Date: March 18
Time: 8 p.m.
Venue: Tagore Theatre
Duration: 1 h 45 min
About the play:
‘TichyaAaichiGoshtArthatMazyaAthvaninchaPhad’ is a solo play based on the life of a Lavani artiste. The drama directed by RajashreeSawant Wad is based on the script by veteran actor-director SushamaDeshpande. The director herself depicts the character of Heera, a renowned Tamasha artiste, whose profession is to entertain men by performing Lavani dance. The drama depicts Heera’s battles within her nomadic community. In this solo long act play, Heera talks about her relationship with her mother, the men she met as part of her profession and those who came into her life, her son and of course the conflict with her daughter Ratna, who as a journalist is keen to have her mother’s saga published.
Director RajashreeSawant Wadhas done major roles in films like ‘Disha’ directed by SaiParanjpeand ‘Diksha’ directed by ArunKaul.She has received the best supporting actress award for her role in the TV serial ‘Mrignayani’ directed by AmolPalekar.Her solo performance in TichyaAaichiGoshtArthatMazyaAthvaninchaPhad challenges her skills as an actor and solo performer as it involves dance, drama and singing.
Production:Naandi Productions, Maharashtra
Light Design:Ram Saidpure