The cultural season is upon us, which means there are concerts, plays, shows and activities galore. Here are our picks of the most fun things to do in Delhi this weekend.

COMEDY

Best in Stand-up

Comedians Kishore Dayani and Saurav Mehta join hands with ventriloquist Seema Golchha for this hilarious comedy show.
When: Friday, October 19, Saturday, October 20, Sunday, October 21 at 7.30pm and 9.30pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, The People and Co., Ground Floor, Cyberhub, Gurgaon.

Ravi Gupta

Ravi Gupta, a stand-up comic and cartoonist, draws on his illustrative days in his sets. His observations about random objects makes him a delight on stage.
When: Saturday, October 20 at 7.30pm.
Where: Cafe Me, DDA Community Center, Super Bazar, Janakpuri,B1 Market.

The Half Fried Show

Delhi’s sarcastic pride, Aakash Gupta, gets on stage this weekend to offer a peek into his untested jokes that may or may not land. Going by his reputation, it will be classic Delhi banter that Aakash so respectfully brings to the stage.
When: Saturday, October 20 at 8pm.
Where: Playground Comedy Studio, C-2, Basement SDA Market, Block C 5, Hauz Khas Enclave.

The Humor Showcase – Special Edition

Comedian Nitin Gupta (Rivaldo) teams up with impressive fresh voice Kishore Dayani for this edition of the series, The Humor Showcase.
When: Saturday, October 20 at 8pm.
Where: Akshara Theatre, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, near Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.

Nothing Abt Godzilla by Sumit Anand

The man who hated his job and became a freelancer has decided to take on Godzilla (sort of) in his first solo show. If his YouTube videos are anything to go by, this is bound to be a cracker of a show.
When: Sunday, October 21 at 8pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Ground Floor, DLF Mall of India, Plot No – M 03, Sector 18, Noida.

For more comedy, here.

FOOD AND DRINKS

Bollywood Night featuring Solfege

Nosh on toothsome food and drink and be serenaded by sufi rock courtesy Delhi-based Hindi rock band Solfege.
When: Saturday, October 20 at 8pm.
Where: Informal By Imperfecto, Tolstoy Road, Atul Grove Road, Janpath, Connaught Place.

Sunday Brunch With Live Music By Prats Official

Brunch with the fam while listening to Hindi film classics sung by Prats Official aka Pratyush Dhiman.
When: Sunday, October 21 at 12.30pm.
Where: Saints N Sinners, GF-21 Global Foyer, Golf Course Road, Sector 43, Gurugram.

For more food and drink events, see here.

MUSIC

Gajendra Verma

The singer of the viral song, ‘Tera Ghaata’, Gajendra Verma, will perform.
When: Saturday, October 20 at 8.30pm.
Where: Farzi Cafe, Connaught Place, E- 38/39, First Floor, Block E.

The Copycats – Sunday Unplugged

Listen to the cover band perform tracks by some of your favourite pop, rock, soul and blues artists and bands.
When: Sunday, October 21 at 8.30pm
Where: Hard Rock Cafe, DLF Cyber Hub, Gurgaon.

For more music, see here.

PLAYS

‘The Front Page’

The Front Page is a Hindi adaptation of the Broadway show of the same name, penned by Chicago reporters Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. In the play, produced by theatre group Dramatech, a bunch of reporters while away time in the press room of the Chicago Criminal Courts Building. They’re there to see a hanging, which will take place at the gallows next door.
When: Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 at 7pm.
Where: Shri Ram Centre: Delhi 4, Safdar Hashmi Marg, Mandi House.

‘Jab Khuli Kitaab’

Veteran theater actor and director Saurabh Shukla reflects upon fidelity in this relationship drama. It’s the story of an ageing couple in the process of getting a divorce and how the episode results in uniting them.
When: Saturday, October 20 at 7.30pm and Sunday, October 21 at 4pm and 7.30pm.
Where: Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House, Janpath.

Old World Theater Festival

The India Habitat Centre plays host to the sixteenth edition of the Old World Theater Festival. Watch 16 plays from around the country under one roof in a span of nine days.
When: Saturday, October 20 to Sunday, October 28.
Where: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road.

For more plays, see here.