DesdemonaRupakam

Desdemona Roopakam | Show 1

Venue Old GMC Complex
Discipline Theatre
Curated by Quasar Thakore Padamsee
Artists Abhishek Majumdar , Irawati Karnik , MD Pallavi , Veena Appiah , Bindhumalini Narayanaswamy , William Shakespeare’s , Tishani Doshi’s Girls are coming out of the woods , Bindhu Malini , Nikhil Nagaraj , Niranjan Gokhale , Prajwal S , Goutham Upadhya

Date 22 Dec
Time 04:00 pm - 05:25 pm

‘Desdemona Roopakam’ is a play that looks at the narratives of missing women in epics and is sung entirely like a Chamber Opera using Carnatic, Hindustani and Folk music. 
Desdemona Rupakam contests the absence of female voices which could otherwise have provided a deeper insight into the life of Desdemona, thereby challenging the erasure of any resistance from Desdemona as she is killed by Othello. The play co-written by MD Pallavi, Bindhu Malini, Veena Appiah, Abhishek Majumdar and Irawati Karnik also comprises the original text of Shakespeare’s Othello and poetry by Tishani Doshi.  
Direction and Scenography: Abhishek Majumdar  
Devised and written by: Irawati Karnik, Abhishek Majumdar, MD Pallavi, Veena Appiah, Bindhumalini Narayanaswamy  
Original Texts : William Shakespeare’s  Othello; Tishani Doshi’s Girls are coming out of the woods  
Translated by: MD Pallavi, Bindhu Malini and Aparna Chandar  
Performed by: Pallavi MD, Bindhu Malini, Nikhil Nagaraj  
Sound Design: Nikhil Nagaraj  
Light Design: Niranjan Gokhale  
Producer: Veena Appiah  
Dramaturgy: Irawati Karnik  
Surtitles: Prajwal S  
Production assistant: Goutham Upadhya 
Time: 4.00PM-5.25PM
Venue: 'The Theatre', Old GMC Complex
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