Here’s a list we put together of all the fun activities happening in Mumbai this week.  For more on things to do in Mumbai, visit BookMyShow.

COMEDY

Anirban Dasgupta – Jokes Under Trial

The engineer-turned-comedian will present fresh jokes, probably about his hometown Kolkata.
When: Wednesday, August 15 at 10.30 pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Third Floor, Palladium, High Street Phoenix, Tulsi Pipe Road, Lower Parel.

Almost There by Sonali Thakker

The definition of ‘good things come in small packages’, Sonali covers supposedly socially relevant topics with her quirky, amusing – and sometimes scary – brand of humour.
When: Wednesday, August 15 at 6 pm.
Where: Canvas Laugh Club, Third Floor, Palladium, High Street Phoenix, Tulsi Pipe Road, Lower Parel.

Bro Joke Suna Na Featuring Aditi Mittal and Raunaq Rajani

Join the bad girl of stand-up comedy, Aditi Mittal, and seasonal stand-up comedian Raunak Rajani for an evening of humour you’re unlikely to forget.
When: Thursday, August 16 at 8.30 pm.
Where: Independence Brewing Company, Boolani Estate Owners Premises Co-Op, B-41, Unit 001 and 101, New Link Road, opposite Citi Mall, Andheri (West).

For more comedy, see here.

EVENTS

Nicolai Friedrich – The Best Mentalist in the World

Experience first-hand the unique combination of visual artistry, comedy and fascinating mental magic for which German mentalist Nicolai Friedrich is known.
When: Tuesday, August 14 at 7 pm and Wednesday, August 15 at 7 pm.
Where: Tuesday, August 14:  Tata Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point. Wednesday, August 15: Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir, Junction of 24th and 32nd Road, near Patwardhan Park, off Linking Road, Bandra (West).

For more events, see here.

MUSIC

[email protected]: Classic Mondays

Acclaimed American pianist Stephen Prutsman and members of the Symphony Orchestra of India will perform.
When: Monday, August 13 at 8 pm.
Where: Prithvi Theatre, 20 Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu.

Take 5.1

Wind up Independence Day with a gig of bebop, hard bop and jazz by musicians Megan Powers, Sava Boyadzhiev, Pradyumna Manot and Sonic Shori.
When: Wednesday, August 15 at 7 pm.
Where: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.

Fiddlecraft – Thursday Live!

This indie pop band from Pune comprises singer-songwriter Gaurav Kadu, lead guitarist Akshay More, bassist Lawrence Godad and drummer Syed Saif Ali. Their songs, all original compositions, are inspired by real-life stories.
When: Thursday, August 16 at 8.30 pm.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe, Sharyans Audeus, Fun Cinema Lane, Near Balaji Telefilms, Off Veera Desai, Andheri (West).

For more music, see here.

PLAYS

‘Jeene Bhi Do Yaaro’

This Hindi comedy-drama directed by Om Katare deals with the changes that take place in the dynamics of young love after marriage.
When: Wednesday, August 15 at 6 pm and 9 pm.
Where: Prithvi Theatre, 20 Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu.

‘Honeymoon Ma Hungama’

Director Roshan Tirandaz’s Gujarati drama celebrating Navroze, ‘Honeymoon Ma Hungama’, is an entertaining tale about a professor in search of family treasure.
When: Thursday, August 16 and Friday, August 17 at 7 pm.
Where: Thursday, August 16: Tejpal Auditorium, Gowalia Tank, Tejpal Road, near August Kranti Maidan. Friday, August 17: Rang Sharda Auditorium, Krishna Chandra Marg, Reclamation, Bandra (West).

‘Aavo Mari Saathe’

Inspired by the 1960s hit tele-series of the same name, this new Gujarati production directed by Jim Vimadalal in celebration of Navroze features a collection of short gags on current affairs such as the Parsi Punchayat being interviewed by Arnab Goswami, the marriage of Prince Harry and Parsi speed dating.
When: Friday, August 17 at 5 pm.
Where: Tata Theatre: NCPA, Nariman Point, NCPA Marg, Mumbai.

‘Lafra Love Ne Lagan’

In this hilarious family comedy written by Imtiaz Patel and directed by Cyrus Pooniwala in celebration of Navroze, an entrepreneur’s roving eye gets him into a sticky mess.
When: Friday, August 17 at 7 pm.
Where: St. Andrews Auditorium, St. Dominic Road, Bandra (West).

For more plays, see here.