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Saudha - The Rebel and The Waste Land at Harrogate Theatre
Harrogate Theatre, 6 Oxford St, Harrogate HG1 1QF
Wednesday 19 October 2022 at 19:45
Saudha Society of Poetry and Indian music, a leading platform for the promotion of Indian classical and global music and literature is bringing this critically acclaimed and haunting theatrical performance of the two epitomic masterpieces of the 20th century.
This unique theatrical production brings together The Waste Land, by T S Eliot of modern English literature and Bidrohi, by Kazi Nazrul Islam of Bengali literature, as part of the centenary celebration of these two ground-breaking poems through celestial music, spoken-word performance and acting, that, as a whole, explores both earthly and spiritual journey of Eliot and Nazrul in seeking peace after the first world war.
Directed by poet T M Ahmed Kaysher, this live music, acting and spoken-word performance features leading elocutionists, musicians and actors that include John Farndon, Erik Schelander, Shree Ganguli, Manash Chowdhury, Kaniz Fatema Chowdhury, Pablo Khaled (on backstage management) and others.
Saudha’s work has been critically acclaimed by prominent musicologists, musicians and art-critics, specially its ground-breaking production Frida Kahlo through Indian classical music at Royal Albert Hall, Sound of Soul at the SouthBank Centre, Raag Chayanaut through Bach’s Goldberg Variation at the House of Commons as well as the theatre production called Waste Land and The Rebel as part of the centenary celebration of T.S.Eliot’s the Waste land and Kazi Nazrul Islam’s The Rebel.
Venue: From Oct 19, 2022 to Oct 19, 2022 in Harrogate theatre, 6 Oxford St, Harrogate HG1 1QF