Tuesday, 28 May 2013

The Week Guide

Wondering what to do post office hours this week? Need a midweek break from your mind numbing work? We have curated for you a list of events happening around the town this week. From comedy to drama to music and dance, here's our list of events that will keep you in shape this week! Why wait for the weekend?


The Class Act

Tue, 28 May; Time: 8:30 PM
Where: Canvas Laugh Factory, Palladium Mall
Cast: Sajeel Parakh, Danesh Irani, Meherzad Patel, Danesh Khambata, Lucky Vakharia, Afshad Kelawala

Written and directed by Meherzad Patel ‘The Class Act’ is a satirical take on religious stereotypes set in an acting class. The class is conducted by a certain Mr. William who has to deal with the egos and hassles of five ``actors``- a loud mouth, bike-obsessed Parsi; a Hindu theatre veteran; a young Muslim boy; a straight-from the-beaches-of- Goa Christian, and a glamorous television actress.

Tickets: Rs. 400/- Click here to book

Lights Camera Punchline (A)

Wed, 29 May; 8.30 PM
Genre: Stand Up Comedy
Where: Canvas Laugh Factory, Palldium Mall
Cast: Varun Thakur

Varun Thakur dissects the life of a struggling actor who is rejected daily Bollywood casting directors as well as rickshawaalas.

Ticket: Rs. 400/- Click here to book.

Atul Khatri, Sahil Shah, Azeem Banatwalla (A)

Thu, 30 May and Fri, 31st May; Time: 8:30 PM
Where: Canvas Laugh Factory, Palldium Mall
Genre: Stand Up comedy

What could be a better way to relieve yourself of a cumbersome week than spending some time at the Canvas Laugh Factory! So let loose your inhibitions and laugh out loud with Atul, Sahil and Azeem.

Tickets: Rs 600/- Click here to book.


Ranjit Barot And The Resistance

Tue, 28 May; 10.00 PM
Where: Blue Frog, Lower Parel
Genre: Concert

Ranjit was born in a family that breathed Indian classical music and dance. He took to drums at the age of 12 and became one of India’s leading artists on drums at the young age of 17! Watch him perform with talented musicians like Tala Farral (Saxophone), Aditya Benai (Guitar), Harmeet Manseta and Hitesh Modak (Keys), Mohini Dey (Bass), Sharmisttha Chatterjee and Shabab Sabri (Vocals).

Tickets: Rs. 350/- Click here to book.


Time Boy

Thu, 30 May and Fri, 31st May; Time: 11:00 AM and 03:00 PM
Where: Prithvi Theatre, Juhu
Language: English
Cast & Crew: Divya Jagdale, Nivedita Pohankar, Hidayat Sami , Aditi Pohankar, Vinit Sharma, Amit Singh, Prachi Mashru , Sunny, Amruta Sant
Genre : Drama

Directed by Makrand Desphande ‘Time Boy’ is the story of Murli, a 7 yr old boy who can`t wait to find out what he is going to be as a grown-up. After debating many ideas he finally surrenders to his curiosity and decides to fight time by making a quick trip to the future.

Tickets: Rs. 200/- Click here to book.

Sir Sir Sarla

Thu, 30 May and Fri, 31 May; Time 9:00 PM
Where: Prithvi Theatre, Juhu
Language: Hindi
Cast & Crew:
Makrand Deshpande, Aahana Kumra, Sanjay Dadhich, Faizal Rashid, Romi Jaspal
Genre: Drama

Written and directed by Makrand Deshpande this is an unfelt, untold story of a professor and his students, after they have graduated.

Tickets: Rs. 300/- Click here to book.


NCPA Summer Fiesta
Till 31st May

NCPA’s Summer Fiesta is a collection of workshops like Science Fiction Writing, Stage Fright, Animation and Puppetry as well as Plays and Dance for kids of all ages.

Click here to book.



Thu, 30 May; Time: 7:00 PM
Where: Experimental Theatre, NCPA
A Mayurbhanj Chhau & Contemporary Dance Performance by Santosh Nair and Sadhya Unit of Performing Arts

If you would like to try something different this week then head over to the experimental theatre at NCPA. Mayurbhanj Chhau is a martial art form of Orissa which draws from a wide range of subjects like martial craft, mythology, stylized gaits of birds and animals, history and daily activities and imaginative themes.

Tickets: Rs. 200 – 300, Click here to book.

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