Jana Natya Manch, established in 1973 by a group of Delhi's young theatre radicals including Safdar Hashmi, is India's best-known political...
Jana Natya Manch - Girgit and Machine, is travelling to DPS Ludiana as part of our Arts at Play - Theatre Adventure Offering
Theatre for children is a young, growing and exciting field in India. Junoon's Theatre Adventures bring to students some of the very best of professional theatre shows, made especially with young audiences in mind.
We are delighted to bring Junoon's Theatre Adventures directly to the middle school students of Delhi Public School, Ludhiana on the 12th February 2020 into the intimacy of their school premises, transforming the school experience for their students on that day.
A little about the play:
Jana Natya Manch, established in 1973 by a group of Delhi's young theatre radicals including Safdar Hashmi, is India's best-known political street theatre group. The group has to its credit over 100 street, proscenium, and other performances, totalling over 8,000 performances. Its productions have been written and/or directed by a number of leading theatre artistes, including Habib Tanvir, Safdar Hashmi, Govind Deshpande, Anuradha Kapur, M.K. Raina, Kavita Nagpal, Abhishek Majumdar, Sudhanva Deshpande and Brijesh. Janam has performed in over 250 villages, towns and cities all over India, as well as performed, lectured and offered workshops in Palestine, South Africa, the UK and USA. Janam has neither sought, nor accepted, funding from government, corporates, NGOs or political parties. It is funded by its audiences, and Janam members volunteer their time gratis.