10th Annual Inter-State Brajanath Sharma Memorial Drama is all set to start from September 10. It will be held at Rabindra Bhawan in Guwahati. It is being hosted in memory of Brajanath Sharma, one of the pioneers of mobile theatre.
Seven Day Fest
The seven-day affair will showcase a host of plays to the theatre lovers. Noted music director/composer/singer/actor Bibhuranjan Choudhury, will inaugurate the ceremony. The souvenir will be released by famous lyricist/singer Loknath Goswami.
The best thing about this fest is every play will be followed by an interaction between the playwright/director and the audience.
Mahajagya – First Play to be Showcased
After the inaugural ceremony, the first play that will be showcased is Mahajagya, presented by Saanko from Gauhati University. The play has been written by Dr Sitanath Lahkar and directed by Debashis Saikia.
The backdrop is that of the then prevailing situation before demolition of the Babri Masjid in the country. The play talks about the fragile communal fabric of society. It showcases how the ruling class, irrespective of religious orientations, exploits peoples’ sentiments for their benefits by disturbing peace and unity in society.