Roars of Sinhabahu
reach the hills
The first show of the English version of Professor Ediriweera Sarachchandra's reputed play ‘Sinhabahu’will go on the boards in Kandy on May 10.
A production by Mayashakthi Theatre Foundation led by dramatist Dharmajith Punarjeewa, two shows at 2. 30 pm and 6 pm will be staged at the St Anthony's College Hall, Katugastota.
The theatrical production is based on the English translation done by Dr. Lakshmi de Silva. Prof. Ashly Halpe will be the chief guest for the shows in Kandy.
Melodies of the English version of Prof. Sarachchandra's groundbreaking play is done by veteran musician Mary Ann David together with Jerome de Silva, Noeline Honter and Nawaratna Gamage.
In order to bring the qualities of the lion through choreography, the Mayashakthi theatre group got the support of Kanchana Wijesuriya of Bandu Wijesooriya Dance Academy.
The other most important area of the drama, costumes, was created by Vajira Piries from University of Moratuwa and props were created by Lional Bentarage from University of Fine Arts.