Showing posts from February, 2013

Poignant emotions on stage

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 …

There is More fun in Store

There’s more fun in store Feb 6, 2013 Great Acts As part of the ‘Deccan Herald Theatre Festival 2013’, three plays will be staged from February 8 to 10, 7.30 pm at Chowdiah Memorial Hall. 
On February 8, Lights off Production will present ‘Closer’, written by Patrick Marber, and directed by Siddhanth K S. The cast of the play includes Rajiv Khatri, Vaishali Deepak, Raghav Bhotika and Ruchi Ravindran. ‘Closer’ is a tale of confusing love and serendipity, where the only thing more desirable than passion is companionship.

On February 9, DreamScope Theatre will present ‘Field of Poppies’, written by Walter Wykes and directed by Puja Goyal. The cast of ‘Field of Poppies’ includes Tushar Patil and Dipti Laigude. The play revolves around a man called Edward, and is about eternal love that resides in the realms of our hearts.

February 10 will see ‘Plaza Suite’ by Theatre Lab, written by Neil Simon and directed by Prakash Belawadi. The cast includes Sharon White, Anil Abraham, Jonathan Smith and M…