Three kids' plays to watch out for
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.
At Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
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.
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.
LOG ON TO www.mumbaitheatreguide.com/enatyashodh