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Here, you can find general information about what is going on at the Alliance Française of Madras.

Maya and Lakshmi

A maid and a maidan’s conversation can turn tables Theatre Nisha was formed in the year 2000 in order to tackle scripts and subjects that reflect a sense of social responsibility and adheres to the sensitivity of society. The group is also involved in working with schools, colleges, special schools and corporates to infuse the dynamism of theatre in their ... Read More »

Mr. Politician

Two women. Different motives. One politician. A moment in history. Theatre Nisha was formed in the year 2000 in order to tackle scripts and subjects that reflect a sense of social responsibility and adheres to the sensitivity of society. The group is also involved in working with schools, colleges, special schools and corporates to infuse the dynamism of theatre in ... Read More »

Death of Drona

The play is non-verbal piece which depicts the anguish of Drona, the Kaurava General, on hearing that his only son, Ashwatthama, has been killed in battle by Bheema. Theatre Nisha was formed in the year 2000 in order to tackle scripts and subjects that reflect a sense of social responsibility and adheres to the sensitivity of society. The group is ... Read More »

The Inner Fire

There is a story behind every cup of tea “The Inner Fire” is an original play by Dushyanth Gunashekar, from  Crea-Shakthi, which won last year’s edition of Short + Sweet. Created three years ago, this Chennai based group now counts some 5o members who adhere to one mantra: “No Drama, Just theatre.” Crea-Shakti reaches out to colleges and schools to ... Read More »

ID

A common man. A government official. A public space. A casual act of forgetting. An ordinary errand. A tiny bit of paper and a bit of drama.   Read More »

Waiting for Him

Oh God! Quid pro quo is from their own account a young and vibrant Theatre group on the streets of Chennai, aiming to provide quality theatre with a local flavour to it. Comprised of boys and girls with more or less experience, the group started in May 2012 and has produced some 5 shows so far. They performed two of ... Read More »

Blabber Mouth

Love. Lies. Lust. Deceit. Betrayal. Murder. Often… A word can be enough… Otherwise you could be labelled a blabbermouth! Vinod Anad, the director of “Blabber Mouth”, had entered the play last year but, unfortunately, he was forced to cancel only two days before tech rehearsal. When the festival’s organizers saw how passionate he was about this play, they invited him ... Read More »

How to Drink a Coffee

A guide on deciphering the intricacies coffee moments and relationships. Aswin Rao is a standup comedian with evam and has performed many times at the Alliance Française of Madras. But it is his first time as an actor here. He finds S+S format very interesting because we can see all kinds of performing arts getting together on the stage. John ... Read More »

Heavenly Baddie

No sin will go unpunished. Unless… Chennai Drama House is a Tamil theatre group created in 2008 by several friends who have been sharing a common passion for theatre since they first met at school. The group has already taken part in the Short + Sweet festival last year and their play made it to the finals. Chennai Drama House ... Read More »