Shakespeare Comedy Theatre Festival is all ready to take you through a never before experienced journey of drama fused with great humour. The Shakespeare Comedy Theatre Festival comes up with four different adaptations across 5 cities across India and will take comedy a notch higher. Experience ‘As You Like It’, ‘Hamlet’, ‘Macbeth’ and ‘King Lear’ in a way that you have never seen before, with all the characters dressed as clowns and making you laugh throughout the show. These adaptations are written & directed by renowned actor Rajat Kapoor, last seen in Kapoor And Sons. The team is entitled for some extra brownie points as they have made these plays with super extra creativity and will surely blow your minds! With big names from the industry and actors being part of the festival, this one is absolutely unmissable at the moment.
Apart from the fact that it’s a Shakespeare themed festival, we will get to watch some of the famous faces of Indian cinema in these hilariously put plays. Ranvir Shorey, Kalki Koechlin, Vinay Pathak, Cyrus Sahukar and Neil Bhoopalam among plenty other theatre talent will dazzle you with their out of the box performances. Brace yourselves before these acts take over your funny bones and let the drama unfold. The talented Rajat Kapoor has directed the plays and reinvented the Bard’s script with some extraordinary narratives and reinterpretations. There is no other way how Hamlet be a clown, Macbeth be Macky B, and men be women and women play men in the adaptation of ‘As You Like It’. We’re all set for this to be an interesting ride as these are one of the finest events in Mumbai. Have a look at these four plays-
Macbeth- What Is Done Is Done
Directed by – Rajat Kapoor
Cast – Kalki Kochlien, Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey, Jim Sarbh, Tillottama Shome, Mansi Multani, Sheena Khalid, Sujay Saple, Suraj Tomer, Waris Ahmed, Jashvender Chauhan & Chandrachoor Rai.
As You Like It- I don’t Like It
Directed By – Rajat Kapoor
Cast – Vinay Pathak, Cyrus Sahukar, Aadar Malik, Joy Fernandes, Faezeh Jalali & Shruti Vyas.
King Lear- Nothing Like Lear
Directed By– Rajat Kapoor
Cast – Vinay Pathak
Hamlet- The Clown Prince
Directed by – Rajat Kapoor Cast – Vinay Pathak, Rachel D’souza / Kalki Koechlin, Sujay Saple, Neil Bhoopalam, Puja Sarup & Namit Das / Aadar Malik.
It is guaranteed to be India’s largest theatre festival with a simple promise to entertain you like never before, across the country, in all the major cities like Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur and Delhi. Visit & experience this next to brilliant stuff and book tickets for these amazing NCPA events with BookMyShow. We’re all set for this to be an interesting ride as these are one of the finest events in NCR region. And also to mention, do not forget to bring your friends and family along for this stunning roller coaster ride!
Written By: Archit Chawla | Post Date: 06 March 2017