Mysuru: Rangayaana a city based theatre troupe is all set to stage a play “Abhisheka” written by poet Bhasa. The play will be staged at Kiru Ranga Mandira on the premises of Kalamandira at 6.30 pm.
Rangayaana is active in conducting theatre education and experiments. Earlier the troupe had worked for the cause of tribals at villages in the fringes of Nagarahole forest and tribal hamlets.
Following the pandemic Rangayaana had organised a month-long theatre workshop. Nearly 20 participants from different parts of the state took part in the exercise.
The valedictory is organised at Kiru Ranga Mandira, during the occassion of which the play will be staged. It is directed by Saliyan Umesh Narayana.
Rangayaana head Vikas Chandra said that “We are regularly organising the workshops and stage shows. While this year we were unable to organise any programmes due to Covid-19 pandemic. After unlock series we had organised one month residential workshop at Mahalingeshwara temple, K Hemmanhalli. Theatre enthusiasts from different parts of the state participated, who are enacting the play, he added.
The play originally written in Sanskrit, is translated into Kannada by Panyam Sundara Shastry. Lighting is by Vikas Chandra and music by Prashanth B Madarasana Koppa.
Former minister C H Vijayashankar, Rangayana director Addanda Cariyappa, Kannada and culture department assistant director H Chennappa and temple trustee Ganesh will be present.
Theatre person Huligappa Kattimani will preside, said Vikas Chandra.