A Kathak based ballet musical "Meet Me on the Meadow" is coming to the city this Saturday to Tilak Smarak Mandir, Pune. The play is a unique two-plane love story giving the values of compassion and surrender in love. A sensory journey of alternating period scenes of Classical past and the present meadow. Exquisite Indian Classical music and dance meeting multi-media, with the lighting, poetry and backdrop paintings enhancing the artistic experience.
The play is written, directed and produced by architect-artiste Anita Kulkarni. Anita sees art as a powerful aesthetic expression to convey a holistic message. She works with the mission of interpreting the uplifting Classical Indian arts to global audiences. Her productions celebrate art by drawing people into the experience. Visit www.renufoundationforarts.org .
Accomplished Kathak dancers Sharvari Jamenis and Nakul Ghanekar are in lead roles. The show has a talented team in the back-end. Makarand Brahme, a rare blend skills in theater and films, brought the dazzling backdrops into being with Pune-based animation professional Chetan Deshmukh. Music by Satyajit Kelkar, Chinmay Kolhatkar, and Amod Kulkarni. Rich fusions draw generously and elegantly from Indian Classical, blossoming into a plethora of vocal and instrumental melodies. Dramatic lighting enhancing the acts, with the capable event management by Kushal Khot of Wide Wings Media. The original English show is also adapted in Hindi and Marathi and will be touring Pan-India and Worldwide in the coming months/years.
Where: Tilak Smarak Mandir, Pune.
When: August 25
Time: 8 PM
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