JAMMU: Amateur Theatre Group (ATG) today showcased another scintillating play “Ek Tuti Hui Kursi” written by Ismail Choonara, translated in Hindi by Uma Jhunjhunwala under the direction of young director, Sandeep Verma at Abhinav Theatre, Jammu. Sandeep Verma tailored it in such a modern-day manner that made the audience spell bound right through the whole play. It was a theatrical delight for the audience present in the auditorium who meticulously enjoyed the performance and applauded at the ironic proportion of the play. The play portrayed the drama hidden in the old relationship of 3 friends when they meet together some day. The actors’ who performed in the play were cherished by one and all.
The play begins with the union of 3 friends at a secluded and unknown place. As the play moves on, it unfolds the drama that was hidden in their relationship. One of the friends is in procession of a broken chair, 2nd has a leg of the chair and the 3rd friend has an alarm clock. A bucket is also portrayed in the play with a hole and a torn out shoe. The play symbolizes all the belongings and events occur with life.
The actors who acted in the play included Sandeep Verma as Ravi, Vivek Sangotra as Aziz and Sakshi Bhat as Sumitra. The set was designed by Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee and ATG Director Mushtaq Kak. Music was scored by Ankit Sharma. Lights were executed Mushtaq Kak. Mohit Puri assisted in direction. Amateur Theatre Group is staging series of thought provoking plays with an aim to boost the talent of Jammu in the field of performing arts and also to promote theatre as a key cultural element in the State as well as to bring together and spark a dialogue among theatre lovers from various parts of the State and country.