Three kids' plays to watch out for

May 17, 2014, 12:05 IST | The GUIDE Team

Double the fun 
6.30 pm onwards Check out two short 40-minute long English plays: Catch That Crocodile and Mister Jeejeebhoy and The Birds by Gillo Theatre Repertory. Catch That Crocodile is based on a story by Anushka Ravishankar. A crocodile appears in the centre of town and everyone is trying to catch it and return it to the river. Mister Jeejeebhoy and the Birds is based on a story by Anitha Balachandran. Two siblings, one strange aunt, and a flock of escaped birds cause magic and mayhem in a small corner of a very big city. The plays are suitable for kids aged four and above.

On Today
At Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
Call 22824567

Chotu will speak now
12 pm, 4 pm and 7 pm Written, directed and enacted by Joy Fernandes, Chotu Speaking, revolves around Chotu who gets locked in the storeroom for not preparing a school project. As he stumbles upon old long-forgotten objects scattered around, his fears melt away and old memories are revived. Soon the happy, hilarious and heart-warming revived memories end up reviving Chotu and lead him to a surprise prize. 

On Today and May 18
At Prithvi Theatre, Juhu.
Call 26149546

Stage your one-act play
Whether you are a professional playwright, performer, director or an amateur theatre artiste, sign up for eNatya Shodh, an online one-act play competition, and take your one-act play to theatre lovers all around the country online.

The competition will be screening your plays online during the competition, and if selected, you may get a chance to stage your play live in a theatre.


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