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Live theater suggestions

Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by PrincessTigerLily, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. Does anyone have suggestions for live theater? I love to see plays, but would also be interested in theater or other performances, such as at festivals.

    I don't speak any of the local languages, though, so for theater, I was wondering if there are playhouses where any plays are performed in English? I have found a few.

    I have discovered that these do performances in English:

    1. The National Center for Performing Arts in Mumbai

    2. Dramanon, which is an acting group that has locations in Manipal, Bangalore & Hyderabad

    3. Masquarade is a purely English-speaking theater group, I think, in Chennai.

    Have any locals enjoyed shows at any of these? Or have other suggestions for English theater in India?

  2. djtravels

    djtravels Member

    All cities have theaters that host plays, local and English.

    Beyond the above 3 mentioned by you, there is the Gaiety theater in Shimla. Its one of the oldest theaters of its kind in the world. They have English as well as local plays, but the schedule is something that you'll have to check yourself.

    Also, I would suggest googling "buzzintown" and visiting the website that pops up. From there, just choose your city and you will find an array of plays, events, art exhibitions and the like in the city of your choosing.