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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT JAGRITI, BENGALURU

A powerful performance always leaves an everlasting impression. It lingers on and resides in you longer than any motion picture. An experience which whenever recalled still gives you goosebumps! Ever thought about the mortals who create such experiences. The perseverance and passion they possess to constantly nurture talent and create phenomenal drama. Arundathi Raja and … Continue reading

Cardamom, back by popular demand!

We have had another FOUR houseful shows of Hasnain Shaikh’s CARDAMOM to an audience of about 1600 people, a good 1,400 of whom, would have been a first time audience. This is remarkable! More so that Hasnain wrote, directed and acted in it…trebly remarkable!! CARDAMOM is about an impending marriage, and I use the word as it should … Continue reading

Snapshots of Fervid Sunrise – A review

The world premiere of “Snapshots of a Fervid Sunrise”, a play by Mahesh Dattani produced by Crea-Shakthi and directed by Dushyanth Gunashekar is about two of our very young Freedom Fighters, Khudiram Bose (3 December 1889 – 11 August 1908) and Thillayaadi Velliamai (22 February 1898 – 22 February 1914). Khudiram, threw a bomb at … Continue reading

Trinity & Jagriti

This CERTIFICATE is a DISTINCTIVE Passport to anywhere. Attach it to your CV and doors to the English speaking will fling open. It means you can speak, listen and understand English to a world standard. We have had visiting examiners from Trinity College London for 16 years (since 2000) examining more than 3,000 students. We … Continue reading

David Scott – One Night Only

I have just sat listening to a most engaging, informal, funny, observant, David Scott talk us through a mosaic of his brushes with life, living, family, experiences for 100 minutes. It flashed past in a trice. What we need to applaud, not only here in Bangalore, India but around the world, is how a performer … Continue reading

Musings From a Well-Heeled Theatre Person But a First Time META Selection Committee Member!

However diverse our culture, our theatre draws from two basic premises, one between two to three thousand years old, Natya Sashtra.  The other being 200 years old, the Western theatre form that emerged in the salons of the British colonials introducing proscenium theatre and giving urban theatre a voice. Our iconic Parsi Theatre then took … Continue reading

A chief Guest

Of desultory applause and ‘lawful’ suspense! The scene is straight out of an incident that happened a few days ago. I reluctantly agree to be the Chief Guest at a function related to theatre. A taxi comes to take me to the other end of the city. It is obviously a long journey. I am … Continue reading

Blithe Spirit

  Menon, Dimpy.  Blithe Spirit. 2017. Bronze Sculpture. Jagriti Artist’s Note Blithe Spirit embodies the joy of performance. The sculpture can be viewed from various levels, from above and below, as one enters the foyer. It uses the entire space as its stage. The suspended figure expresses a myriad of emotions and an attitude of owning … Continue reading

Of Stars in the Sky in my Mind’s Eye

Over 25 years ago, (it was 1989), I was met by the Director of The Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium who asked if I would record the English commentary for the first programme to be projected in the sky dome. I’ve done it ever since. Today, 17/01/17, I was driven in from Whitefield by an Ola driver … Continue reading

‘Every art form has a heartbeat of its own’

Rukmini Vijayakumar from Bengaluru is an accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer and also a savvy modern and ballet dancer. She occasionally lights up the big screen with her acting stints too. She was in Hyderabad for ‘Gudi Sambaraalu’, the Telangana Temple Festival recently organised by the Telangana Heritage Trust. Rukmini along with members of her dance troupe … Continue reading

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Who is Bhima?
What is his hunger?
Who feeds it?

Jagriti presents Bhima, winner of Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards  2017 for Best Innovative Sound Design. On for only 1 day at 3 and 6:30pm on Sunday 25th June. You don't want to miss this one!! Tickets Out Now --> http://bit.ly/2rjYcnQ

#bangalore #bangaloretheatre #bangaloreweekends #mythology #bhima #pandavas #mahabharat #performance #theatre The day is here! The stage is set!

META winning Elephant in the Room is going to be staged at Jagriti at 3 and 8pm only for today!! Do not miss this chance!! Tickets --> http://bit.ly/2rjs0kL

#bangalore #bangaloretheatre #bangaloreweekends #elephant #lordganesha #jagrititheatre #theatrelife #movement #instatheatre #performance Elephant in the Room is being showcased at Jagriti Theatre for ONLY 1 day - Saturday, 24th June at 3 and 8pm. Do not miss out on this chance people!! Heres what Yuki Ellias had to say - “Beyond the adventure of having an elephant head, the piece is about man’s relation with nature."
#bangalore #bangaloretheatre #bangaloreweekends #lordganesha #jagrititheatre #mythology #mahindraexcellenceintheatreawards Winner for Best Innovative Sound Design - Bhima is being staged for 1 day only at #jagrititheatre on Sunday, 25th June at 3 and 6:30pm.

Come find out who is Bhima? What is his hunger? Who feeds it? Do not miss this one!

#bangalore #bangaloreweekends #bhima #pandavas #mahabharat #theatre Saturday, 24th June is your only day to catch Yuki Ellias live on stage with her award-winning play, Elephant in the Room.

Yuki is a theatre artist trained at the Jacques Lecoq International School of Theatre and is a trained pedagogue from the London International School of Performing Arts. Do not miss out on this opportunity!! #bangalore #bangaloreweekends #theatre #jagrititheatre #bangaloretheatre #lordganesha #elephant #yukiellias

Tickets --> http://bit.ly/2rjs0kL Come explore the paradoxes and ironies in the life of the second Pandava - Bhima. Happening this Sunday, 25th June 3pm and 6:30pm at Jagriti Theatre. Be here!! #bhima #pandavas #mahabharat #bangaloreweekends #bangalore #bangaloretheatre #jagrititheatre #jagriti

Tickets Out Now --> http://bit.ly/2rjYcnQ

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