Piya Behrupiya

Piya Behrupiya (Hindi translation of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night)  
Presented in Hindi
Touring       

Serbia:
July 2, 2016 Shakespeare festival at Put Za Dunav, Cortanovci

Australia:
September 14-15, 2016 Playhouse, Sydney Opera House

September 20, 2016 Deakin Edge, Melbourne

September 23-24, 2016 Ukiyo, Adelaide Festival Centre

United States:
September 27-29, 2016 Eye on India Festival, Chicago

Canada:
October 11-22, 2016 Vancouver East Cultural Centre, Vancouver

October 27-29, 2016 Why Not Theatre, Toronto

Taiwan:
December 3-4, 2016 National Performing Arts Centre, Taichung

Separated from her twin brother Sebastian after a shipwreck, Viola disguises herself as a boy to serve the Duke of Illyria. Wooing Olivia on his behalf, she is stunned to find herself the object of Olivia's affections. With the arrival of her brother, and a trick played on Olivia's steward, confusion reigns supreme in this classic romantic comedy of mistaken identity, songs, dances and multiple marriages. Twelfth Night is considered Shakespeare's most lyrical as well as experimental play. Piya Behrupiya transposes the action from Illyria to India in the form of a Nautanki and makes Shakespeare's gloriously sunny comedy come alive.

The Company Theatre
Cast and Credits:

Viola/Cesario: Geetanjali Kulkarni
Orsino: Sagar Deshmukh
Olivia: Mansi Multani
Sebastian: Amitosh Nagpal
Andrew: Puranjeet Dasgupta/ Aadar Malik
Toby: Gagandeep Singh Riar
Maria: Trupti Khamkar
Fool: Neha Saraf
Malvolio: Saurabh Nayyar

Harmonium: Amod Bhatt
Percussionist: Rahul Sharma
Assistant percussionist: Niketa Saraf

Director: Atul Kumar
Lights operator: Rachel Dsouza
Production/ backstage: Priyanshi Bahadur

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