Mysuru/Mysore: Abhiyenthararu – a Theatre for Engineers, Mysuru, in association with South Zone Cultural Centre (SZCC), Thanjavur, has organised Rashtriya Ranga Utsava (National Theatre Festival) at Kirurangamandira (Mini Theatre) in Kalamandira premises in city from Mar.12 to 15.
Renowned Theatre Director from Bengaluru B. Suresh will inaugurate the Fest at 6 pm tomorrow. Rangayana Mysuru Director Addanda C. Cariappa and SZCC Thanjavur Member Tho. Nanjundaswamy will be the guests of honour. The four-day theatre Fest will feature the following plays at 7 pm:
Mar. 12: Play – Hoovu (Kannada); Troupe – Hongirana, Shivamogga; Director – Satish Sasvehalli.
Mar. 13: Play – Ghatotkacha (Hindi); Troupe – Abhinay Kalyan, Mumbai; Director – Abhijeet Zunjarrao.
Mar. 14: Play – Old Man and the Sea (Malayalam); Troupe – Remembrance Theatre Group, Kerala; Director – Sasidharan Naduvil.
Mar. 15: Play – Malavika Agnimitra (Kannada); Director – Asif Kshatriya and Shwetha Srinivas.
As part of the Fest, the following folk events are also organised in the Mini Theatre premises at 5.30 pm:
Mar. 14: ‘Mungoli Kugyavo’ –Folk Songs and Tatvapada Recital by S.R. Pradeep, Gaurantee Ramanna, Ramesh Doddalli, Yogendra Dudda and Kumar Kattebelaguli.
Mar. 15: Sufi Songs by Film and Theatre Music Director Ramachandra Hadapad.
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