Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival: Play Schedule

Posted by Shreya Baldwa
November 18, 2013

The famous Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival, well known for its various plays, was inaugurated in the city on 17th November at Salar Jung Museum.  The world class theatre and a tribute to a doyen is scheduled to happen in the city from November 18th to November 25th 2013. The venues for the festival are The Trident, Salar Jung Museum, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Alliance Française. This year’s theme is Love Stories; from Period to Modern to Tragic to Comic and Mythological. Here is a schedule of plays that will be enacted in the festival.

November 18th, 2013
Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Auditorium (Basheerbagh)
Play: Primetime Theatre Co’s ‘9 Parts of Desire’
American playwright Heather Raffo’s Broadway hit.
Director:  Lillette Dubey
Language/ Duration: English / 75 minutes


November 19th, 2013
Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Auditorium (Basheerbagh)
Play: Katyayani’s ‘Miss Julie’
Strindberg’s classic of dark love.
Director: Sohaila Kapur
Language/ Duration: English / 90 minutes (Only for audiences above 16 years)


November 20th, 2013
Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Auditorium (Basheerbagh)
Play: Seagull Repertory’s ‘Hansini – Five Tons of Love’
Based on Anton Chekhov’s ‘The Seagull’.
Director: Baharul Islam & Bhagirathi
Language/ Duration: Hindi+Assamese / 90 minutes


November 21st, 2013
Venue: Alliance Francaise (Aurora Colony, Road no: 3, Banjara Hills)
Timings:  10 am to 2 pm.
Requirement: Entry by prior enrolments on:
Workshop:  Workshop on Realistic Acting
Speaker:   Baharul Islam and Bhagirathi.
Directors, Seagull Repertory and Visiting Faculty, National School of Drama, New Delhi.


November 22nd, 2013
Venue: Salar Jung Museum
Play: IPTA’s ‘Biwi-o-Biwi’
A rip-roaring comic extra-marital love tale.
Director: Rakkesh Bedi
Language/ Duration: Hindi / 120 minutes


November 23rd, 2013
Venue: Alliance Francaise (Aurora Colony, Road no: 3, Banjara Hills)
11 am.
Activity:  Habib Tanvir’s ‘Memoirs’
Book Reading & Release
Inaugurators: Nagin Tanvir and Mohammad Ali Baig


November 23rd, 2013
Venue: Salar Jung Museum
Play: Naya Theatre’s ‘Basant Ritu Ka Sapna’
An adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream’.
Director:  Late Habib Tanvir
Language/ Duration: Hindustani + Chattisgarhi / 90 minutes


November 24th, 2013
Venue: The Trident Hotel (Hi-Tec City)
Play: Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Foundation’s ‘Quli: Dilon Ka Shahzaada’
Globally acclaimed period spectacle, the love legend of King Quli Qutub Shah.
Director:  Mohammad Ali Baig
Language/ Duration: Urdu/65 minutes.
The Donor Cards are available for Rs. 500/- and 200/- and the Season Card is available for Rs. 2000/-. Other Details can be looked upon on:

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