Hamlet & Angad
Director: Harish Adithya
Ticket Price: ₹ 300
The Play is the winner of The Hindu Playwright Award 2016 and this is the premiere of the same! There is a strange parallel between the story of Hamlet in Shakespeare’s play and Angada in Valmiki’s Ramayan. They are both princes. In both their stories, their uncle kills their father and marries their mother. But while this sets up an epic tale of revenge and duty in Hamlet, in the Ramayan, Angad hardly even seems to blink. This lack of moral deliberation on the path of Angad can be interpreted in many ways. Without generalizing about East or West, the play instead focuses on the characters and their own emotional journeys. Read More
Jagriti is a Performance Arts space dedicated to Theatre, Music, Dance and Comedy. Founded in 2011 by Arundhati and Jagdish Raja, the space has hosted several productions from India and around the world. A 200-seat theatre, built around a full-thrust stage, it is fully equipped to cater to both artistes and audience. The main stage is designed for intimate performances, with adjoining spaces for informal lectures and gatherings, and an attached restaurant- 'The Fat Chef'. Jagriti is owned and operated by the not-for-profit ART Foundation, a registered charitable trust.
The Rooftop - above the main auditorium is an open-to-sky space with a staging area that can accommodate about 50 people. A raised and walled off platform can work as a perfect area for puppet theatre. The Rooftop has a restroom and a pantry.
The Terrace - alongside the auditorium, the Terrace can accommodate about 20 people as an informal gathering area.
Lumbini - extending out from the foyer, Lumbini has a stage and an open-to-sky terraced space for about 80 people.