Midsummer night’s play
Summer's heating up the Capital and one the best ways to escape it is to head off to the cooling insides of a theatre and enjoy a good play! One of the most awaited events of the year, the National School of Drama's Summer Theatre Festival is all set to kick off. Starting off on 22 May the festival is on till the 14 of June and will be spread across three venues in the city - the NSD Open Lawns, Kamani Auditorium and Sammukh Auditorium.
22 to 26 May will witness the staging of Hindi play Virasat, directed by Anuradha Kapur. The play will be staged at the NSD Open Lawns from 7pm every day.
27 to 30 May will witness Chhaya Shakuntalam, directed by Kavalam Narayana Panikkar. This one hour forty minute production will be staged at Kamani Auditorium.
31 May to 2 June will have Dafa 292 staged at Sammukh Auditorium. The play has been directed by Anoop Trevedi. Additional shows of this play is scheduled for 31 May and 1 June at 3:30 pm. 3 to 7 June will have Khalid Ki Khala, an Urdu play directed by Ramesh Talwar, to be staged in Sammukh Auditorium. Additional shows of this play is scheduled on 7 June at 3:30 pm.
Adamzaad & Panchlight, directed by Ranjit Kapoor is going to be staged on 8 to 10 June at Sammukh Auditorium with an additional show on 8 June at 3:30 pm. The finale of the festival will be marked by Hindi play Jaat hi Poochho Sadhu Ki, directed by Rajinder Nath and to be staged at Sammukh Auditorium. This play will have one additional show on 14 June at 3:30 pm.
All plays are scheduled to start at 7 pm except for the additional shows. Tickets are available at the venues so head over and make the best of it!