It is said that every story that can possibly be told has been told in the Mahabharat. We will stage the greatest epic ever written by imagining it with fanciful costumes, sets and props, presenting it with live music and dance, and setting it in an undefined era that could be modern, ancient or timeless. This will be the largest production in Naatak’s 23 years. There will be as many as 50 people on stage, weaving theater, dance and music into an intricate presentation.
MAHABHARAT is part of Naatak’s 2018 Season.
25 males (all ages: 18 – 80)
Janmejay, Bhishma, Dron, Yayati, Dushyant, Yudhishthir, Bhim, Arjun, Nakul, Sahadev, Duryodhan, Dushasahn, Karna, Keechak, and so on
11 females (all ages: 18 – 80)
Draupadi, Satyavati, Ganga, Gandhari, and so on.
Some key roles will be played by female actors: Krishna, Vaishampayan, Shakuni, Vidur, Indra, and so on.
What are we looking for?
Stage presence and fluency in Hindi. If you also happen to be a classically trained dancer or vocalist, mention that in your RSVP because a few roles require both. However, this is not a dance audition: its primary goal is to select actors who are not required to sing or dance. If you are a dancer who does not wish to act, please come to our dance audition on June 16..
Starting mid-June, Saturday and Sunday mornings, and Wednesday evenings, to the end of August, with a few short breaks in between.