This may arguably be the best ever Jazz Festival ever held in Mumbai. It certainly will be the most diverse ever in terms of nations and different styles of jazz represented. There will be musicians from Brazil, Cuba,Japan, Australia, France, Canada, Italy, Hungary, India and from the USA.
Thanks to Aadyam season 4, the Aditya Birla Group’s theatre initiative, Mumbai audiences got to see a fantastic, original musical production at NCPA’s JBT this weekend. #SingIndiaSing is India’s own ‘Hamilton’, the Broadway smash hit, but it also manages to go way beyond it, and that is no mean achievement!
Raell Padamsee’s ACE Productions had the premier show of the brilliant play ‘ Aruna’s Story’, last night, at the impressive Royal Opera House. This solo act is a theatrical adaptation of journalist Pinki Virani’s best selling book by the same name. This heart hitting play is based on the true story of the brutal rape case of Aruna Shanbaug, the Indian nurse, who later became the center of attention in a court case on Euthanasia.
By Sunil Sampat American jazz vocalist Loretta Holloway will be flying down to India for a short concert tour in Mumbai and Bengaluru.Holloway follows in the footsteps of legendary jazz singer Eartha Kitt as the First Lady of Song in her state of South Carolina. On her India tour, Loretta will be accompanied by Italian […]
Among the tourist attractions in Mumbai, the Marine Drive is an important destination. It is curved beachfront promenade and a curved road that runs for kilometers, giving a great view of the beach and the shore. Marine Drive, the Queen’s Necklace is a treat for all kinds of travelers. During day, it becomes the place […]
A large fire broke out in South Mumbai’s Scindia House, an office building in the Fort area on Saturday. About five people stranded on the terrace were rescued by firefighters. Five fire engines have been sent to the area, officials said. Read More
By Manju Sampat I saw Shikhandi when they had their first season. It is an absolutely brilliant production and a play that should not be missed under any circumstances. It has everything, drama, dance, good storyline, comedy, fantastic acting and direction, and is in every way a complete entertainer. Thankfully, it returns for another run […]
By Manju Sampat Currently our city is being enthralled by the Royal Russian Ballet’s live staging of the immortal classical ballet, “Swan Lake”. This show has been brought to us courtesy Navrasa Duende, a venture from Energo India, that is involved in the promotion of arts and entertainment. The performance is being staged at NCPA’s […]
By Manju Sampat Raell Padamsee’s Ace Productions have another winner on their hands! Along with with The CREATE Foundation (Children’s Research in Education Arts & Theatre Endowment), which was founded in loving memory of Pearl Padamsee, they have brough to the Mumbai stage, the best loved musical in the world “The Sound of Music”. This […]
By Manju Sampat This January, Raell Padamsee’s Ace Media Productions returns with their mega production, ‘Rediscover The Epic’ in aid of CREATE FOUNDATION, founded in loving memory of Pearl Padamsee. It is currently on at The Royal Opera House. This play is indeed a show of epic proportions as it stars around 150 young actors from mainstream schools as well as several NGOs, […]