Tagged: comedy

Stand up comedy

One on One 2- Stand up comedy play review

The first act, I’m every woman, was funny but scarily true- about a woman struggling with kids. The second was performed very well, with a desi American drawl- a Gujju bhai who wants to...

Radhika Vaz

Older, Angrier, Hairer- Radhika Vaz is Funnier

When I tweeted to Radhika that I couldn’t wait to attend her show, she replied, “Me too. It’s like losing my virginity again.” Although initially I was taken aback, I laughed later. Waiting is...

Piya Behrupia

Piya Bahroopiya- Play Review

A wonderful take on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The kitsch image of the bard looking down on the performance, with a lotus- was very South Indian film starish. This refreshing spin on Shakespeare had the...

Habib Tanvir

Kaam Dev Ka Sapna…(Play Review)

Watched Habib Tanvir’s Kamdev Ka Apna, Basant Ritu Ka Sapna at the NSD Theatre Festival on Saturday. From the title to the script, Tanvir has done a marvellous job of adapting Shakespeare’s A Midsumer...

The Medicine Show

The Medicine Show- Review

The third edition of The Medicine Show was less rousing than the previous ones. The usual acts could not leverage the elemnt of surprise- the singers & the dancers…even the theatre practioners decided to...

Habib Tanvir

Habib Tanvir Plays- Review: Pleasant

Watched Habib Tanvir’s Agra Bazar and Ponga Pandit. Enjoyed the sitcom, slapstick, song and dance; specially as the former was in open air.



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