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Girish Karnad\'s \"Hayavadana\" A Play in English 19th & 20th May


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About The Event

Event Synopsis:

Hayavadana, one of Karnad’s most beloved works is originally in Kannada and has been translated for the English speaking audience. The plot of Hayavadana comes from Kathasaritsagara, an ancient compilation of stories in Sanskrit. The central event in the play-the story of Devadatta and Kapila- is based on a tale from the Vetalapanchavimshika, but he has borrowed it through Thomas Mann’s retelling of the story in The Transposed Heads.Karnad’s play poses a different problem, that of human identity in a world of tangled relationships. The play is now more of Musical with the Famous Raghu Dixit Composing the music for the play.

Language: English

Genre: Drama/Musical

Age guidance: Above 12 years

Special Instructions: Children below 12 Not allowed/ Gates close Strictly at 7.29 PM Late comers will not be entertained and no refund.

Directed by: N Ravi Kumar

Event Organiser name/Troupe name: Top Cast

The Show is in Aid of Reaching Hands and Riya Foundation.

Reaching Hand:

Reaching Hand was registered as a charitable organization in the year 1996 at Bangalore, Karnataka, VIDE REGN NO.8546/95-96 under the charitable Trust Act. Initially the aim of REACHING HAND was to help needy and diligent children by providing them with scholarships. A few years back REACHING HAND felt the need to do more and launched its project 'NEW HOME'. It is estimated that approximately 44 million children in India live without the basic necessities of life because of reasons such as having no parents or having only one parent who is not able to support them. NEW HOME aims at stepping into this void and providing shelter, education and love so that the children grow up to be responsible citizens of society.

Riya Foundation:

“Riya Foundation” registered & established in the year 2010, was started with an intention understanding and keeping in mind the hurdles of People with special needs and their parents. It is run by the founders with assistance from a group of parents, dedicated youth and social workers. Our goal is to provide greater independence for people across all ages with disabilities.

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