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'10TH ANNUAL VINOD DOSHI THEATRE FESTIVAL' Vinod Doshi Theatre Festival celebrates a decade of passion for the stage!
Times of India | Vinod Doshi theatre festival
'Vinod Doshi theatre festival from February 19' The Vinod and Saryu Doshi foundation will organise the 10th edition of Vinod Doshi theatre festival from February 19 to 23 at Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha.
Mumbai Theatre Guide| Vinod Doshi Theatre Festival
'Vinod Doshi Theatre Festival celebrates a decade of passion for the stage...' The Vinod Doshi Theatre Festival, initiated in the memory of eminent industrialist and a passionate arts-lover Vinod Doshi, believes in the vibrancy of theatre.
The good City| Yayati projects women’s sexuality
'Yayati projects women’s sexuality – Girish Karnad ' SM: You wrote Yayati when you were so very young, just 22. What are your thoughts, looking at the current production at Jagriti?
The good city | An ancestor of the pandavas
'Why an ancestor of the Pandavas remains relevant today' The story is about the all powerful king Yayati who revels in his power and pursuit of carnal pleasures. Cursed by his enraged father-in-law, he is in danger of instantly becoming old and decrepit.
The Hindu | Yayati
‘A good play never needs updating’ Arundhati Raja, who is directing Girish Karnad’s iconic play Yayati, explains what makes it an evergreen story
Deccan Chronicle | Panchatantra tales and when the monkey learned its lesson
Three stories will be retold with this adaptation: The Blue Jackal, The Monkey and the Crocodile and The Monkey and the Wedge.
The Hindu | Curiouser and Curiouser
After a much-appreciated run at Jagriti and Ranga Shankara, Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Vandana Prabhu is back at Jagriti from March 10.The plays features Bhavana Rajendran, Aarti Aney, Swetanshu Bora, Arundhati Raja and Shlok Menon.
THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS | Catch a ‘power play’ on sexual assault
BENGALURU: Two questions govern the play Oleanna: Is he really guilty? Or is she a schemer?
THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS | GST a penalty on arts, Jagriti floats petition
BENGALURU: Protesting against the government’s move to levy 18 per cent GST or Goods and Services Tax on theatre, and other Indian performance arts, Jagriti Theatre has floated a petition online against it. The petition requests Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and GST council for exemption of GST on performing arts.
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.