We’re playing it up this weekend cos there are a whole lotta plays taking place in various theatres. Here we are with a list of plays you just can’t miss.

Ambedkar Aur Gandhi

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A socio-political relevant play, Ambedkar Aur Gandhi portrays the two extreme ideologies of our times. It explores the various means used to achieve a common goal; the issues of untouchability and discrimination forms a major thought of the play through various historical references. The drama also aims at bringing out the actual thoughts of freedom fighters.

When: Jul 9

Where: Shri Ram Centre, 4, Safdar Hashmi Marg, Mandi House

Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House

Price: INR 100 – 200

Timings: 7pm onwards

Book your tickets here and find out more about the event here.

Run For Your Wife

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A  Hinglish romantic comedy, Run For Your Wife is the world’s longest running comedy ever, and has now been modified for the Indian audience. It is a story about Sabby Gill, a taxi driver with two wives and homes. Trouble arises when he meets with a head injury and the police shows up at both his homes looking for him. The roller coaster ride is sure a promising one.

When: Jul 9 – 10

Where: Epicentre, Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurgaon

Nearest Metro Station: Huda City Centre

Price: INR 350 – 500

Timings: 6.30pm onwards

Book your tickets here and find out more about the event here.

100 Gram Zindagi

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A comic family drama starring Prakash, his dominating wife, and his two sons Ankush and Ayush, which is bound to leave you laughing till the very end. The plot also involves hilarious servants named Bansi and Gulabo, and a fat and chubby neighbour, Mr Bedi. The drama continues when Ankush is married off to Sarita but soon enough, Ankush is fed up of family drama and decides to become an alcoholic. But everything ends well and happy in this play written by Vipin K Sethie.

When: Jul 10

Where:  LGT Auditorium, Mandi House, Copernicus Marg, Connaught Place

Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House

Price: INR 200 – 300

Timings: 7.30pm onwards

Book your tickets here and find out more about the event here.

Ramkali

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Presented by the Asmita Theatre Group, Ramkali is an adaption of the play The Good Person Of The Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht. It is a play depicting the cruel realities of today’s world, of right and wrong and how a person is forced to commit wrongdoings to keep up with expectations. The play tends to answer the question of what is right and what is wrong. Experience the story of Ramkali and relate to the character if you must, to clear your mind.

When: Jul 10

Where: Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts (SRCPA), 4, Safdar Hashmi Marg, Mandi House

Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House

Price: INR 100 – 200

Timings: 7pm onwards

Book your tickets here and find out more about the event here.

Dastaan-E-Laila

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The age-old story of Laila Majnu gets a modern comic twist in the play Dastaan-e-Laila. A story about the modern era Laila, her aspirations and how she has to choose from the three contenders, Jugnu {the lover boy}, Manchala {the eligible bachelor} and Nana Saheb {the rich old man}. But wait, Laila has another choice too. Find out in this comedy which will have you clutching your seats laughing.

When: Jul 10

Where: Akshara Theatre, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Near Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital

Nearest Metro Station: Patel Chowk

Price: INR 300

Timings: 6.30pm onwards

Book your tickets here and find out more about the event here.

Noor Jahan, An Empress Reveals

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An English play which tells the story of the youthful passion of Mehrunissa for Jahangir, to the mature Noor Jahan in captivity. This is a tale of not just love but of a woman who excelled as a poetess, designer, empress and as an emancipator of women long before the world knew this term.

When: Jul 10

Where: The Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road

Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh

Price: INR 200 – 500

Timings: 7.30pm onwards

Book your tickets here and find out more about the event here.

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