Plays and Theatrical shows play an important part in our lives. Be it filling up our entertainment quota, or giving us life lessons or quality time with our friends and family, these plays will always remain at the top of our checklists while making any plans. There are so many stories to discuss, to be told and to be written that will blow audiences minds. It also facilitates as well as presents innovative work by Indian and international artists from a diverse range of genres including orchestral concerts, opera, drama, contemporary dance and jazz music. To make most use of the leisure time and to imbibe important lessons, we have compiled a list of top plays happening in Chennai this month. Have a look.
Karnan Karnan is a Tamil mythological epic drama by the Team of Ponniyin Selvan. It features an ensemble cast composed of Prakash Kutty (Karnan), Natana Sabapathy (Duryodhanan), Jagadeesan (Sakuni), Raghavan (Krishnan), Parimalam (Kunti Devi) and many more. The drama is based on the story of Karnan, a character from the Indian Hindu epic Mahabharata, who is born to an unwed mother Kunti and is therefore set afloat in the Ganges, later discovered and adopted by a kind charioteer and his wife. This is a must visit play in the city of Chennai if you’re fond of mythological shows.
Date: July 30, 2017
Venue: Vani Mahal:Chennai,
Payanam Payanam is a story about a journey of slaves, who need to attain victory in order to survive. A journey with fate playing a crucial part in their lives. The play is a tale where friendship, revenge, love and sacrifice play an important role. Payanam is nothing but a secret of life. A secret behind life, for victory! The play is directed by Icarr Weeoui and is presented by Shree Thaayaar Kalai Koodam.
Date: July 16- 23, 2017
Venue:Spaces Auditorium, Chennai
Return of Crazy Thieves (RCT) Crazy Creations, since 38 years, have done 6500 plus shows and have given 16 super hit plays. But Return of Crazy Thieves is special. This play hit 150 shows in just 120 days, a record indeed. RCT, the inimitable laugh riot of Crazy Mohan is back on 22nd June 2017 after 3 decades. RCT saw the birth of Maadhu Cheenu Combination that humour loving fans across the globe adore. So do fasten your seat belts please for the tumultuous take off of RCT this weekend in Chennai.
Date: July 16, 2017
Venue: Mylapore Fine Arts Club, Chennai.
Written By: Archit Chawla | Post Date: 12 July 2017