Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival will take place from 27 October to 31 October 2021.
The most awaited theatre festival of the year is here!
The theme of the Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival 2021 is 'Staying Alive', and it is set to take place over five days, from 27 October to 31 October 2021. This is going to be a hybrid festival that harnesses the goodness of the physical and the digital world – take your pick or choose both!
Components of the Festival:
These digital presentations, created during the pandemic, reflect on the crisis-ridden times. The showcase will be followed by talks with the creators after each screening.
Ancillary programs at the venue include short pieces that will use the alternative spaces of the building, and a walk-through event to present the beautiful architecture and history of Ranga Shankara.
The plays that will be performed on the main stage are:
1. 'Kanta Mattu Kanta' – Kannada-27th October 2021 at 7:00 PM
Written and directed by - Surendranath S
Group – Sanket, Bangalore
Duration – 90 minutes
2. 'Lock down' – Kannada- 28th October at 7:00 PM
Written and directed by- Abhishek Iyengar
Group - WeMove Theatre, Bangalore
Duration – 50-60 minutes
3. 'Jhund' – Hindi- 29th October at 7:00 PM
Written and directed by - Chanakya Vyas
Group - Indian Ensemble
Duration – 60-70 minutes
4. Kaamarupigal' – Kannada- 30th October at 7:00 PM
Adapted and directed– Ganesh Mandarthi
Group – Sanchaya
Duration – 75 minutes
5. 'Hunkaro' - Marwari, Hindi, Haryanvi, Awadhi- 31st October at 7:00 PM
Directed by - Mohit Takalkar
Written by - Vijaydan Detha, Chirag Khandelwal, Arvind Charan
Group - Ujaagar Dramatics Association
Duration – 85 minutes
The ticket prices for the mainframe plays ('Kanta Mattu Kanta', 'Lockdown', 'Jhund', 'Kaamarupigal' and 'Hunkaro') are all for rupees 200/- each.