What’s Playing In Ranga Shankara This Month?

May 7, 2016

If you want to experience the art of drama, you should visit Ranga Shankara. Bangalore is a city, full of culture, art and heritage. Some unique places are helping the city to live by its fame. One of the most talked about place that encourages new talents, art and drama is the Ranga Shankara. If you want to know about it, you will have to experience it. The plays are unique and thought provoking, the auditorium is large and has state of the art facilities, the café is cosy and serves good food, and the bookstore is a collection of some great plays and books.

What is Ranga Shankara?

Ranga Shankara is a theatre situated in Bangalore, which showcases some great plays from all around the world. Artists find it as their luck to perform at this fine stage, which gives them fame and recognition. Live performances of all regional and English languages are done in the theatre that began its shows in 2004.

How do I reach here?

Ranga Shankara is located in south of Bangalore, J P Nagar.

What is lined up next?

You can catch many plays in Ranga Shankara. This month you will find the following dramas –

Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen

Date – Friday, 13 May 2016

Time – 7:30pm

Cost – 200rs per ticket

Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen made in 1988 is based on a real incident where physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg met in Copenhagen in September 1941. This was during the reign of Nazis. While Frayn wants to use the physics and political records to invoke serious ethical issues, Heisenberg was slow on making the bomb, even though he knew how to make it. The play will keep you interested in the plot till the end. The historical play wonders why Heisenberg came to Copenhagen in 1941.

E mc2, A Kannada Play

Date – Tuesday 17 May 2016

Time – 7:30pm

Cost – 100rs per ticket

The play enacted in Kannada begins with the main protagonist introducing himself. He is a method actor who is suffering from schizophrenia. The formula emc2 is very important as the play revolves around it. The confused protagonist gets into problems as he tries to solve the formula. How he gets out of the troubles forms the story baseline. The genre is mystery and fun. The story will keep you on the edge of your seats till the end.

Shraddha Mattu Stainless Steel Patregalu

Date – Sunday, 22nd May, 2016

Time – 3:30pm

Cost – 100rs per ticket

The two plays with one similar theme is an interesting watch. The play shows the children’s perception of their parents all through their growing years until the death anniversary rituals called as the Shraddha are done. Based on Srinivasa Vaidya’s story “Shraddha” beautifully explains the father and son relationship. Stainless Steel Patregalu is based on Vasudhendra’s tale of the same name. It explores how a son sees his mother’s obsession with stainless steel utensils.

Enjoy all these shows in the Ranga Shankara along with your loved ones.

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