The Stage is Set- Shri Ram Centre
Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts (SRCPA) is an independent cultural society started in early 50's by Bharat Ram family. The Centre, located in Mandi House, is committed to promoting art and culture. Its mission is to nurture and develop talent in performing arts. It has been devoted to promoting Hindi theatre focusing on all major aspects, including development of script, nurturing of acting talent and creating an involvement with theatre amongst audience.
The Centre strives to consort global quality direction and scripts to the theatre and to also advance diverse branches like musical plays and Experimental Theatre. SRCPA also offers a two-year certificate Acting Course, a 4 month Theatre workshop and also summer theatre workshops for children.
Here's what's playing at Shri Ram Centre - The Stage is Set!
1. Gangster Samiti
Gangster Samiti, is set factiously in old Delhi area, is adapted from the famous comic melodrama 'Happy End' written and directed by Bertolt Brecht. The play showcases two opposing peer groups, a deadly gang and a missionary group, with contradictory faiths and functions in life.There's a bank robbery, few foot thumping songs, a love story and hilarious rib tickling performances.
When: Sat, 3 Sep 2016 6:30PM
2. Pierrot's Troupe Presents K L Saigal
''K L SAIGAL'' is the first ever and the only play on the life, times and works of the legendary singer and the first superstar of Indian Cinema. It is also an engaging portrayal of entire life span of K L Saigal. In the process, the play re-creates the music and cinema of yesteryears, hitherto undone. The play is produced by Pierrot's Troupe - the theater company credited with giving many new, original and entertaining productions to Hindi, Urdu and English Theatre.
When: Sun, 4 Sep 2016 7:00PM
On a dark winter night, the ghost of the recently deceased King Hamlet walks the ramparts of Elsinore Castle in Denmark. The ghost declares to Prince Hamlet, his son, that he was murdered by his own brother Claudius. Prince Hamlet devotes himself to avenging his father’s death, but, because he is contemplative and thoughtful by nature, he delays, entering into a deep melancholy and even apparent madness. As Hamlet agonizes in the most famous soliloquy of English theatre 'To be or not to be' the audience too agonizes along with him, trying to explore alongside him, the existential dilemmas that have troubled mankind since the dawn of time.
4. A Golden Tooth
'A Golden Tooth' is the story of a middle aged man visits the dentist for his and gets a golden tooth after his treatment. His wife demands a pair of anklet. He visits his friend who is a goldsmith. He tells him about his golden tooth and convinces him to buy that from him. And coincidentally that tooth has a precious story to tell. As the story goes on, it picks you on its laughter train. It'll tickle your each bone to laughter.
When: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 7:00PM