JHALAPALA

a theatre group for children

Play

About the play

Abol-Tabol

Directed by : Santanil Ganguly

Type : Proscenium

Duration : 45min

A colourful musical collage of eighteen rhymes of Sukumar Ray.

Dushtu Bagh

Directed by : Santanil Ganguly

Type : Proscenium/Intimate

Duration : 45min

An adaptation of a story by  UpendraKishore Ray Chowdhury . This play tells us about the mindless destruction we are inflicting on nature.

Banku Babu

Directed by : Santanil Ganguly

Type : Proscenium

Duration : 45min

This play is based on a science-fiction penned by Satyajit Ray. The play is about a shy diffident man and his discovery of self-reliance and confidence.

Dong

Directed by : Angshuman Das

Type : Open air

Duration : 30min

This play is taken from Dr.SEUS’s ‘Snitches On beaches’ And this play is full of song and fun. Dongs got very much trouble, being trapped by their greed.

Harpun

Directed by : Santanil Ganguly

Type : Proscenium

Duration : 1hr

Based on a story by Narayan Gangopadhay. This play explores the strange relation between the writer & reader.

 

Ha-Ja-Ba-Ra-La

Directed by : Santanil Ganguly

Type : Proscenium

Duration : 1hr

Sukumar Roy’s famous nonsense piece by the same title is the source of this play. In the midst of rapid absurd events unfolding throughout the play, the fantasy and satire overlaps in this play creating a most hilarious narrative.

Joyoddhojwer Joyorath (The Mystery of the lost bicycle)

Directed by : Santanil Ganguly

Type : Proscenium

Duration : 1hr

Based on a story by Narayan Gangapadhyay, in this play the young boy Joy loses his bicycle all of a sudden. Joy and his best friend Tyapa set out on a frantic search for the missing bicycle. Eventually they do get it back, but through a series of funny and mysterious circumstances.

Tuntunite Tuntunalo (The clever tailor-bird)

Directed by : Santanil Ganguly

Type : Proscenium

Duration : 1hr

This is a play based on a story by Upendrakishor Raychoudhury. This dazzling play is about how an arrogant pompous king gets completely outwitted by a tiny clever tailor-bird.

Abyartho Lookhyobhed (Hitting the Bull’s Eye)

Directed by : Santanil Ganguly

Type : Proscenium

Duration : 1hr

This play, based on a story by Narayan Gangapadhyay, is about a mischievous kid who wanders around the backwoods with his air-gun and plays his pranks. Through his misadventures the adults too get tempted to revisit their own childhoods.