2019Nov- Dec 2019
PRALAYA International Tour
India – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram
Indonesia – Bali, Surabaya, Jakarta
Our Indo–Balinese collaboration that premiered in Toronto in Nov 2016, and went on to do an eight-city tour in Canada, has now begun it's international tour across seven cities in India and a stint in South East Asia- Indonesia. This is a prestigious accomplishment for the Company to be able to showcase what Canadian dance work looks like in the international dance circuit. This work is a modern retelling of the Mahabharata, with special focus on the game of dice between the cousins, the Pandavas and the Kauravas.
TRINITY, by Madras Players
TRINITY is a seamless weave of 3 short stories on the "Tiruvarur Three", who lived around Thanjavur at the same time in the 18th century.
Muthuswami Dikshitar travels from one holy Kshetra to another with his disciples, composing memorable keerthanais on the temple, deity and legend of the place.
Vidwan Vijay Siva as Muthuswami Dikshitar
Lalitha, the wife of Shyama Sastri waits long hours for her husband to return home from the temple. She ultimately merges with the "naadam" of his Tambura, snging the greate Yadukula Kambhoji Swarajathi of her husband.
Vidushi Gayathri Venkataraghavan as Lalitha
Thyagaraja is preparing for the wedding of his daughter Seethamma, who plies him with a multitude of questions on whether he actually saw Sri Rama, and if so, why he continues to yearn for him in every song.
Vidwan Dr. S.Sunder as Thyagaraja
Date: Saturday, 7 March 2020
Venue: Lester B Pearson Memorial Theatre, Brampton