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Feisal Alkazi to stage new play in Delhi

Drinking at night

Adapted from Keatley's play on a modern family, the Indianised version of 'The Gathered Family' will be staged in the capital

By Siddhi Jain

February 15, 2020 (IANSlife) “What happens over a weekend in an affluent Delhi household when a patriarch invites all nine members of his three generation family to celebrate his 75th birthday?” Exploring this interesting question on stage will be noted theatrist Feisal Alkazi’s English play based on playwright Andrew Keatley’s ‘The Gathered Leaves’.

 

'You don't have much time left'
'You don't have much time left'

 

All set to take place at the Open Air Amphitheater at Triveni Kala Sangam later this month, ‘The Gathered Leaves’ is by turn dramatic and comic, poignant and provocative.

 

Trivial Pursuit
Trivial Pursuit

 

It questions borders and boundaries, acceptance and rejection, roles and expectations, and forgiving and forgetting.

The two-hour play has a cast from ages 16 to 60 from the Ruchika Theatre Group, and will take place on February 29 here.

 

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Siddhi Jain can be contacted at siddhi.j@ians.in

Editing by Aditi Roy and N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe