Chitra - Shaw Festival Theatre

Chitra
Chitra
Be careful what you wish for: the gods are listening.
Royal George Theatre
June 11 - October 8
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LUNCHTIME ONE-ACT

A warrior princess and a warrior hero in love. It sounds simple enough, but things are more complicated in Rabindranath Tagore’s one-act play based on a story from the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata. Chitra, a warrior princess raised as a boy, begs the gods for perfect beauty so she can win the affections of Arjuna. An enchanting poem of false appearance and true love.

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By Rabindranath Tagore
Directed and choreographed by Kimberley Rampersad
Set and costumes designed by Anahita Dehbonehie
Lighting designed by Chris Malkowski
Original music and sound designed by Ryan deSouza and Darryn deSouza
Age recommendation
11+
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