"Guilt" is a story of coping with grief and betrayal. It's the story of a boy, Kishore, and his sister in law, Pooja, who is eight years older than him. Pooja is set to marry Kishore's brother, Nitin, and grows very close to Kishore who feels comfortable to confide an intimate secret about himself to her.Read More
A Judgement Error??" , an English translation of a Bengali script written by Sri Nirup Mitra, is set in the context of a nursing home and builds on a surgery which is debated on its merit and judgement, opening up the medical profession for deep introspection.Read More
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. Read More
Following an extremely successful three-city UK Concert Tour in May this year, The Harmony Chorus directed by Sandra Oberoi brings to Bangalore a unique musical experience of Indian folk fusion, Bollywood and world music presented in a choral setting, woven together with anecdotes depicting India’s rich culture and diversity.Read More
Gravitas. Respect. Heck, just some quiet, even! For music audiences and performers alike, Bangalore doesn't have too much to offer in the way of these 'basics', eh? Well, scratch that. Beginning with a music festival last year, the Jagriti Theatre (one of the city's premier locations for serious dramatic events) is now on the map for music. Huzzah! Now there's a formal, dedicated space (no F&B, no yakety-yak, just a focused, listening audience) for music.Read More
September 14, 2001: On the streets of Bangalore, India, a poor Muslim family is stranded. Desperate to reach a relative’s home in a distant suburb, the new immigrants to the city are struggling to find a ride late in the night. Read More
The onomatopoeic title captures the essence of the performance - which is to present children with quick moments that are joyful and thoughtful. Through a blend of sound, rhythm, music, movement, and blasts of 'magic', the performance will invite children to engage with, and learn from, a series of experiences - ranging from the manic to the calm, from din to silence, from the ordinary to the extraordinary. Read More
Amrutha Venkatesh, a Carnatic Classical Artiste from Bangalore, is making a mark as a musician who blends tradition with innovation. She is currently under the tutelage of Prince Sri Rama Varma and Smt Parassala B.Ponnammal of Trivandrum. Before this, she learnt from Sri M.T.Selvanarayana and Smt Charumathi Ramachandran. 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.