Safari Suit Productions

Safari Suit Productions

Details
Ticket Price: ₹ 300
Genre:Dark Comedy Drama
Language:English
Duration:60 Mins
Age:12 +
Playwright:Anushka Ravishankar
Director:Anju Alva Naik
Cast:Chandini Naik, Prarthana Prakash, Deepak Hariharan and Anju Alva Naik
Presented By:Safari Suit Productions
Location:JAGRITI, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Whitefield, Bangalore 560 066
Event Date & Time
Fri-22-Apr | 08:00 PM
Sat-23-Apr | 08:00 PM
Sun-24-Apr | 03:00 PM
Sun-24-Apr | 06:30 PM

The Cockroach Collector is a dark and witty play woven around three people of a doomed household; the mother referred to as Ma and her two daughters, Alka and Mano. Mano is the cockroach collector. Amit, Alka's beau, tries his best to enter the fabric of the family by dealing with the mother's quirky ways and forcing himself into cockroach-friendly gestures that are very much against his own nature. As the mystery of why Mano collects cockroaches slowly unravels, Amit is bewildered at first and then aghast. On the face of it, this is a story of a seriously dysfunctional family. But it is also essentially the story of a dysfunctional world, where horrendous violence and inhuman acts can exist in the crevices of ordinary life.

Jagriti

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.