Monday 23 March 2020

Song of the Nymphs directed by Ratan Thiyam - Footloose and fancy free with Dr.Sunil Kothari

There is always a buzz about a new play by Ratan Thiyam, the celebrated writer, director, designer, musician, and actor. After he directed Shakespeare's Macbeth three years ago, the latest Lairembigee Eshei, Song of Nymphs in Manipuri, as a closing play at 21st Bharat Rang Mahotsav at Kamani Hall, Delhi, attracted a large crowd to witness the new play.

The Chorus Repertory Theatre was established in April 1976 in the valley of the small hill state of Manipur in the easternmost part of India. Since then, Ratan and his company have never looked back, winning awards in international theatre festivals. Renowned for its disciplined performance practice, spectacular aural and visual aesthetics with potent thematic explorations, Ratan's work has placed him in the company of such figures as Suzuki, Brook and Grotowski. To strike a personal note, I have seen from close quarters his direction and training methodology. It has been a rare privilege.

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