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GET RID OF MY WIFE

Three friends -- one who is blind, one who is deaf and one who is dumb -- live together with their handicaps and more details
 
NOTHING LIKE LEAR

A devised performance based on Shakespeare's KING LEAR. To see King Lear through the eyes of a clown is to see him as a man... more details

BLAME IT ON YASHRAJ

What happens in a mixed Punjabi/Bengali family when their only darling daughter falls in love and decides to marry a Muslim guy?... more details
 
THE COMEDY KITCHEN

THE COMEDY KITCHEN presents a selection of 9 short comic pieces performed by 5 actors. The pieces range from silently hilarious to outright absurd... more details

BOILED BEANS ON TOAST

A serene, old lady unexpectedly discovers a passion for horse-racing; a small-town youth, devoted to his family... more details
 
DOPPELGANGER (SUFIANA)

Mulla Nasrudin was a fictional character, created by the Sufis, as a teaching device using humour. He is the original Harlequin... more details

SHAKESPEAREWALLAH

An old actor-clown forgotten backstage after his Swan Song reminisces about Life & Art... more details
 
DINNER WITH FRIENDS

All around us, relationships are changing... marriages are breaking up. It is this state of impermanence, the yearning... more details

SHIPWRECKED!

The adventurous Louis de Rougemont invites you to hear his amazing, true story of bravery... more details
 
2+2

2+2 is a hilarious collection of 4 short plays involving seemingly normal situations but which have outrageous outcomes... more details

27/11

On November 27, 2008, one day after the terrible Taj Mahal Hotel terrorist attacks, Raj Mirpuri finds himself in the South Bombay flat of his lover... more details
 
786

786 is a collection of 3 interconnected short plays about a girls Obsession with number 7, a bus stop's Superstition towards... more details

9 PARTS OF DESIRE

The Off Broadway hit play, written and performed by Heather Raffo, was inspired by a trip to a modern art museum in Baghdad in August 1993... more details
 
A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE

Set in an obscure town in the USA, McDonagh's latest offering gives a dark and violent story with very funny edge... more details

A CHICK NAMED INDIA

A drug transaction gone bad forces young American graffiti artist Nick Picciota to leave the United States... more details
 
A GUY THING

Two outrageously mismatched strangers find themselves stranded in a hunting cabin during a ferocious storm... more details

A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS

A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS dramatizes the conflict between Henry VIII and Sir Thomas More and is a confrontation... more details
 
A PEASANT OF EL SALVADOR

A riveting, touching and powerful story of a farmer in a country where the sweat is salty, the feuds are bitter, but the corn is sweet!... more details

A TWISTED TALE IN DILLYDALE

A TWISTED TALE IN DILLYDALE is a rib tickling adventure featuring Roger Hargreaves' iconic and classic characters Mr. Men and Little Miss... more details
 
A WALK IN THE WOODS

Two diplomats, in the middle of peace talks, take a private walk in the woods trying to achieve a breakthrough in the muddled... more details

ALI J

Ali Js story navigates the terrain of individual desire and national suspicion. It breaks down a man into his component parts more details
 
ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Bored and exhausted with their routine, fast-paced lives, four people decide to make a short getaway into a world of their own make-belief... more details

ALL IN THE TIMING

ALL IN THE TIMING is a collection of short plays by David Ives, mostly comedies, having to do with one's timing or chances in life... more details
 
AN INCIDENT AT THE BORDER

Two lovers find themselves on opposite sides of a newly created border. Which side does romance go to... more details

ARABIAN NIGHTS

Enter ancient Persia and be transformed by the power of storytelling. ARABIAN NIGHTS based on One Thousand and One Nights... more details
 
ARMS AND THE MAN

With the conviction that children should not be exposed only to low comedy in the theatre, Motley has... more details

BATTLE OF DA SEXES

Men and women have walked the Earth for centuries. Walking turned into running which finally lead to a full-blown battle charge... more details
 
BEING SARTAK MAJUMDAR

Meet Sartak Majumdar, as he battles with the voices in his head, his stern belief that he is the lead in a show... more details

BETWEEN THE LINES

BETWEEN THE LINES is set in contemporary India where educated and affluent couples are caught between modernity and tradition... more details
 
BEYOND BLING

BEYOND BLING is set in today's Mumbai. The sheen of Bling makes people continue to want, desire, buy and acquire... more details

BHELPOORI

An ideal recipe for laughter and fun. A laugh a second, hilarious satire on love, sex, politics, society, relationships... more details
 
BHOPAL

On the night of December 3, 1984, Union Carbide's pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, exploded, engulfing the city in a billow of deadly poisonous fumes... more details

BIG B

Big B? No, not Mr. Bachchan, it's Mr. Premchand. It's the English and the dramatic version of the latter... more details
 
BLACK COMEDY

A struggling artist and his fiancee are having a party with the aim of impressing a millionaire to buy some sculptures... more details

BROADWAY & BEYOND

Sharon Prabhakar from EVITA and Shahriyar Atai from GREASE will perform together with many others in Raell Padamsee's BROADWAY AND BEYOND... more details
 
BROKEN IMAGES

This is a psychological thriller that rips the mask off a celebrity. The twenty-first century is the age of... more details

CHINESE COFFEE

A play about friendship and the loss of it - Harry Levine and Jake Manheim are two friends and failed artists... more details
 
CLASS OF 84

CLASS OF 84 is a roller coaster ride about friendship, filled with pathos & mad humor. Taking Place in October 2002, the play is set in... more details

CLASSIC MILDS

The pieces that will be showcased vary in their genre and formats to provide for a complete classical... more details
 
CLOWNS @ PLAY!

Children in the holidays. Homebound, lured by the call of TV, Xboxes and Play stations. Deterred by the lack of playing space, the filth, the pollution all around. more details

CLUB DESIRE

CLUB DESIRE is an ambitious theatre production inspired by the famous French opera, Carmen, by Georges Bizet... more details
 
COCK

Cock takes a playful, candid look at one man's sexuality and the difficulties that arise when you realize... more details

COLOUR CORRECTION

Who is the woman of India today? Can we define her? What are the forces that shape how she is perceived and who gets to... more details
 
COMMON PEOPLE

Soon after the death of a patriarch, two couples spend an evening idly chatting at his seaside bungalow in Bandra. more details

CRACK

The play centres on the life of Jai, a filmmaker, and Zoya his muse. Their love story and its tragic end underline the shifting sands... more details
 
CYRUSITIS

A hilarious, interactive and spectacular comedy show which keeps you riveted to your seat. All originally written... more details

DANCE LIKE A MAN

The story of Jairaj and Ratna, two Bharat Natyam dancers past their prime, is contrasted with that of their daughter Lata, who is on the brink of establishing herself as a brilliant dancer. more details
 
DEATH OF A SALESMAN

Ever since it was first performed in 1949, DEATH OF A SALESMAN has been recognized as a milestone of the American theatre... more details

DEVI

DEVI is a tribute to women. It is also an invocation and a celebration of the rightful place that the energy of... more details
 
ELF FOR A DAY

An enchanting christmas story presented in a very special way. Annie is chosen to be an elf for a day and travels to Santa`s secret world... more details

FIRST LOVE

One of Samuel Beckett's early novellas, First Love contains much of his distinctive black humour and a plot... more details
 
FOOL FOR LOVE

Considered one of the great American plays of the late 20th century, FOOL FOR LOVE takes place in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert... more details

FOOLS

The play is about a woman who has to juggle between two men in her life - both of whom she claims are her boyfriends... more details
 
FOURSOME

Four short comedies about contemporary relationships. Superstar: where a deluded actor meets a hopeful debutant!... more details

GENTLEMEN

In a short play that discusses issues that men normally do not talk about, five characters interact and discuss their problems... more details
 
GHOSTS

In 1881 Henrik Ibsen wrote this dark, disturbing but deeply insightful study of a woman in a man's world and the politics of patriarchy; a mirror to the world at large. more details

GRANNY'S SARI

Granny's favourite sari was a very special one. It had a picture of a forest printed on it... more details
 
GREASE

The musical, set in 1959 at fictional Rydell High School, follows ten working-class teenagers as they navigate the complexities of teen relationships... more details

HISTORY OF INDIA - VIRITTEN

Vir Das presents a comedic journey through the History of India with his inimitable homegrown humour... more details
 
IN THE CAT HOUSE

A strange magical cat creeps into a young boy's room every night. This would have been terrific, except that the cat doesn't seem too friendly. more details

INDIA V/S THE WORLD

Sorabh Pant settles bouts between: India and China, India and the US, Nehru and Jinnah, Modi... more details
 
IT'S NOT WAHT YOU TIHNK!

A bank heist by bumbling thieves, an off-key classical music performance, lovers spurned and reunited. more details

JAZZ

There is jazz, rock 'n' roll, sax and violins with slivers of Dixieland stomp, Portuguese fados, Ellingtonesque doodles, cha-cha-cha... more details
 
JUMPSTART

A television star escaping from the shame of a sex scandal. A rebellious teenager trying to make a point... more details

KENNEDY BRIDGE

Kennedy Bridge is a story about a courtesan called Shehzadi, and her bond with a lonely boy called Jahaan... more details
 
LADIES SPECIAL

This free-wheeling adaptation of Arthur Shnitzler's play REIGEN is set in contemporary Mumbai. more details

LADY SWETTENHAM

Set in the late 1800s till 1938, Lady Swettanham unravels the story of the stormy marriage between a popular and... more details
 
LET'S HAVE SEX!

Everyone thinks it, everyone wants it, and, well, almost everyone has it. And yet, it remains one of the greatest taboos of our times... more details

LIMBO

The story follows five youngsters who must negotiate a hostile universe in order to discover some measure of who their true selves are... more details
 
LINE (ENGLISH)

GOD=FATHER explores the rejection of the supernatural by a young boy. Perpetually compared to his father... more details

LOL

LOL combines video animation with performers who dance and talk at the same time. A unique approach to the era of social networking and real time relationships... more details
 
LYING BUT HONESTLY

LYING BUT HONESTLY is a comic one-man solo show that deals with lies and how lies plays a role in our everyday life!... more details

MAHADEVBHAI (1892-1942)

Mahadev Desai was Mahatma Gandhi's secretary from 1917 to 1942.During this period, Mahadevbhai maintained a daily diary... more details
 
MANCHTANTRA'S LOVE ETC

This 'Hinglish' romantic comedy revolves around a couple in a live-in relationship. All is well till Maya... more details

MAUREEN, HE AND ME

MAUREEN, HE AND ME' is a journey of awareness, experience and effect of the body, mind and soul... more details
 
MIND YOUR HEAD

A story of magic-realism, told with objects, music and actors!... more details

MISS BINDASS

Battle of the sexes returns with a lesson on morality. When Roda Shroff barges into a young man's house one day... more details
 
MISTER HAPPY MAKER

An advertising executive goes literally mad trying to sell 'the good life' to the world at large, even as his son plunges deeper and deeper into depression... more details

MISTER JEEJEEBHOY AND THE BIRDS

Magic and mayhem come in unexpected shapes and sizes to one small corner of a very big city. more details
 
MONKEY BIZNESS

The modern world is divided by two ugly words: Success & Failure, where bestsellers are self help books and motivational... more details

MUMBAI VS MUMBAI

Mumbai is a funny and fractured city with a vast assortment of theatrical characters... more details
 
NH7

NH7 a contemporary dance work by Deepak Kurki Shivaswamy is strongly driven by the new phenomena of immigration of the rural population... more details

NORWAY.TODAY (THESPO 15)

Based on a true story, Norway.Today is an existential romantic comedy about two lost souls searching for the meaning of life in death... more details
 
ONCE, ON THAT STREET

A free willing Maya, an inherently insecure Shekhar or a clueless Karan who just can't speak his mind? Perhaps all of them... more details

ONE ON ONE

One On One is a unique theatrical evening, bringing together eight of Bombay's finest actors more details
 
ONE OUT OF SIX

One out of Six deals with a pompous dry cleaner, who is forced to re-evaluate his life when his wife... more details

OOPS! CRAZY LOVE

Ajay, nephew of famous millionairess Madam Honey Bunny, and Vijay, son of Colonel Amar Singh Rathod forever... more details
 
OUR TOWN

This classic American play, performed on an almost-bare stage, is about the mundane but rather pleasant lives of the Gibbs family... more details

PEREIRA'S BAKERY AT 76 CHAPEL ROAD

Vincent Pereira, the baker, takes on developers who want to demolish his chawl to make way for Asia's biggest shopping mall... more details
 
POSTCARDS FROM BARDOLI

In 1928, drought-stricken farmers of Bardoli, Gujarat, embarked on a Satyagraha against the increase of land tax rates imposed on them by the British India government... more details

RAIN - A MUSICAL PLAY

A play about farmers and their land. The production comprises live music, song and dance... more details
 
RAZZMATAZZ- RETRO & MORE

This is a show that brings to you the best from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s. From Elvis to the Beatles and from the Beegees... more details

ROPE

An adaptation of Patrick Hamilton's nerve-stretching thriller and based on Alfred Hitchcock's critically acclaimed film. more details
 
ROPE (DESIRES UNLIMITED)

The play ROPE, written by Patrick Hamilton (1929, London), is loosely based on the Leopold and Loeb murder case... more details

SAKHARAM BINDER (ENGLISH)

The play revolves around the protagonist Sakharam, who has no qualms about keeping women without marrying them... more details
 
SAME TIME NEXT YEAR

SAME TIME NEXT YEAR is a romantic comic tale of an adventurous housewife, Doris, and a henpecked husband... more details

SAMMY

'Sammy' is the incredible story of Mahatma Gandhi Led by a lively debate between... more details
 
SARASWATI'S WAY

If the gods wanted Akash to have an education, he is told, they would give him one. But Akash has spent all his twelve years poor and hungry... more details

SATELLITE CITY

I see my hand turn it on. And see my eyes and a part of my brain agree. And the part that sort of doesn't just goes... more details
 
SCAM, BAM, THANK YOU M'AM

This comedy makes funny, satirical and scathing comments on the existing scam infested Indian system... more details

SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL, SPEAK NO EVIL, DO NO EVIL

The blind girl couldn't see it. The dumb guy couldn't say it. And the deaf guy couldn't hear it... more details
 
SHAANTI SHAANTI IT'S A WAR

SHANTI SHANTI IT'S A WAR!! With the backdrop of the Mahabharata, the play takes us through the lives of the Kauravas... more details

SHAKESPEARE, WHO?

Here is why. A young man from a small town writes 5 long poems, 154 sonnets (song-like poems of 14 lines) more details
 
SHE-HE-SHEY

SHE-HE-SHEY is a stage adaptation of Tagore's book Shey (Se), a collection of stories of extraordinary adventures... more details

SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR

Luigi Pirandello was an italian dramatist, novelist, poet. He was awarded the Nobel prize in literature in 1934... more details
 
SNOW WHITE & THE NAUGHTY ELVES

Based on the fairytale Snow White & the Seven Dwarves, this play is performed with hilarious... more details

SNOW WHITE AND THE 7 DWARFS

A broadway styled musical for children. The story traces the journey of Snow White from the palace of her stepmother... more details
 
SO MANY SOCKS

The play tells the story of three generations of a Tibetan family (living in exile in India) who find themselves... more details

SOMETIMES

Paramjit Singh Duggal aka Pammi aka Doggie aka Parmeetay has problems bigger than his pet names. Though he prefers calling them issues... more details
 


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