Synopsis : "Writing is a difficult profession. Writing a successful novel is even harder. But no one told them that the follow up would be so challenging. When brothers Ashish and Rohan find themselves staring at the cursor on their screens, they are haunted by their editor, deadlines, and the pressures of success. Between Bestsellers is an extraordinary story with hilarious and sometimes heartbreaking twists and turns that is sure to keep audiences guessing. Dealing with thugs, thieves, corruption, angry girlfriends, and successful colleagues makes it awfully difficult to get off the “writer’s block”. Read More
Premiered in 1992, this two-character play is as relevant today as it was then. In a terrifyingly short time, a male college professor and his female student descend from a discussion of her grades into a modern reprise of the inquisition. She accuses him of sexual exploitation. By doing so his future is in danger. But is he really guilty? Or is she a schemer? Rebecca and Preetam will have you yelling your opinion out loud as you leave!Read More
The Play has been nominated under several categories for the prestigious META Awards 2017. Drawing inspiration from Ashok Malhotra’s Child Man, MT Vasudevan Nair’s Randam Muzham and Jeanette Winterson’s Weight, the play explores the paradoxes and ironies in the life of the second Pandava - Bhima. Who is Bhima? What is his hunger? Who feeds it? What are the choices available to a hero? What is the fate of a strong man in contemporary times? These are some of the questions around which the key narrative of the play evolves.Read More
This presentation is an indicator of the direction in which Motley has been moving for the last fifteen years - to perform on stage without trappings, and to depend on the words alone to convey character and story. These 'fables for our times' draw amusing, perceptive and sometimes scary parallels between the best and worst of both animals and humans. A show for all ages, it specially hopes to convey to schoolchildren that there is more to poetry than rhyming couplets and more to stories than just happy endings.Read More
Yayati is Girish Karnad’s first play that immediately established his ability to turn an epic story into an exciting dramatic experience. In this play, King Yayati’s story from the Mahabharata becomes a roller coaster ride of events, sparked off by one sexual encounter. Set against a background of lust, jealousy and social prejudice, six strong characters fight to assert their own rights.Read More
Synopsis: In a bustling city of flyovers, lights, and smells, the play zooms into a little house, to the lives of a father, a mother, and their daughter. A family of three, they have everything they need. A seemingly perfect unit. Until the father loses his job, the daughter starts to grow up, and the mother sees her world changing. Equilibrium is disturbed. Their ideals are challenged by their subconscious biases. They must make choices, and someone will get left behind. Read More
If there was ever a place close to Home, where you were likely to meet all kinds of people - from Snake Charmers and Monkey Trainers to Charming Snakes and Trained "Monkeys", it is Malgudi. Populated by stalwarts like The Excessively Talkative Man and The Budding Cricket Talent of 6th Form from Albert Mission, Swaminathan himself, Malgudi is clearly not just another town. Read More
This retelling of the Panchatantra is an exciting new exploration of the classic Panchatantra stories - the Blue Jackal, The Monkey and the Crocodile and The Monkey and the Wedge. Filled with shadow play, music, storytelling and physical theatre, this show will definitely excite you to revisit these stories if you have grown up reading them and is a great way to introduce children to the wonderful tales and characters of the Panchatantra. Read More
Swartaal is a four-day festival of music, dance and lecture demonstrations bringing together the Whitefield community. Each evening there will be performances by professional artistes. The matinee shows over the weekend will include performances by young performers from the Whitefield area who have been selected by a Jury panel. The Swartaal Festival is presented by Jagriti Theatre and Whitefield Rising. Ticket Prices: Matinee Kids Show (Saturday and Sunday) – INR 240/- Evening Show (Thursday to Sunday) – INR 400/-Read More
Jagriti is a Performance Arts space dedicated to Theatre, Music, Dance and Comedy. Founded in 2011 by Arundhati and Jagdish Raja, the space has hosted several productions from India and around the world. A 200-seat theatre, built around a full-thrust stage, it is fully equipped to cater to both artistes and audience. The main stage is designed for intimate performances with adjoining spaces for informal lectures and gatherings. Jagriti is owned and operated by the not-for-profit ART Foundation, a registered charitable trust.
The Rooftop - above the main auditorium is an open-to-sky space with a staging area that can accommodate about 50 people. A raised and walled off platform can work as a perfect area for puppet theatre. The Rooftop has a restroom and a pantry.
The Terrace - alongside the auditorium, the Terrace can accommodate about 20 people as an informal gathering area.
Lumbini - extending out from the foyer, Lumbini has a stage and an open-to-sky terraced space for about 80 people.