Katha Ek Kans Ki
A clinical & theatrical analysis of the phenomena of dictatorship – What traits does 'Kans' show ? Why does 'Kans' become the way he is ? What happens to all the people who loved him at one point ?
The play is a reinterpretation of a well-known Indian mythological tale in contemporary theatrical idiom. ‘Katha Ek Kans Ki’ has portrayed a dictator, who is no different from modern-day dictators like Hitler, Stalin, Mao Tse-tung, etc. Thus, King Kans’ story is the story of all the dictators who appear on the world stage, from time to time, in different countries. In effect, this play becomes a clinical analysis of the phenomena of dictatorship, shaped into a play to entertain and enlighten contemporary theatre audiences.
What traits does Kans show ? Why does Kans become the way he is ? What happens to all the people who loved him at one point ?
The lighting, music and looks present in the play highlight the strong theme of the play.
Written by – Mr. Daya Prakash Sinha
Design & Directed by – Mr. Rohit Tripathi
Theatre group – Upstage Art Group
Play Genre – Serious, Drama
Duration – 90 mins
Language – Hindi,
Subtitles – NA
Play release date – 15-Nov-2016