Sushama Deshpande is an exceptionally brilliant communicator, who gives a voice to the rebel within using theatre as a medium. Gifted with clear...
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@ MCubed Library, Bandra (W) - 1st Sat, 5 pm
@ Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Byculla (E) - 2nd Sun, 5 pm
@ Kitab Khana, Fort - 3rd Fri, 5:30 pm
Sushama Deshpande is an exceptionally brilliant communicator, who gives a voice to the rebel within using theatre as a medium. Gifted with clear sense of independence and deep sense of social responsibility, she applies theatre as tool for her own expression.
Theatre is her passion and communication is her profession. To apply different communication techniques like theatre and different cultural forms to empower women and men is her mission, her dream.
Sushama Tai has been in the field of theatre for over 40 years - writing, directing and performing. She believes in theatre journalism and enjoys presenting strong women personalities in theatre. Her most iconic play is 'Whay Mi Savitribai', based on the life of social reformer, Savitribai Phule. Sushama Tai has also written and directed a play on the women saints of Maharashtra, 'Baya Daar Ughad', which is about the deep feminist thinking of the 13th to 18th C poets of Maharashtra.
Her other works includes two plays with Sangali sex workers, 'My Mother The Gharwali, her Malak and his wife' and 'Ham aur Tum Sab'; a play with the LGBT community, 'To Tee Te ....He, She, It.....'; and 'Chitragoshti', a play based on Dr. Sudhir Patwardhan's paintings. Sushama Tai has also edited Dalit writer, Urmila Pawar's autobiography, 'Aaydaan' and directed a play based on the same. She has learned Theatre of Oppressed techniques with late Augusto Boal.
1 hr , 30 min
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