Theatre

Acts of resistance

Print edition : March 06, 2015

A scene from Samuel Beckett's masterpiece "Happy Days", which was brought alive on stage by the Japanese troupe Arica. Photo: Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed

"Avudai", based on events from the life of Avudai Akkal, an 18th century woman saint from Tirunelveli in Southern Tamil Nadu, staged by the theatre group Ardha Mitra. Photo: K.K.NAJEEB

The theme of "Resistance" was perhaps best exemplified by the Palestinian theatre group The Freedom Theatre in "The Island". Photo: K.K. Najeeb

From the inaugural play, "Lucena/Obedience Training". The Lebanese group Zoukak, which staged it, was the critical as well as popular favourite at ITFOK 2015. Photo: By Special Arrangement

International Theatre Festival of Kerala 2015 provided a well-rounded experience of the various forms of theatre.
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