Sanhita Manch Will Present Four Original Plays This August
Being Association's initiative Sanhita Manch is ready to present four original plays this August! Mumbai 2019: Being Association started their journey to seek out fresh talent for writing in Hindi, and three years later, it is a matter of great pleasure that around 300 original, newly written plays in Hindi language have been identified by them.This year around they extended their search in Marathi language as well.
Being Association's initiative "Sanhita Manch" launched a nationwide search for such literary talent and they are proud to present the four winners of the contest this year. They got a panel of esteemed judges from the world of theatre and films to decide on the winners. Ranjit Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah & Atul Tiwari came together to select three Hindi plays and Satish Alekar, Jayant Pawar & Irawati Karnik shortlisted the one Marathi play this year for the presentation which will happen in four cities - Mumbai, Pune, Delhi & Bhopal. The plays will be compiled in a book as well which will be released during the festival.
Rasika Agashe and Zeeshan Aayub who are the brain child behind reviving original writing through the initiative and feeling like proud parents when they see the initiative do so well! "Theatre is a therapeutic process and it helps in personality development. but to be honest it's an opportunity to meet old, new friends in a common space, exploring new content, reading new plays, making, remaking and fighting and discussing and relearning, for me...so, we are here with the 3rd edition of Sanhita manch...let's relive." express Zeeshan Aayub. "I am super excited.. third edition of festival, our theatre group Being Association..our little baby is exploring theatre in all aspects what can I say, I am a happy mother!" adds, Rasika
Along with the plays, an exhibition on theatre and multiple interactive discussion will be held during the festival. This year, for the preserving plays forever - an E - Library is in the process of a setup and will be inaugurated during the festival. The festival will also see seminars & discussion on the craft of theatre by Rajendra Gupta, Himani Shivpuri, Ramu Ramanathan & Vijay Kenkre.
The plays & discussions for the festival will be held at the P.L Deshpande Auditorium at Ravindra Natya Mandir, Dadar, Mumbai between the 23rd to the 25th of August.
Schedule: *Season passes available at Rs 550/- For all playsPer play ticket pricing at Rs. 200/- Entry to Seminars - Free of Cost on First Come First serve basisTickets available at the Venue & Book My Show
Festival will be opened by Raghuvir Yadav on 23rd August at 7 PM at PL Deshpande Auditorium, Dadar.