6 Plays You Should Not Miss Out On This Week

    Mumbai’s culture scene is filled to the brim with good theatre. Whether it’s the bustling backyard of Prithvi Theatre or the NCPA, the city is always buzzing with people looking to hear a good story. We’ve listed down six plays that you shouldn’t be missing out on:

    Farrago

    Farrago: Stories by Shashi Tharoor

    In case you have been living under a rock and do not know about this tweet, please enlighten yourself. Tantra Theatre Group is a one-and-a-half-year-old group in the Mumbai thespian circuit. On Saturday, June 16, they are performing a play based on four short stories by Dr Shashi Tharoor from the collection called ‘The Five Dollar Smile’.

    When: June 16

    Where:  Whistling Woods, Andheri

    Price: INR 300

    Go here.

    Dekh Behen

    Akvarious Productions Presents: Dekh Behen

    Directed by Shikha Talsania of ‘Veere Di Wedding’ fame, Dekh Behen is a funny play that takes you to a wedding where all bridesmaids have one thing in common – they hate the bride.

    Where: The Cuckoo Club

    When: June 19-24

    Timings: 8PM onwards

    Price: INR 499

    Go here.

     

    Laughter Therapy

    Produced by Silly Point Productions, Laughter Therapy is a hilarious comedy that looks at four different ethnicities. A Goan Christian, a Muslim, a Hindu Maharashtrian and a Parsi are assigned to a shrink to deal with their anger issues. What ensues? Hilarity, of course.

    Where: Royal Opera House Theatre

    When: June 17- July 15

    Timings: 7PM onwards

    Price: INR 500 upwards

    Go here.

    Siddhus Of Upper Juhu

    The Siddhus of Upper Juhu

    Upper Juhu, also known as the black hole fo traffic, Andheri is the location for the plot of this play. Starring Rajit Kapur, Shernaz Patel, Meera Khurana, Kajli Sharma and Shishir Sharma, the play has been garnering accolades for its comic timing.

    Where: Royal Opera House Theatre

    When: June 16

    Timings: 7.30PM onwards

    Price: INR 300 upwards

    Go here.

    Salaam Noni Appa

    The Primetime Theatre Co.'s - Salaam Noni Appa

    Based on Twinkle Khanna’s charming short story, ‘Salaam Noni Appa’ from The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad, this one is all about breaking stereotypes and coming of age. Not to be missed.

    Where: Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir, Bandra

    When: June 17

    Timings: 7.30PM onwards

    Price: INR 500 upwards

    Go here.

    ILA

    With the issue and understanding of gender becoming more relevant with each passing day, ILA explores its related myths, dilemmas and the importance they play in our lives today.

    Where: Prithvi Theatre

    When: June 14-15

    Timings: 7PM onwards

    Go here.