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Theatre events in Delhi


Are you looking for amazing theatre performances? Well, you have come across the right place. We have collected information on best upcoming theatre events just for you!!!
Below is the list of all the upcoming theatre events in Delhi
1.Open Mic- Poetry/ Storytelling/ Standup Comedy/ Singing
Venue – Poem And Kahaniyan Studio
Date – Thu, 18 Jul 2:00PM – 5:00PM
A place where you can spill your emotions in the way you want to like poetry, storytelling and much more. Every participant and attendee will be appreciated for his/her contribution.
This session will give writers a unique opportunity to share their work, receive immediate feedback and interact with other artistic people.
This session will include a short Q&A, poetry, stories and most importantly an open mic piece for each and every one.
Hope you are coming.

2.Poem of an Ending
Play Name: Poem of an ending
Language: English
Original Author: Rabindranath Tagore
Script and Direction: Kaushik Bose
Date: July 20, 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Shri Ram Centre, Safdar Hashmi Marg, New Delhi
Ticket denomination: Starts from Rs. 200

POEM OF AN ENDING is a stage adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Shesher Kobita’, a classic revered by many. The novel has been adapted as radio plays and into a film in Bengali. However, this is for the first time ‘Shesher Kobita’ is adapted for the stage in English for a wider audience. This literary piece is considered as one of the best works of Tagore.
The play recounts the iconic love story of Amit Ray, a barrister educated at Oxford, whose virulent intellectualism reveals itself in its opposition to all forms of tradition. He meets Labonyo in a car accident and the romance builds up in the misty hills of Shillong. Amit’s iconoclasm meets Labonyo’s sincere simplicity through a series of dialogues and poems. But will these two worlds finally meet? The novel explores the realities of love as romance and marriage through a meeting of two mature minds. The story is also supported by Ketaki, Shovon, and Yogomaya who have critical roles in this story of love and conflict.
The play is presented in a unique format where each lead character is represented by an actor and a dancer/movement expert. The unique combination represents love as genderless and universal. The format brings in the contemporary element to the play and makes the production engaging for a young audience. The core idea behind the production is to present Tagore in a new age format, which has not been done yet on stage. With POEM OF AN ENDING, we have attempted to bring Tagore closer to the audience of this new generation and introduce them to the global genius in a new format

3. Voicemail – a play by Samarth Theatre Group
Date: July 23rd, 2019
Venue: Akshara Theatre, Baba Khadak Singh Marg, Near RML Hospital
Time: 5:00 PM (1st Show)
7:00 PM (2nd Show)
About the play:
Before reaching its final destination life takes tons of wished for and unwanted turns. Some deliberately choose the tough path, while some are compelled by life to walk on rough patches. Apoorva is the perfect mixture of both this kind of people. While most believe in routine, Apoorvas life is a set of regimen smashing affairs.
The story of voicemail revolves around the life and aspirations of Apoorva. A character who is hungry to bring a difference to each day, escaping monotony in his unique ways. While a certain Sunday afternoon is dedicated to composing poems, the weekend next is occupied with paint on a canvas. While his poems can be heard on the radio a certain month, some others stay part of his personal treasury. Finding his way through, he finds himself stuck in the maze of a corporate job midway.
One fine day when Apoorva is offered to write a film he quits it all and moves to Delhi. The city throws in his path characters for his film walking on the streets of Delhi, sipping coffee at a local cafe or stuck in a maze-like he was.
An attempt to find a home to live in brings him across Sanya. Each floor of the house inhabits a distinct story. Stories that Apoorva lives through his pen. Stories that get etched in his memory forever. Stories that give him a new tale of life.
Amidst the several ups and downs that Apoorva faces, amidst the turns that life takes, does he succeed in writing his film or is life waiting at the corner with a story of its own? A story through a voicemail. A voicemail that becomes synonymous to the essential and inessential tidbits of Apoorvas life
4. Not Just Baniya – Stand-up comedy by Gaurav Gupta
rofession and a comic by recession, his comedy involves keen observations of daily life, people and funny encounters with them, he has won several open mic competitions like 94.3 FM Radio One LOL contest, Piano Man Tongue in Cheek in Delhi and Chalta Hai Comedy in Mumbai and has performed at Canvas Laugh Club, Mumbai and Delhi.
He has also performed at theatre shows in Delhi like Akshara, Alliance Francaise, Lok Kala Manch and so on. He has been performing for prestigious Best in Stand-up Comedy Show at Canvas Laugh Club, Gurgaon cyber hub.
He is a recent WhatsApp viral sensation across India and abroad for his video Being Baniya which received millions of hits on Facebook and Youtube. Gaurav has done corporate shows for many reputed corporate clients like Fitbit, Kotak Mahindra Bank, MRF tires, SBI, Valvoline oil, Mother diary, UHG healthcare and so many.
Also, he was among top 12 finalist of a TV show Great Indian Laughter Challenge on Star Plus judged by Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar so get ready to have your full 32 out with his deadly combination of comedy and dentist skills.
Date – Tue, 23 Jul 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Akshara Theatre , Delhi Check Estimated Time
Rs 250

5.Practice – Standup comedy by Manik Mahna
“I practice stand-up comedy to amuse myself.”

Manik Mahna is an Indian comedian from Delhi, who has performed at several comedy shows and events. His style of dry, almost offensive but in a funny sort of way comedy is what he’s loved for. After having performed at almost all comedy venues in Delhi, he’s ticking off the best comedy centers across the country.
Manik is an ultimate street dance battle champion.

Age Allowed – 18 And Above.
No Eatables are allowed in the auditorium.
No Video/ Audio recording will be allowed.

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