150 years of Gujarati theatre

DUBAI — The Gujarati community in Dubai are gearing up to celebrate 150 years of Gujarati Rang Bhoomi theatre with a gala celebration to be held on February 18.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Wed 16 Feb 2005, 9:06 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 7:31 PM

Organised by Rangmanch Theatre events and initiated by Indian social worker Bharatbhai Shah, the event aims to trace the journey of Gujarati theatre through the 150 years.

"Meetaha Uujagara (Waking for My Darling) has been produced by Bhavna Sheth and Nila Mistry and will highlight the famous combination of traditional Bhavai theatre and melodies to create a sequential movement on stage even in the absence of a story.

The drama is being sponsored by Petrochem. It will be staged at the Shaikh Rashid Auditorium at the Indian High School. Entrance is free for all.

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