Old World Theatre Festival presents its new plays

In its 11th year, the line-up is an exciting and broad sweep across genres, styles, debuts, stalwarts and premieres.

Published: 07th October 2012 09:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th October 2012 09:21 AM   |  A+A-


Faithfully pursuing its vision to promote and nurture theatre and fulfilling its commitment towards bringing the best plays of the year for its discerning patrons each year, ‘Old World Theatre Festival 2012’ is back from October 12 to 21 at the Stein Auditorium, Habitat World, IHC. In its 11th year, the line-up this year is an exciting and broad sweep across genres, styles, debuts, stalwarts and premieres.

Opening with a premiere of Mahesh Dattani’s new play Where Did I Leave My Purdah? directed by Lillete Dubey, and closing with Nandita Das’s directorial debut in theatre, Between The Lines, the festival aims at satiating the appetites of all theatre lovers.

Some of the other plays part of the line-up are The Bureaucrat, a comedy by Anuvab Pal directed by Rahul da Cunha, Nothing Like Lear, a devised performance based on Shakespeare’s King Lear directed by Rajat Kapoor, Chinese Coffee directed by Danish Husain, and Konark directed by Ramchandar Singh from Naya Theatre, the theatre company established by the pathbreaking director, Habib Tanvir.

On stage will be a galaxy of theatre stars, including Anu Menon, Soni Razdan, Nandita Das, Lillete Dubey, Bugs Bhargava Krishna, Atul Kumar, Danish Husain and Aamir Bashir Khan. You don’t want to miss this.

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