|Ticket Price:||₹ 300|
|Age:||12 years and above|
|Location:||JAGRITI, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Whitefield, Bengaluru, 560066|
A renowned writer receives a prestigious international award for a path-breaking novel. It is about a group of intellectuals working on a top secret project to develop a suitable technology by which the first and last mistake of nature is to be eliminated – the human species. The group is convinced that the future of the rest of the planet, along with all the meticulously co-evolved life forms, is far more important than the survival of Man. The writer is abducted by a fringe group of environmental activists in a bid to get him to be a signatory to a campaign. The intelligence agency is pressed into service to rescue the writer. However, the agency also gets wind of the existence of a real project by a real group of people as described in the novel. Their interest in the rescue operation is really in nabbing the project group so that they have first control over the technology. By the end of the tale, we are left wondering if the technology has already been switched on. Presented as a dramatic tale, the play is based on numerous solid scientific facts in evolutionary biology and the human predisposition for unrealistic consumption patterns.
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.