City theater fans enjoy three works at the Natyadhara festival
City theater Los amantes pudieron ver tres excelentes obras de theater interpretadas por grupos de Bhubaneswar y Rourkela recientemente. Las obras se representaron como parte de la publicación mensual. Natyadhara Festival de theater en Bhanjakala Mandap .
Organized by Odisha Natya Sangha in association with Hates department of language, literature and culture and Odisha Sangeet Natak Academy, the festival acts as a good platform for theater personalities in the state to showcase their talent in acting and direction.
The first evening saw staging of the play, Aadya Aashadha, by Utkala Sanskrutika Shilpi from Rourkela. The play is written by Mohan Rakesh and directed by Bilochan Patra. On the second evening, city-based theater troupe Panchamaveda staged a play, Octopus, which is an adaptation of a story by former chief secretary of Odisha Ajit Tripathy. Saroj Mishra adapted the story for the stage, while Haren Sahu directed the play. “This play shows how the mighty always try to exploit the weak and at the end, how they fall prey to their fate,” said Haren Sahu, who is also president of the troupe.
En la tercera noche, se representó la obra de theater Bapa, de artistas del Teatro Mágico de Bhubaneswar. La obra fue escrita y dirigida por el comediante y actor de cine y televisión Pragynaranjan Khatua.
“Every month, Odisha Natya Sangha organises Natyadhara at Bhanjakala Mandap and we present three best plays to theater lovers of the city. The full house shows clearly show that people here love theater , though Hates films have very few takers,” said Sahu, who is also the president of Odisha Natya Sangha .