The sixth edition of Hyderabad Children’s Theatre Festival will be held at ShilpakalaVedika, from November 4 to 6. This year the festival showcases three plays from the highly acclaimed Mumbai-based Gillo Theatre Repertory spearheaded by Shaili Sathyu.
Wednesday, Nov 4 - 6.30pm – Taoos Chaman ki Myna, which is a mix of Daastaangoi, and the magical ‘Idgah’, with the memories of Ghadar and monumental Lucknow. It is a tale about a wondrous cage being built at the Royal Peacock Garden to house forty talking hill mynas.
It is adapted from Naiyer Masud’s Urdu story Taoos Chaman Ki Myna and is directed by AtulTiwari.
Thursday, Nov 5 - 6.30pm – Kyun Kyun Ladki that talks about how often do children ask questions and actually get answers from adults? And how often adults enter the magical world of questions? It is the story of Moyna and all the curious children of the world who keep asking Why? It will be performed through dance and movement and will show glimpses of their lives and of their minds.It is based on Mahashweta Devi’s well known picture-storybook ‘Why-Why Girl’, that is adapted and directed Shaili Sathyu
Friday, November 6 - 6.30pm – She he Shey, a stage adaptation of Tagore’s book ‘Shey’, a collection of stories created for his nine-year old granddaughter. It is a free flowing response to the stories in the book adapted and directed by Shaili Sathyu. Passes `130 and `350 on BookMyShow.