Amongst the top upcoming plays in the city, Mahabharata – The Epic Tale stands out. The epic mythological drama will be enacted in a play on the first weekend of February at the Nehru Centre, Worli. For the first time in history, the selfless and unconditional loyal friendship between Duryodhan and Karan is unraveled in this play. This theatre version of the epic Hindu tale deals with the emotional and psychological causes that were the roots of the destructive war. This must-watch play deals with the three characters who were the leading cause of Mahabharata. It spotlights that every bad has a little good in it and vice versa.
Another interesting drama theatre play you might like is Ekjute Theatre Group’s ‘Ji Jaisi Aapki Marzi.’ Written and directed by Babbar Nadira Zaheer, this play would be performed at Prithvi Theatre on February 25, 2020.
A powerful play on a sensitive subject is ‘She No Princess, He No Hero.’ This English theatre drama will be performed on February 23, 2020, at St. Andrew’s Center for Philosophy and Performing Art, Bandra West.
The theatrical talks about two children who do not conform to the society dictated gendered roles. Directed by Omkar Bhatkar, the story is about Leili and Nils, who are in the same class. Leili likes to gel her short hair, dress like boys, and run and hunt. While Nils, who is not physically strong, wears his hair long, and is an emotional person. Told through the voices of these two child characters, the piece sensitizes the audience to the state of young boys and girls who confront stereotypes each day of their lives. Tickets can be booked at the BookMyShow website.