Dhaka, May 2 (UNB) - Theatre troupe Natya Teertha will stage its debut play ‘Komola Sundori’ on Friday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the city.
The production will be brought to the stage at 7 pm as a part of the five-day theatre festival ‘Shotorojoni Natyomela’ organised by Natya Teertha.
The new group’s stab at the famous play derived from a piece of Mymensingh Geetika titled ‘Komola Sundorir Pala’ by poet Deej Eshan has been adapted for the stage by Abdul Halim Aziz. Tapan Hafiz takes the reins as director.
All performers will wear the same outfit with only slight variations in shade and design, or addition of simple accessories. Besides, they will be performing with the acoustics of bamboo flute, khol and harmonium on stage.
Director Tapan Hafiz said, ‘We have brought out some variations in order to portray different characters and their ranks, such as an embellished shawl has been added to the king’s costume for making a difference.”
Tapan Hafiz, Sadia Islam Santa, Shamsur Rahman Peru, Tomal, Ayon, Selim, Mona, Nipa, Masud, Joy, Mahmud and others will act in the play.
BSA Director General Liaquat Ali Lucky inaugurated the five-day festival on May 1 while State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid was present as chief guest.