Theatre: A Kannada play fest is on

The Kala Premi Foundation, Bangalore and The Mysore Association, Bombay are jointly organising a festival of Kannada plays on June 1 and 2. The plays will be presented by the artists of the Fine Arts section of The Mysore Association, Bombay.

The Mysore Association is an eight-decade-old cultural organisation of Kannadigas in Mumbai, which serves as a cultural ambassador of Karnataka. The Mysore Association has produced over 400 plays, of which more than 35 have been written by its members.

Today, the group will stage Belli Bailu, a courtroom drama at 6 p.m., at Ravindra Kalakshetra auditorium. On June 2, they will present Sakara , a story of devotion and unquestioned faith, at 6.30 p.m., at Seva Sadan auditorium, Malleswaram 14 cross. Both the plays are written and directed by Dr. B.R. Manjunath. The plays are open to all.