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Parasu – The Story of an Ultimate Warrior

Parasu – The Story of an Ultimate Warrior

November 16, 2018 at 08-00 PM - , ,
Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive Singapore 038981

Parasurama, the valiant warrior sage, is the sixth avatar or manifestation of Lord Vishnu. He lived through the lives of the avatars Rama, Balarama, Krishna, and Kalki, the last of whom he was destined to mentor. He was also teacher … Continue reading

Akshayambara

Akshayambara

November 17, 2018 at 06-00 PM - ,
Esplanade Annexe Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive Singapore 038981

What happens when roles are reversed in a male-dominated theatre practice like yakshagana? India Foundation for the Arts grantee and theatre practitioner Sharanya Ramprakash’s Akshayambara explores the conflicts in tradition, gender, power and morality that are inherent in yakshagana. The experimental play uses … Continue reading

Ganga – The Heavenly Princess

Ganga – The Heavenly Princess

November 24, 2018 at 11-00 AM - , , ,
Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive Singapore 038981

Before the sacred Ganges River got its name, it was known as Ganga, the mischievous daughter of the mighty mountain king Himalaya who lives in heaven. One day, a king from Earth named Bhagirath begs Himalaya for help with his … Continue reading

Bali

Bali

November 24, 2018 at 08-00 PM - ,
Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive Singapore 038981

International Premiere One of the unsung heroes of the Indian epic Ramayana is the army of monkeys from the land of Kishkindha that helped Rama win his war against the demon king Ravana. But before these simian soldiers followed him … Continue reading

Disco Sheela and other Indian Superwomen

Disco Sheela and other Indian Superwomen

November 17, 2018 at 07-30 PM - , ,
Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive Singapore 038981

There are different kinds of women in the Indian community, and they are all superwomen. Superwomen don’t have it perfect; they have responsibilities to manage, careers to juggle, generations to bring up and cultural values to uphold. Is it possible … Continue reading