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06-Jun-2017

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?
Capturing the 1992 drama by David Mamet at Jagriti Theatre will be director Jagdish Raja with actors Preetam Koilpillai and Rebecca Spurgeon.

The  play showcases a power play between a professor and his female student who accuses him of sexual exploitation.

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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.