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Review of The Altamount Road Murders

Review by Manju Sampat  The Jeff Goldberg Studio, in bandra has been doing some excellent theatre for some years now. Jeff Goldberg it’s founder, has written and directed “The Altamount Road Murders”. He also acts one of the key roles in this play. They staged the premier show of this play in one of South Mumbai’s most prestigious venues, The …

Detective Nau Do Gyarah this weekend at St. Andrews auditorium

By Manju Sampat Aadyam, the Aditya Birla Group’s theatre initiative, opens its fourth season with a riveting comedy, Detective Nau Do Gyarah, which is performed by Atul Kumar’s Company Theatre, and also directed by him. bandra audiences will be regaled by this heady, mesmerising play this coming weekend, when it opens at St. Andrews auditorium. This play has a stellar …

Review of A Streetcar Named Desire

By Manju Sampat Jeff Goldberg Studio’s latest offering, A Streetcar Named Desire, isbased on the classic play of the same name, by Tennessee Williams. Theoriginal play, set in the sultry French Quarter of New Orleans, was madeinto a powerful film in 1953. Three of the actors from this film wonOscar awards and Marlon Brando as Stanley became a cult hero! …

Review of “Dads Girlfriend” this weekend at St. Andrews Auditorium.

Review by Manju Sampat One of Delhi’s leading theatre groups, The Films and Theatre Society, together with Coconut Theatre, launched their new play “Dads Girlfriend” this weekend at St. Andrews Auditorium in bandra. Atul Satya Koushik who is known for his other successful plays like 
Chakravyuh featuring Nitish Bharadwaj, Draupadi, featuring Rakesh Bedi 
and Himani Shivpuri, Raavan Ki Ramayan, that …

Review of Aadhe Adhure

By Manju Sampat Aadhe Adhure, is a powerful play, written by Mohan Rakesh, that deals with a dysfunctional family who seem to be caught in a web of unhappy circumstances and relationships. Savitri (Komal Chhabria), is a middle aged woman living with her spineless husband Mahindra (Ashok Pandey), 
and her three children. Ashok (Uddhav Vij) is the eldest and is …

Review of Go Back for Murder

By Manju Sampat. Making Noise Productions who recently produced Agatha Christie’s  “And then there were None”, are back with another play, “Go Back for Murder” also based on an Agatha Christie book, “Five Little Pigs”. They performed this play at Andrews over the weekend. Laura Mishra, who directs and acts in “Go Back for Murder”, has adapted the play to …

Review of That’s My Girl

By Manju Sampat Written and directed by advertising guru and theatre personality Bharat Dabholkar, “That’s my Girl” was recently performed at Rang Sharda, in bandra. Mr. Dabholkar is well known for his masala plays ‘Bottoms Up’ & ‘Blame It On Yashraj’, that have regaled audiences for years. However, “Thats My Girl”, which has been adapted from the Neil Simon play …

Review of “ And then there were None”

By Manju Sampat We all love Agatha Christie, and the idea of reading her classic mysteries or seeing a film or play based on one of her books, is simply delicious! A refreshing new theatre group, Making Noise, has brought to the Mumbai stage, Agatha Christie’s masterpiece ‘AND THEN THERE WERE NONE’. This show premiered last Saturday at St. Andrews …

Agatha Christie’s ‘ AND THEN THERE WERE NONE ‘ at St. Andrews Auditorium on Saturday 3rd and 10th March

By Manju Sampat Making Noise’, a relatively new and exciting theatre group, is bringing an all time classic production to the Mumbai Stage. They are performing Agatha Christie’s ‘AND THEN THERE WERE NONE‘ at St. Andrews Auditorium on Saturday March 3rd and 10th at 7.30 pm. The play is based on one of the most exciting and engaging story telling formats in any …

Shakti: A Return to the Source – Brilliant dance ballet performed at Bandra’s St. Andrews Auditorium.

By Manju Sampat Mumbai audiences were treated to a veritable feast of dance ballet this week by the Battery Dance Company from New York. They were brought to Mumbai under the aegis of the Indian Council of Cultural Relations and the Embassy of the United States of America. Thanks to them the brilliant dance ballet “Shakti” was performed at bandra’s …

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