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Here’s What to Check Out at Youth Theater Festival Thespo This Week in Mumbai

The event features full-length plays, fringe performances and more by people under the age of 25

Rolling Stone India Dec 20, 2018

A still from Marathi play 'Andhar.'

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A platform for young theater enthusiasts that first started off in 1999 with a theater group called QTP and Theatre Group Bombay, is celebrating its 20th edition this year.

Thespo ”“ a theater festival for young artists–kicked off earlier this week at Mumbai’s Prithvi Theatre. The event showcases some brilliantly inspired full length plays, platform performances, fringe performances by youth groups and hosts all-day activities such as workshops, participative play readings and more before culminating with an award ceremony at city-based venue Cuckoo Club on December 22nd. Here’s our round-up of a few events you can check out:

Events taking place on Friday, December 21st:


Crafting the Spoken Word:

Shaping the rhythm and dialogue of a play by Ram Ganesh Kamatham

Write to Devise:

Staging to paging by Faezeh Jalali


Andhar – (Marathi)

A courageous story of one man’s fight to bring about change in the land of darkness.


Dramatized reading: Innocence

A poignant tale of voices from the margins.


Scream (Non Verbal)

Man versus nature, soul against the soul and a scream from our soul filled with angst, anger and fear.

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