‘Charandas’ comes to Negombo
Prarakrama Niriella's award winning stage production 'Charandas' will be staged at the Rukmani Devi Memorial Theatre - Negombo on February 10 at 3.30 pm and 7.00 p.m.
This is the first show in Negombo after the winning streak at the National Drama Awards Festival 2006 in both the Sinhala and Tamil Drama categories.
"Charandas", an adaptation of the Indian version 'Charandas Chor' by Habib Tanvir, a veteran drama director and the leader of the Naya Theatre Group of Chhattisgarh. Habib's 'Charandas Chor' has won the highest award at the Edinburgh International Drama Festival in 1983.
The Sri Lankan version of 'Charandas Chor' too bagged nine awards including Best Play and Best Direction at the 2006 National Drama Festival.
H. A. Perera handles the music direction while Ravindra Mapitigama contributes as choreographer and Assistant Director. Dilip Rohana chips in as the Manager and Chaminda Prasad and Palitha Abeylal handle makeup. Jude Srimal is the organizer of the show.