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‘Horu Samaga Heluwen’ back on stage

Horu Samaga Heluwen’, Prasanna Vithanage's Sinhala language adaptation of two Dario Fo plays, will be staged on May 19 at 3.30 and 7.00 p.m. at the Elephinstone Theatre, Maradana.

A scene from the play

The Play made its debut in February at the same venue. It is slated to embark on an island-wide tour of Sri Lanka following the Colombo performances.

The play, comprising two one-act plays by Italian Nobel Laureate Fo, features an impressive lineup of players from the Sinhala theatre, including Jayalath Manoratne, Dayadeva Edirisinghe, Saumya Liyanage, Jayani Senanayaka, Gayani Gisanthika, Prasnnajith Abeysooriya, Prasad Sooriyarachchi, Wasantha Weerakkody (Who also doubles as Costume Designer) and Hashinika Kaarliyadde. Tharupathi Munasinghe is responsible for original music for the play.

Chandana Nishantha Peiris is the show's Stage Manager, assisted by Asoka Zoysa. Buddadasa Galappatti, a veteran in the field, will do make-up while Jude Srimal is the show's Chief Organizer. Prasad Perera is Vithanage's Assistant Director and Rohan Samaradivakara is Producer for Horu Samaga Heluwen.

Scene in 'Sinhabahu'

Also 'Sinhabahu' stage play of Prof. Ediriwira Sarachchandra will be staged on May 18 at 8.30 a.m. and 11.30 a.m. at Hindu Cultural theatre, Kandy.

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