Short sweet theatre festival to begin

Published: 03rd July 2013 08:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd July 2013 08:05 AM   |  A+A-

Short+Sweet Chennai is all set to celebrate its third edition, starting tomorrow. Presented in collaboration by Prakriti Foundation and The Blu Lotus Foundation and in association with the Alliance Française of Madras and the Australian High Commission of Chennai, the festival will see a set of 40 plays, performed over the course of three weeks.

Originally started in Australia in 2002, Short+Sweet Theatre is the biggest ten-minute theatre festival in the world, and is now held annually in 7 different countries across 30 cities, including Chennai.

Over 150 scripts have been received by them which has been assessed by seasoned theatre practitioners and finally shortlisted to a final set of 40 plays. This year they have theatre groups travelling from Sydney, Mumbai and Bangalore to perform in Chennai. 10 plays will be showcased each week for three weeks.

The event is ticketed at `150 per day and can be booked online at www.indianstage.in, www.bookmyshow.com or www.eventjini.com. For further details call 9840 666 761.

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