4 Classics on the Indian Stage

4 Classics on the Indian Stage

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4 Classics on the Indian Stage

ISBN: 9789386473820

Author: Vijay Padaki

Price: Rs. 399

Binding: PB

Language: English

Year: 2019


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About the Book

This is a book of plays containing four Classics. These are English translations of an adaptation of the Sanskrit Classic Mrichhakatika, an adaptation of the Tamil Classic Silappadikaram, an adaptation of Smashana Kurukshetra in Kannada by Kuvempu, an adaptation of Chomana Dudi by Shivarama Karanth brought to the public by the Bangalore Little Theatre.

About the Author

Vijay Padaki is a Theatre Educator who has been part of the Bangalore Little Theatre since its inception in 1960. He has served the company in many capacities–as actor, director, trainer, writer, designer and administrator. A multi-faceted personality, Vijay wears many hats. He is a psychologist and behavioural scientist by training, and the founder-director of The P&P Group, a management resource centre. He was also instrumental in setting up of the first Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad and the IIM Bangalore. Over the years, Vijay has developed several long term programmes to strengthen the institution of theatre education and practice in India. Besides conceiving the highly successful Trainer-Training and the Directors Training programme at the BLT, he is also responsible for the annual summer workshop for newcomers to the theatre. More recently, the Ministry of Culture invited Vijay to initiate a programme of Arts and Heritage Management in India. Vijay has written over 50 original plays. In 1993, Vijay won the award for the best contemporary play script instituted by The Hindu for the play Credit Titles. He can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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