The Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha on Thursday announced that it will put on its theatrical spectacle Naya Zamana – Zindagi Express on Saturday, February 8 at the National Cultural Centre.
The Sabha said the production is a frank and penetrating play (in every sense), but it is staged with feeling and pizzazz.
“Every act is expressive, in the message portrayed, be it about heartbreak, the struggle for independence, the pressures of bullying or the dilemma of staying in a relationship,” the Sabha stated.
The show’s spectacular backdrops and sets are is done by the Sabha’s designer Trishala Simantini Persaud. The script and direction is by Dr Vindhya Persaud.
The Sabha said the theatrical production appeals to every age with its grandeur, glitz and vibrance.
“Cutting edge choreography is portrayed through various dance styles; modern, lyrical and interpretive, classical, traditional and creative,” the Sabha stated.
Over 60 persons form the cast of the show, consisting of young and talented performers including Farzaana Khan (Misha), Darsh Mody (Veer), Anusha Doodnauth (Avni), Amisha Sarjoo (Anaya), Deepta Banik (Arnav) and the very young and captivating Sarah Dhanraj as Piya.
The Sabha described the show as “witty, pertinent, artistic, magically creative and strongly presented.”
According to the Sabha, the production was staged in New York to almost sold out audiences.
“It’s a noteworthy production for study in schools that are offering theater arts/ drama / English; we encourage schools to call and reserve tickets,” the Sabha stated.
The show begins at 8:00pm.
Tickets are widely available at the National Cultural Centre, Dharmic Kendra, Prashad Nagar, Red Mango, Robb Street, E-Networks Camp Street and Giftland Mall, M &M Snackette, EBD, Unique Innovations, Giftland Mall and The Murti Shop, West Coast Demerara.
To reserve tickets, call 227-6181 or 219-1900.