Re­vis­ing Shake­speare

India Today - - LEISURE -

Fol­low­ing his 2012 adap­ta­tion of Shake­speare’s Twelfth Night, en­ti­tled Piya Behrupiya, Atul Ku­mar is back with Kh­waab Sa, his ver­sion of A

Mid­sum­mer Night’s Dream. The eclec­tic and ex­per­i­men­tal stag­ing mixes mod­ern dance, live mu­sic, more tra­di­tional the­atri­cal forms and a poly­glot tongue, in­clud­ing a Hindi ver­sion of gib­ber­ish. “I love break­ing rules and turn­ing things on their heads,” says Ku­mar. (In Mumbai through Feb 5.)

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