"Dhawala Bheeshana" Back On Stage

September 30, 2017

Dharmasiri Bandaranayake’s legendary play ‘Dhawala Bheeshana’ based on French playwright Jean Paul Satre’s French playwright “Men Without Shadows” will be staged at 3.30pm and 6.45pm on 1 October 2017 at Namel Malani Punchi Theatre.

The cast comprise with the veterans W Jayasiri, Niel Alles along with Jehan Srikanth, Oshadi Gunasekera, Ishara Pramuditha, Susanga Kahandawala, Jagath Chandralal, Arunod Wijesinghe, Warnatunga Senana yake, Sunimal Pera, Samitha Amarasinghe and Kosala Lakshitha.

The play was first produced in the year 1988 by acclaimed Sri Lankan theatre director Dharmasiri Bandaranayake. The original script was translated to Sinhala by Cyril C Perera and music composed by maestro Premasiri Kemadasa . The play was reproduced in 2012 and was selected as the Sri Lankan representation for the 15th “Bharat Ranga Mahotsav” which is an international theatre festival organized annually by the National School of Drama in association with the Indian Government. Dhawala Bheeshana had selected to perform in the main festival in New Delhi as well as in the parallel festival in Jaipur, Rajasthan and very well received by the Indian audience.

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