Tagged: plays

Twelve Angry Jurors

Watched a play after a year. Twelve Angry Jurors doesn’t roll as easily off the tongue as Twelve Angry Men, the original play, but it can accommodate women. Watching it as an adult, I...

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...

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Caught this Alyque Padamsee production of Jesus Christ Superstar in Bombay this year. Had head of it since I was a child, listened to songs from it being sung live in the middle of...

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...

Indian Tempest

Indian Tempest- Play Review

This play too, was a visual extravaganza. The stage was set like a circus, with the shadow of a boat moved from within the big top to indicate the storm.  French, Malayalam, Sanskrit and...

Fellini

Fellini’s Dream- Play Review

The best part about the play was the innovative set. It seemed to be a tall panoramic mesh, on which light was projected and images too. This created varied settings. Actors came on stage...

Celimene and the Cardinal

Magnifique: Play Review- Celimene and the Cardinal

Stumbled upon a light, souffle like play. In French and very French. Luckily, with English subtitles 🙂 Remembered a bit from the days I learnt French. Only the French can do a play on...

Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera (Review)

Just like watching a match in a stadium trumps the telly everytime, witnessing a musical beats watching it on the screen. This 5 D experience is still miles ahead of any 3 D or...

Out of bounds

Watched the play Out of Bounds recently. Very episodic, with the protagonist delivering monologue after monologue as different characters, as if to say, “Hey, look at me! Look how I can juggle so many...