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Monday, February 19, 2007

BREAKING THE SILENCE....

COMING UP....

The First Production and Season Opener for 2007...

A Thriller? An Espionage Drama? A Play on Political Terrorism? Or a Subversive Myth about Ramayana & Mahabharatha?

Find out.... Come hear the Subaltern Voices that live among you, me and in the people around us!!!

Thus Spake Shoorpanakha, So Said Shakuni

by Poile Sen Gupta

It's not just a play, but an event to celebrate the World Theatre Week & World Theatre Day... and campaign to raise funds for a Theru-k-koothu Manram being proposed in Purisai...

The Play will be premiered on 23rd March and will run for 6 shows till March 27th - the World Theatre Day.

Simultaneously, as part of the event, would be held an unique Artists for Theatre exhibition, featuring 5 of City's most exciting and happening artists - Asma Menon, Siva M, Benitha Perciyal, B.O. Shailesh & Jacob Jebaraj.

These artists would create works exclusive for the Exhibition to be held from March 26th (Inauguration) till March 31st.

The works would be put on sale and proceeds would go towards supporting the above said cause. These works are to be based on the play to be performed. So miss not this unique event to hit Planet Chennai Theatre. And Masquerade is once again proud to be in the vanguard of an event that hopes to bring both Artists and Theatre performers, Art Lovers and Theatre Enthusiasts together.


THUS SPAKE SHOORPHANAKHA, SO SAID SHAKUNI
written by Poile Sen Gupta
directed by Krishna Kumar
featuring: Amit Singh, Shyam Rajagopalan, Gayathri Sreedharan & Prateeksha Chandrasekhar

VENUE: TOP STOREY, Alliance Francaise

DATES: 23rd - the Friday - 7.30 pm
24th - the Saturday - 7.30 pm
25th - the Sunday - 3.00 pm, 5.30 pm, 8.00 pm
27th - the Tuesday - 7.30 pm

ART EXHIBITION DATES: Inauguration - 26th March - The Monday - 6.00 pm. Exhibition will be open for public viewing & purchase until 31st March - The Saturday - 6.00 pm.
TICKETS - to be available from March 15th. For early / advance booking, contact us at masquerade@vsnl.net or call 98840 29865

Watch this space for more updates.

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