The stage is set for a multitude of plays spanning different languages and genres this weekend
All theatre buffs have cause to rejoice this weekend as the cultural calendar is chock-a-block with activity. Starting with Ranga Nirantara. The group is presenting the play, “Allamana Bayalaata” in memory of C.G.K. The play, directed by K. Ramakrishnaiah, is on January 11 and 12 at 6.30 p.m. at the Samsa Bayalu Rangamandira. For details call 94480-82949/ 99808-11677.***
MTR Rangasambhrama is a three-day comedy play festival organised by the Guru Samsthe, Hubli, that will be on at the H.N. Kalakshetra, Jayanagar National College from January 12 to 14. January 12 will feature “Raashi Chakra”, January 13 “O Lavve Jeevana Saakshaatkaara” and January 14 “All the best!”.
Tickets, priced at Rs. 100 are available at Ajji Mane (Girinagar), Nammoora Hotel (J.P. Nagar), Maitri Travel Agency (Yeshwantpur), R.S. Tours (Malleswaram 11th cross), and at various KSRTC booking counters. Call 98446-81116.***
Mukhosh presents “Jibon Muchki Haashe...”, a sweet-and-sour comedy in Bangla by Ayan (inspired by “The play is the thing”, a play by P.G. Wodehouse). It will be staged on January 12 and 13 at 6 p.m. at the Seva Sadan Auditorium, Malleshwaram (behind Food World). Tickets are priced at Rs. 80. For bookings call: 9886307249 (Anindita) or 9886807298 (Ayan) or book online at: www.mukhosh.org.
Tickets are also available at: K. C. Das (Church St), 6 Ballygunge Place, Bangaliana Lazeez, Mou Sweets, Best of Bengal and Bay of Bengal. Proceeds of the show will be handed over to India Sudar Educational and Charitable Trust.***
Rangashankara is staging on January 10 and 11, T. Sunandamma’s “Aadaddella Olithe…?” in Kannada, directed by Sundar and Pramod Shiggaon, performed by Kriyative Theatre at 7.30 p.m. Call 26719911. On January 12 and 13, “Neenaanaadrenaaneenena?”, written and directed by S. Surendranath will be performed by Sanket at 7.30 p.m., with a show on January 13 at 3.30 p.m. also.