After infinite days with out drama, Hyderabad-based KissaGo theatre discovered a method to satiate its love for theatre by holding dramatised digital play readings. The manufacturing home started this train in July, with Borys The Rottweiler, a ticketed digital play.
Now the crew gears as much as stage a digital Hindi play Yaun Rog on July 18. Director Jay Jha mentions that they had tailored it from the English play V.D by Pete Malicki which that they had staged three years in the past. The story in Yaun Rog , the Hindi model in a Banarasi dialect, follows the lifetime of a single girl who had by no means been on a date. Jay says, “We hardly have women-oriented monologues; even performs with ladies protagonists present them being tortured, uncared for or in ache. Additionally ladies can not focus on their intercourse lives or preferences as it’s nonetheless thought-about a taboo. The monologue offers with it however in a real and light-hearted comical manner.”
Actor Shailja Chaturvedi says, “Chitralekha (her character within the monologue) will get a blind date invitation on Valentine’s Day and she or he turns into suspicious of all her colleagues. She wonders if her ex-boyfriend is attempting to homicide her as a result of she might need mentioned one thing dangerous.” Chitralekha goes on the date and a shock awaits her ultimately.
Preparation in pandemic
Rooms in Shailaja’s condominium are being barely modified with lighting in order that it syncs with the temper. The crew can also be utilizing a transferring digital camera to shoot. Jay explains, “We plan to make use of a transferring digital camera in order that the frames don’t look static; when the actor strikes, the digital camera angle additionally shifts, giving it a pure impact.”
Jay, who doesn’t keep removed from Shailja’s condominium has been visiting her home with two crew members. With masks and security precautions in place, the crew rehearses throughout weekends.
The group additionally hopes to interact the viewers just about. “For the reason that lockdown, everybody has been spending numerous time on display, both working, watching a collection or on social media. Except one thing very attention-grabbing catches their eye, the viewers focus is proscribed on a digital platform. A number of components have been launched within the play to interact the viewers and maintain their consideration,” says Shailja
(Yaun Rog shall be staged on July 18 at 9 pm. For extra particulars, go to KissaGo’s Fb web page)