HYDERABAD CHILDREN’S THEATRE FESTIVAL-2010
HCTF 2010 was inaugurated by Late Mr. Bashiruddin Babukhan, Former Minister for Education, Former Dramatist, Educationist and Padmashree Dr. Ananda Shankar Jayant, Dancer, Choreographer on 22 November 2010 at Hotel Taj Banjara.
WORKING TITLE (MUMBAI)
November 23, 2010
Day I Met the Prince
Adapted by Nayantara Roy & Directed by Jaimini Pathak
Based on the famous book ‘The Little Prince’, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, this play was scripted by the Singaporean playwright Kuo Pao Kun. This adaptation addresses important issues like identity, creativity and the need for understanding and empathy of different cultures and ways of life in a gentle, witty and insightful manner.
November 24, 2010
Written and Directed by Ramu Ramanathan
The play is based on the daily diary that Mahadevbhai maintained, in which he jotted down the innumerable letters to and by Gandhiji, as well as conversations and banter, lectures and discourses.
November 25, 2010
Once upon a… TIGER!
Written & Directed by Jaimini Pathak
What does ONCE UPON A…TIGER! mean?! Will fairy tales in the near future begin, “ONCE UPON A TIGER…!” Will the tiger too be heard of only in stories, never to be seen again? The tiger is dying, and what does that mean to us? How does it affect us? The play takes you to the jungle in search of the missing tiger, with lots of music, and dance.