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Shakespeare Comedy Festival To Begin in Mumbai

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Written by Mansi Gupta

The stage has been set like never before. These artists are all ready to take you through a journey never experienced before. The Shakespeare comedy festival comes up with four different adaptations across 11 cities in India. Watch ‘As You Like It’, ‘Macbeth’, ‘King Lear’ and ‘Hamlet’, in a way that you have never seen before, with all the characters as clowns, Written & Directed by renowned actor Rajat Kapoor . The team surely deserve extra brownie points for the creativity here! 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 Shakespearean festival, we all will get to watch some of the famous faces of Bollywood in this hilariously put shows. Vinay PathakKalki Koechlin, Cyrus Sahukar, Ranvir Shorey and Neil Bhoopalam, among plenty more theatre talent will dazzle you with their astounding performances. The talented Rajat Kapoor has directed the plays and reinvented the Bard’s script with some extraordinary narrative 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’.

Brace yourselves up before these acts take over your funny bones and let the drama unfold. 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.

This four month tour is guaranteed to be India’s largest theatre festival with a simple promise to entertain you like never before, across the country.

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Mansi Gupta

A passionate reader, an avid traveler, a day dreamer and a “self-proclaimed biggest fan” of Game of Thrones.

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