Untold Stories - Stories For The Stage
An NCPA & PlayPen Performing Arts Trust Presentation
A staged reading of four new stories from the group’s workshop conducted by writer Niti Sampat Patel, as part of the group’s vision to develop new works for the stage. Join the discussion on how to dramatise contemporary literature for the stage – the first of a series of readings. Abhinav Grover directs this staged reading.The stories will be performed by Niharika Lyra Dutt, Vaishnavi RP, Abhinav Groverand Dheer Hira.Mahesh Dattani will be in conversation with Niti Sampat Patel and the writers on the possibilities of a stage adaptation. The audience is encouraged to join in on the discussion. The stories are "Pedha" By Soniya Lalla, "Ready" & "Mrs Irani" By Navneeth, and "Baap Re!" by Brinda Shankar.
Entry is free and open to all. Fifty seats will be available on a first-come-first-served basis. NCPA members will get priority entry till 4.50 pm.