“The theatre I believe in, is neither comfortable nor conformed to dialog, but attempts to transcend language by exploring movement and gesture through a spectrum of techniques and styles,” said Anasuya Subasinghe, winner of the Best Actress award at the National Theatre Festival, 2010.
Sri Lanka Tourism’s Friday’s show ‘ Feel Sri Lanka’ will be staged this week by Rivega Dance Studio, a popular dance troupe in both tradtional and fusion dance forms.
When my collegue Dr. Ineke Postkoke heard that I was preparing to go on holiday with my family and friends to Sri Lanka, she said that before I return I should see the political satire ‘Charitha Atak’ by the Internationally acclaimed Actor Wilson Gunaratne.
Daily Mirror online speaks to the renowned writer and director Jehan Aloysius about theatre in Sri Lanka, Centerstage Productions and more...
Centerstage Productions presents the critically acclaimed comedy Bengal Bungalow at the Lionel Wendt this September which promises audiences a side splitting comedic theatre experience.
Critically acclaimed as a fresh and exciting theatre experience that sets the benchmark for contemporary Sri Lankan theatre, Colombo Colombo: the story of your coffin, The play is set to entertain audiences again on June 5 and 6 at the Lionel Wendt Theatre from 7.00pm onwards.
Lights, camera action! The stage is set, the actors in place. I get a familiar nod from the cameraman telling me to proceed. My previous notions of fear of being in the presence of a gentleman who has been living and breathing theatre for 40 years of his life were replaced with ease and curiosity.
In February this year, ‘Colombo Colombo’ was staged at the South Asian Women’s Theatre Festival held in New Delhi and Mubai, Daily Mirror online caught up with Indika Ferdinando on his return from India for an exclusive interview about the play.
One Small Step, a lightening-quick, 60 minute show packed with wit and child-like innovation that made waves in Edinburgh UK last year graced audiences in Jaffna and Colombo this month with performances to a full house at the St. John’s College Hall Jaffna on March 26 and the Punchi Borella Theatre, Colombo on March 28 and 30.
A veritable treat for Crime Fiction aficionados as well as for modern literature buffs, Ian Rankin was in Sri Lanka for the Galle Literary Festival. For the few of us who couldn’t catch him in Galle, we were lucky enough to hear him speak at Park Street Mews about his relationship with his most famous character, Rebus.