Uploaded on May 23, 2011
Arpana and Underscore Records present:
STORIES IN A SONG
English-Hindi. 2 Acts. 120 minutes
A Musical Collage of Theatre, Literature and History
Directed by Sunil Shanbag
Concept: Shubha Mudgal
Research by Shubha Mudgal and Aneesh Pradhan
Music selected (from traditional repertoire) and composed by Shubha Mudgal and Aneesh Pradhan
At Prithvi Theatre, Juhu, Mumbai
June 4, 2011: 6 and 9 pm
June 5, 2011: 5 and 8 pm
Synopsis: Accounts of music making in India, and stories of the struggles and hardships faced by musicians both real and imaginary, lay the foundation for a collage of dramatized episodes that blend theatre, music and literature. Several forms of theatre in India make abundant use of music, but Stories in a Song takes the help of theatre to tell stories of musical forms such as kajri, thumri-dadra, khayal, remixes and more.
Performers: Shubhrajyoti Barat, Gopal Tiwari, Ketki Thatte, Namit Das, Santosh Tiwari, Pia Sukanya, Mansi Multani, Nishi Doshi, Trupti Khamkar, Shailesh Hejmadi, Bhupinder Shahi, Nandkumar, Gagan Riar, Anushree Shukla, Amit Ojha.