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Revels’18—Dramebaaz

Mimes, improv, films, plays, and more—Dramebaaz housed all things theatre under one single roof. With large audiences, great performances, and interesting ideas, the events entertained and delivered the right messages.

Pre-Revels’18: Dramebaaz

Dramebaaz brought theatre and film into the spotlight with Curtain Call and Lights, Camera, Action. Teams competed with trailers of their work for the opportunity to present their plays and movies during the fest.

Muchos En Uno: A Four-Play Event by ADA

Muchos En Uno was a four-play event by ADA that focused on pertinent social issues. ADA tried to get their message across using engaging and humorous plays. The evening’s line-up ranged from satirical sketches on the traditional Indian household to romantic thrillers, while also incorporating a supernatural-themed play with darker undertones to it.

Rashōmon: A Crime and Three Lies

Rashōmon by ADA, in association with Betaal, is a Yakshagana remake of the Japanese classic directed by Akira Kurosawa. The play was beautifully sculpted by ex-MIT student, Abhinav Grover, and was performed as one of several acts under MILAP, Manipal University’s literary and arts festival. Read on to find out more.

Happily Ever Laughter – A Tale Of Two Plays

A set of two plays, put on by Aaina Dramatics, explores the flaws inherent in the archaic societal worldview prevalent in India. Witness an account of Aaina’s endeavours to open the audience’s eyes to blatant hypocrisy, using stellar acting and incredible music to tell its tales.