The Workers’ Bible is a collection of stories, inspired by Italian Folkfore and refashioned to create absurd and unique characters – a classical pig who wants wings, Adam and eve who begin life in a pea pod, a dung bettle who outsmarts an eagle, an eagle who is charmed into laying her eggs in God’s lap and a God who is not quite able to keep pace.Read More
Dario Fo’s The Peasant’s Bible is a collection of stories, inspired by Italian Folkfore and refashioned by the playwright to create absurd and unique characters – a classical pig who wants wings, Adam and eve who begin life in a pea pod, a dung bettle who outsmarts an eagle, an eagle who is charmed into laying her eggs in God’s lap and a God who is not quite able to keep pace.Read More
When birth givers are framed as abusers of their infants, would moral reasoning supersede their allegation? The Protector, written by Sudipta Bhawmik, craftily tests the boundaries of parental rights and sheds light on the struggle of immigrant couples. An Indian couple, in their early 20's, settled in the United States, come to terms with the CPS (Child Protection Service), on the account of alleged ill-treatment of their infant. The couple hopelessly stranded in foreign lands, seek the help of their most trustworthy friends, to fight against the rudimentary system, and in the process, regain custody of their child. Does the heat of the plot subside further away from the task at hand, and pave way for demons uncalled for? Find out soon! MY Theatre Festival is our flagship theatre festival, aimed at giving under 25 aficionados of the craft, a bigger and better platform to showcase their talent. Starting by curating and Producing plays, Crea-Shakthi now undertakes special production centric training & consults aspiring under 25 groups leading up to full-blown performances under the banner of MYTF every Feb – March. Just by sheer scale, it is pitted to be the biggest youth theatre festival in India – with over 120 actors – 10 campus groups and 7 plays over one weekend at The Museum Theatre, Egmore! It is now into its 5th year!Read More
Families feud. Even the strongest bonds can be broken by that age old tag-team - Pride and Prejudice. But how do you repair these ties if one of them no longer wants to or can say the words to mend them? Hold the Mushrooms is a dramedy that explores this theme and how people cope with the aftermath of life-altering events that can throw a spanner in the works of any resolution.Read More
Things They Wouldn’t Let Me Say Aditi Mittal is an abla Indian nari who is fed up of being an abla Indian nari. After years of being told to ”be quiet, sit down, be seen not heard,” the new a-blah Indian nari would like to say a few things.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. 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.