Blank Page

Blank Page

An Interpretation of Contemporary Indian Poetry through Theatre, Music & Movement


Directed by

Sunil Shanbag

Conceived & Designed by

Sunil Shanbag & Sapan Saran

"A solemn statement of faith ..
An infectious sense of fun ..
A disturbingly calm voice ..”

- Shanta Gokhale

Blank Page is a celebration of the spoken word through 55 minutes of theatre, music, and movement. Poems written in English, Hindi, Marathi, and Kashmiri by some of India’s finest contemporary poets are interpreted by a group of multitalented performers. Blank Page explores themes such as conflicted relationships, political resistance, identity, and the intense act of writing itself.

55 minutes/no interval | English, Hindi, Kashmiri, Marathi

Credits

Actors: Divya Jagdale, Hridaynath Jadhav, Maithily Bhupatkar, Natasha Singh, Nisha Dhar, Sapan Saran, Sonal Khale, Sukant Goel, Sunil Shanbag

Music Composition: Rohit Das

Choreography: Maithily Bhupatkar

Poets: Kedarnath Singh, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Mamta Kalia, Sapan Saran, Anamika, Nissim Ezekiel, Sujata Bhatt, Meena Kandasamy, Taslima Nasrin, Adil Jussawala, Imtiaz Dharker, Pratibha Nandkumar, Waman Dada, Namdeo Dhasal, Radhey Nath ‘Masarrat’