity to perform for actors in Pune and individuals who would like to be involved as part of the production team. Rehearsals will be rigorous all through May with a final performance in the last week of May. Individuals (25 to 30 yrs) can apply with their CV and headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org before 29th April, 2014. Volunteers and others who want to be a part of the same can apply by sending in an email and citing their desire to be a part of the same.
For more information you can go through the Casting Call Poster!
Poignant emotions on stage
DHNS, Feb 11, 2013 The Deccan Herald Theatre Festival came to a close last weekend at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall, with two final productions: ‘Field of Poppies’ and ‘Plaza Suite’. Directed by Puja Goyal, ‘Field of Poppies’ was a surreal piece of theatre with a two-member cast, comprising Tushar Patil and Deepti Laigude.
The production progressed slowly, building anticipation, and included surprising instances of poignancy. ‘Field of Poppies’ revolved around a straitjacketed man named Edward and his rather seductive psychiatrist, Anne. As the play begins, it’s quickly made obvious that Edward — who is trapped in what appears to be an asylum — has no clue who he is or how he got there. The viewer is left uncertain as to whether the narration is real or a mere dream sequence. Anne clearly knows a lot more about Edward than he does of himself — and through her gentle prodding and questioning, she encourages him to rediscover his past, especially his memories of one …