Ranga Nirantara to perform 25th show of 'Male Manthrika' today

Ranga Nirantara to  perform 25th show of 'Male Manthrika' today
Popular and highly acclaimed Kannada play ‘Male Manthrika,’ adapted from late N Richard Nash’s famous play ‘The Rainmaker,’ is back to enthrall theatre afficionados.

Ranga Nirantara, a city-based theatre group, will present the 25th performance of the play on Wednesday. 

The play, originally penned by Nash, a writer of Broadway shows, was adapted to Kannada by playwright K Y Narayanaswamy and directed by B G Ramakrishna. It revolves around the theme of self-belief and depicts the irony of a confused man and his ambiguous authority as a father.

“The first show was held in January 2014 and since then, the play has been staged across the state and also the country. This is the 11th time the play is being performed in the city,” said GPO Chandru, one of the organisers.

Around 25 members of the theatre group will perform the play at Kalagrama in Mallathahalli in memory of Ranga Nirantara founder late C G Krishnaswamy, whose 10th death anniversary was observed this month. The set for the play has been designed by renowned designer Shashidhar Adapa. 

‘Male Manthrika’ will be performed at Kalagrama on January 11 between 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm. For details, call 9886543697.

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