Shunya is excited to be announcing auditions for our next TWO productions. Joint auditions for the next two productions will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2011 from 2 – 4 pm at the Anjali Center for Performing Arts.
Our Sept/October 2011 production:
The Prophet and the Poet
A play by Vijay Padaki, Directed by Yaksha Bhatt
Performance Dates: Sept 30 – October 9, 2011
The Prophet and the Poetis based on the exchange of letters and articles between Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore over 25 years, with the Indian freedom struggle as the backdrop. The letters reveal how the two personalities differed greatly on many important issues while maintaining great respect and admiration for each other.
Three Actors Rediscovering Indian History (ACTORS ARE NOT PLAYING GANDHI OR TAGORE)
ACTOR EXPLORING THE LIFE OF GANDHI – MALE
ACTOR EXPLORING THE LIFE OF TAGORE- MALE
Our Jan/Feb 2012 production:
A play written by Ira HauptmanDirected by Sara Kumar
Performance Dates: Jan 20 – Feb 5, 2012
Two geniuses. Two worlds. One maddening riddle. In 1913, a young, self-taught mathematical genius in India named Srinivasa Ramanujan is invited to England to work with G. H. Hardy, a Cambridge professor. But just as mathematics draws these two men from vastly different cultures together, it also possesses the power to destroy them. A riveting fantasy based on real events
Srinivasa Ramanujan, A mathematician from India; he ages from 26 to 32 during the play
G.H. Hardy, Professor of Mathematics, Trinity College, Cambridge University (London); he ages from 36 to 42
Alfred Billington, Professor of Classics, Trinity College, Cambridge University (London); early-mid 60s
Pierre De Fermat, Seventeenth-century French mathematician; mid-late 40s
London Police Officer, 40s-50s, can be played by the actor who plays Fermat
The Anjali Center for Performing Arts is at 2615 Cordes Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479.