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Theatre For Theatre
In collaboration
Ministry of Culture (Govt.of India)
Punjab Arts Council & Punjab Sangeet Natak Akademi
From 12th January to 18th January, 2016
Randhawa Auditorium, Punjab Kala Bhawan, Sector 16, Chandigarh

Day 1 Date 12/01/16

Play- Garib Niwaz Written By- Sh.Santosh Choubey Directed By- Sh.D.R Ankur Group Name Sambhav,New Delhi

After returning from America, Vishwa Mohan sets up a BPO in India. He sets up an office well-furnished and a spacious one for his BPO. And soon after some time, he is counted among the industry's top professionals in his area of profession. A few days later, a person named Riyaz opens up a kiosk for selling meat and chicken items, Than Many problems face By Riyaz

Day 2 Date 13/01/16

Play- PATLOON Written By- Manish Joshi Directed By- MANISH JOSHI BISMIL
Group Name ABHINAYA RANG MANCH, Hissar (Haryana)

Patloon is a play based on Human Desires. The main protagonist of the play is Bhagwan who comes from a rural background. He shifts to a city for finding a job. He finds a job in brick factory and becomes bounded labor.

Day 3 Date 14/01/16

Play- Bobby Breaker Written By- Late Shri Sudhir Kavdi
Directed By- Smt.Geeta Agarwal Group Name: - Dharohar,Yamuna
Nagar (Haryana)
Story is about the struggle of a young boy ‘Vishwas Joshi’ – pet name “Bobby’. He is a hardworking, sincere and talented guy working in a bank. But the only thing that makes him feel inferior is:-“he stammers” and hence people call him ‘Bobby- Breaker’. But Bobby is lucky to have a friend (narrator of the play) who cares for him.
One day Bobby meets a girl Miss. Choudhary and fall in love .But he is unable to express his love. To overcome his problem he visits a speech therapist as per his friends’ suggestion.
Day 4 Date 15/01/16

Play- Kala Suraj Directed By- Sh.Mushtaq Kak
Written By- Mohan Singh in Dogri Translated in Hindi Padma Sachdeva
Group Name Amateur Theatre Group, Jammu

The Play “Kala Suraj” revolves around very sensitive socio- political issues. The contents of the play were knitted in the form of collage where in the characters that portrays different roles raised various question pertaining to terrible condition of their surroundings.
The play also raises many question on the oppression of common man, wickedness and selfishness, besides degradation of moral and social values

Day 5 Date 16/01/16


The scene is the living room/kitchen of a small house on an isolated country road, shared by Jessie and her mother. Jessie's father is dead; she is epileptic and unemployable, her loveless marriage ended in divorce; her absent son is a petty thief and ne'er-do-well; her last two jobs failed and, in general, her life is stale and unprofitable. As the play begins Jessie asks for her father's service revolver and calmly announces that she intends to kill herself. At first her mother refuses to take her seriously, but as Jessie sets about tidying the house and making lists of things to be looked after, her sense of desperate helplessness begins to build. In the end, with the inexorability of genuine tragedy, she can only stand by, stunned and unbelieving, as Jessie quietly closes and locks her bedroom door and ends her profound unhappiness in one fatal, stunning and deeply disturbing moment—a moment never to be forgotten by those who have witnessed, and come to understand, her plight

Day 6 Date 17/01/16

Play Kis Thag Ne Luteya Shehar Mera
Group Manch Rangmanch,Amritsar,Punjab
Conceived, Designed & Directed by: Kewal Dhaliwal

Cities are not only Unlived with lofty and high buildings but also with its inhabitants. Human life has badly become the victim of roaring business markets overwhelming with glistening power of money. It is commonly apprehended that we have bought some thing from the market but they do not understand that they themselves are caused to be sold. There are some suffering related with every age which the masses of it has to suffer. The pity of this age is to go ahead in the race of cut throat competition with others. Most of the middle class people are becoming the victim of this frantic race of competition who have come to such a pass in the society after suffering many hardships and vicissitudes in their life.
Day 7 Date 18/01/16
Play- Gatha Anandpur Sahib Di Written By- Ashwani Kumar Sawan
Directed By- Sudesh Sharma

350 years ago established, Anandpur Sahib a beautiful historic town placed in the hills of the Himalayas, is not just a city, but is also the birthplace of those two events, who laid the foundation of a new age. Sri Anandpur Sahib is not only the city established by our Ninth Guru Shri Teg Bahadur Ji, but also has the distinction of being the birth ground where Khalsa Saajna was done.
Anandpur Sahib is the city, which 350 years ago, the ninth guru Sri Teg Bahadur Ji, bought from the king of Khilur in 500 Rupees. Earlier the name of this town was named by Sri Guru Teg Bahadur after his mother’s name “Nanaki Chaunk” and later it became Sri Anandpur Sahib.

Play- Gatha Anandpur Sahib Di Written By- Ashwani Kumar Sawan

Directed By- Sudesh Sharma Date 18/01/16