Just in the way we are hardly done with Ganesh festival and the drums begin for Durga, similarly even before we can get our accredation card for MAMI film festival, preperations are on for the upcoming Prithvi Festival. October November is a super time in the cultural calendar of art world and in Prithvi Theatre this year one can look forward to many extra-ordinary events.
There are going to be seven plays, six premier productions and all content as always will be original and more written, composed and choreographed locally. Besides the plays there will be a number of music concerts aptly titled Udayswar@Prithvi and which include classical Morning Ragas and one of these features Devaki Pandit.
For those interested in other form of music, there is a concert of Acoustic Jam featuring Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Café, a modern rendition. Then there is SOI@Prithvi Premier Performance of Vanraj Bhatia’s composition Sinfonia Concertante by the Symphony Orchestra of India and a dance theatre you cannot miss by Sanjukta Wagh.
Prithvi Festival is not complete without Fringe Performances (this time five of them)and StageTalk@Prithvi – that features conversations with eminent Theatre Professionals on their work and journey in theatre with artistes like Rajit Kapur, Rajat Kapoor, Ahlam Khan Karachiwala, Mohit Takalkar, Lillete Dubey and the erudite Ratna Pathak Shah.
The highlight of the festival will be the Rambo Circus on Diwali - Fun & Amazement of the Circus at Prithvi Theatre and Platform@Prithvi by Furtado’s: Platform Music performance curated by Furtado’s in the foyer before the shows.
I have booked my show at Prithvi have you?