All That's On at Akshara Theatre
The Akshara Theatre is an exquisite arts complex set in the heart of New Delhi. It has four performance spaces for live shows, a library, shooting and editing studios for television, sound studios, workshops for set design, metal work and stone sculpture, as well as a studio for graphics design with computerized desktop publishing, and classrooms where the performing arts are taught to children and young people.
There’s a lot happening at Akshara everyday- Catch a show today!
1. Shri Sai Ashirvad Kriti Theatre Fest
Shri Sai Ashirvad Kriti presents 4 plays at Aksahara Theatre over the weekend of August 27 -28.
Kali Raat ka Hamsafar : 27th August , Saturday at 4 pm
Aik Machine Kabadi Ki : 27th August , Saturday at 7 pm
Chor Sipahi : 28th August , Saturday at 4 pm
Taj Mahal ka Tender : 28th August , Saturday at 7 pm
2. Saala Main to Sahab Bun Gaya
Based on Moliere's The Would be Gentleman, the story revolves around Lotey Lal a middle-aged 'bourgeois' has one aim in life, which is to rise above this middle-class background and be accepted as an aristocrat.
When: Wed, 31 Aug and Thu, 1 Sep 2016 | 7:00PM
3. Uncivilised Daughters
Abhivyakti - a theatre society of Maitreyi College presents a play that raises questions about women's sexuality, their bodies, and an attempt to understand the internalized oppression and the cultural conditioning with which women are forced to live.
When: Fri, 2 Sep 2016 4:00PM
4. The Revised Kama Sutra
Delhi's favourite musical, The Revised Kama Sutra is based on Richard Crasta's amusing, nostalgic story of a young boy growing up in the 60's and 70s on India's southwest coast, and his quest for love, sex and salvation.
When: Fri, 2 Sep and Sat, 3 Sep 2016 | 7:30PM ; Sun, 4 Sep 2016 | 6:30pm
5. Obsessive Comedic Disorder - A Stand-Up Special by Sapan Verma
Partly personal and partly observational, Obsessive Comedic Disorder (OCD) is a comedy show that will take you on a hilarious journey about the everyday struggles that Sapan, and everyone else as a generation, are facing right now. Sapan talks about the education system, dealing with parents, house-hunting in India and several other irritating things that every 90s kid will relate to!
When: Fri, 9 Sep 2016 | 7:00PM & 9:00PM
6. The Magic of Comedy
Prepare yourself for an amazing, astonishing and laughing out loudexperience and crazy innuendos with a very UNUSUAL combo of Stand-up Illusionist Manas Tayal and Stand-up comedian Amit Sharma . Here is a show that will tickle your funny bones and keep your mind spell bound.
When: Fri, 2 Sep 2016 | 8:45PM
Vijay, a young and passionate writer decides to get his writings published. In the journey, he is exposed to a much darker and deeper world. He discovers that his writings have started taking a leap over him leading to the intertwining of his actions with his thoughts. 'Syaahi' is an amalgamation of the three plays, 'Gidhade', 'Kutte' and 'Sakharam Binder' written by the celebrated Marathi playwright, Vijay Tendulkar. With shades of humour, thrill, fear and obsession the play promises to bind the audience till the very end.
When: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 | 4:00PM & 7:00PM