Director V Balakrishnan’s Theatre Nisha, a Chennai group, is presenting The Water Princess as part of Bonjour India. It will be staged in Delhi during the International Festival of Theatre for Young Audiences (TIFLI) on December 5, 7 pm.
Director Anatoliy Kazatskiy has maintained the classical nature of the performance, and the young troupe brought alive the spectrum of emotions that Tchaikovsky’s musical score is famous for — from melancholy to hope, terror to tenderness, despair to joy and the final fight of good and evil.
The British left India in 1947, or did they? Writer Max Scratchmann gives an account of growing up in the Scottish jute industry along the Hooghly long after Independence in his solo play,
The Last Burrah Sahibs