Objective: We encourage local Drama clubs interested in cross cultural issues to create plays on themes related to Indian American cultural experience. And offer them a platform to present their work to a receptive audience of visitors to the festival.

For Participation and additional information please contact  

Program Lead: Rajiv Saddy <rsaddy@gmail.com> Cell: 704-968-9081

 Saturday, October 12th, 2019

12:30 - 5:00 pm

Booth Playhouse Theater


Time Drama Description Presented By
12:30 - 2:20 PM Draupadi  Queen of Queens The play explores the paradoxes embodied by Draupadi, a protagonist from the ancient epic Mahabharat. It touches upon the surprisingly modern take on themes of motherhood, monogamy, love, war and abandonment. destiny.  Deb Ghosh Drama Club of Charlotte
2:30 - 3:15 PM Damini The play is a reflection on the objectification of women across cultures. With deft use of metaphors, it depicts the patriarchal norms to which women are expected to conform. Nandita Ghose
3:30 - 5:00 PM Shartiyan The protagonists in this play indulge their desires trying out a range of passions – music, wine, solitude and divinity. These themes are woven into an open-ended game which invites the viewer’s imagination to create possible outcomes. Nandita Ghose