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Musicals, satire coming up at Ranga Shankara in June

Last Updated : 05 June 2024, 04:32 IST
Last Updated : 05 June 2024, 04:32 IST
Last Updated : 05 June 2024, 04:32 IST
Last Updated : 05 June 2024, 04:32 IST

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Benda Kaalu on Toast

Written by Girish Karnad, this Kannada play is based on the myth of how Bengaluru got its name. It is a tale of ordinary people and their struggles. The lives of high-society women, temperamental domestic workers, and corporate employees intertwine in this one. June 6 and 7, 7.30 pm.

Kaamaroopigal

This musical has been adapted from the Panchavati segment of the Hindu epic, ‘Ramayana’. The Kannada play explores the dualities of good and evil, love and hate, and ancient and modern. June 14, 7.30 pm.

NeeNaaNaaDre NaaNeeNeNaa

S Surendranath has adapted William Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’. The story of the Kannada drama is set in Malleswaram. It is about lost twins who face a series of misunderstandings. June 18, 7.30 pm.

Sakal Jaani He Naath

The Hindi musical is based on the mythological tale of Krishna and Sudama. It is a satire on the hypocrisy of modern life. June 19, 7.30 pm.

Kaaka Dosha

Translated into Kannada from English, the play depicts patriarchy and toxic masculinity prevalent in Indian society. It is a family drama about a mother and her son. June 29, 3.30 pm and 7.30 pm.

Old Man and the Sea

This non-verbal puppet play is adapted from Ernest Hemingway’s ‘Old Man and the Sea’. Meant for children, the story revolves around a fisherman and a fish. June 23, 7.30 pm.

Apne Ghar Jaisa

It is a critique of how bigotry shapes one’s outlook. In this Hindi play, adapted from ‘Oldenberg’ in English, an old woman awaits the arrival of a new tenant. She is overcome with irrational fears because she knows nothing about this stranger. June 30, 3.30 pm and 7.30 pm.

At J P Nagar. Visit rangashankara.org for the full schedule.

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Published 05 June 2024, 04:32 IST

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