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.
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Program Lead: Rajiv Saddy <email@example.com> Cell: 704-968-9081
|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|