Every Saturday, we will live stream a play on zoom. These will be entertaining, well-rehearsed and well-produced plays ranging in length from 25 to 90 minutes. After each show, the director and the cast will be available to answer questions and chat with you.
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Saturday Naatak Live: Season 2020
8 pm, Saturday, August 8 and 15
written and directed by Anush Moorthy
A tribute to Perumal Murugan’s One Part Woman , this play imagines a special court session convened to hear the testimony of a woman who says she was raped at a village temple festival.
प्रस्ताव, adapted and directed by Roshni Datta from The Proposal by Anton Chekhov
duration: 20 minutes
पति पत्नी और वो, adapted by Vikas Dhurka and Paresh Vyas from How He Lied To Her Husband by George Bernard Shaw, and directed by Ritendra Datta
duration: 20 minutes
8 pm, Saturday, September 19 and 26
Everyone Loves A Good Tsunami
written and directed by Sujit Saraf
December 2004: In Asia, a tsunami has devastated the lives of millions. In Silicon Valley, the India Association has split. In this hilarious satire, it is the victims of the tsunami who come to the rescue of the victims of the split.
duration: 75 minutes
8 pm, Saturday, October 3 and 10
Ultimate Breaking News
written and directed by Vikram Ramanarayanan
Four people are trapped in a room by a murderous and invisible captor.
duration: 45 minutes
8 pm, Saturday, October 17 and 24
by Donna Hoke, directed by Harish Agastya
8 pm, Saturday, October 31 and November 7
आठ घंटे (8 Hours)
by Sujit Saraf, directed by Manish Sabu
Two typists spend an 8-hour working day – and a lifetime – together, watching the world change around them.
duration: 80 minutes
8 pm, Saturday, November 14
खामोश! अदालत जारी है (Silence! The Court Is In Session)
by Vijay Tendulkar
A rehearsal by a travelling theater troupe turns very serious.
8 pm, Saturday, November 21
by Sujit Saraf
Known worldwide as the “hugging saint”, Mataji has hugged millions, bringing them joy and electric vibrations. In this humorous farce, she finally meets someone she cannot hug.
8 pm, Saturday, November 28
Inspector General (adapted to Hindi)
The inspector general is about to visit town for an inspection, and corrupt local officials are scrambling to make a good impression.
8 pm, Saturday, December 5
God of Carnage
by Yasmeena Reza
After two boys quarrel, their parents meet to patch things up in a mature manner, but perhaps they aren’t too mature.
8 pm, Saturday, December 12
The Naatak Musical
8 pm, Saturday, December 19
Frequently asked Questions
Question 1: How do I watch the plays?
A week before each production, you will receive a “choose your show” email. After you choose your show, you will receive an e-ticket with a “Watch” button to watch that show.
Question 2: Do I need an app to watch these plays?
You need the Zoom app to watch these plays. If you do not have it, download it at https://zoom.us/download.
8 pm, Saturday, July 25 and August 1
by Ratnakar Matkari, directed by Mukund Marathe
A blind writer asks his girl-friend to make a life of her own.
cast: Mugdha Kulkarni, Chaitanya Godsay
duration: 25 minutes
8 pm, Saturday, July 11 and 18
He Said And She Said
by Alice Gerstenberg, directed by Poulomi Sarkar
He said this and she said that, and who else said what?