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

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

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Other

Whistling Woods Andheri Base

Sharyans-Audeus, Hardrock Cafe Building, Link Road, Veera Desai Industrial Estate, Andheri West, Mumbai

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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

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Event Venues

The Cuckoo Club

5-AA, Mac Ronells Compound, Andrews Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

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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

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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

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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

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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

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