Vijay Padaki will attend opening night of “The Prophet and the Poet”

Playwright, actor, director and educator Vijay Padaki of Banglore Little Theatre will be attending Shunya’s opening night production of his play The Prophet and the Poet. The performance will be followed by a short talk back. It is certain to be a thought provoking evening; get your tickets today at tickets2events.com!

Shunya Auditioning Sunday 6/12 and Thursday 6/16

We have added an additional day for auditions for “The Prophet and the Poet” and “Partition.”  We will still be auditioning this Sunday (June 12) at the Anjali Center 2-4 pm, and in addition we will also hold auditions at the Anjali Center Thursday 6/16/11 at 7 pm.

The Anjali Center for Performing Arts is at 2615 Cordes Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479.

Shunya Auditions!

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.

CAST

Three Actors Rediscovering Indian History (ACTORS ARE NOT PLAYING GANDHI OR TAGORE)

NARRATOR- FEMALE

ACTOR EXPLORING THE LIFE OF GANDHI – MALE

ACTOR EXPLORING THE LIFE OF TAGORE- MALE

 

Our Jan/Feb 2012 production:

Partition
 

A play written by Ira Hauptman
Directed 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

CAST

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.

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