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    “Dhawala Bheeshana” in Town

    April 26, 2014

    The veteran dramatist Dharmasiri Bandaranayake’s award winning stage drama “Dhawala Bheeshana” will be staged again in Colombo on 7th May at Lionel Wendt Theatre. Dhawala Beeshana is the Sinhalese translation of the play “Men without Shadows” by French playwright Jean Paul Sartre. This play was first produced in the year 1988 by acclaimed Sri Lankan theatre director Dharmasiri Bandaranayake. The original script was translated to Sinhala by Cyril C Perera and music composed by maestro Premasiri Kemadasa .

    The play was reproduced in 2012 and was selected as the Sri Lankan representation for the 15th “Bharat Ranga Mahotsav” which is an international theatre festival organized annually by the National School of Drama in association with the Indian Government. Dhawala Bheeshana had selected to perform in the main festival in New Delhi as well as in the parallel festival in Jaipur, Rajasthan and very well received by the Indian audience.

    “Dhawala Bheeshana” will be staged at Lionel Wendt theatre on 7th May at 6.30 pm. The cast comprise with the veterans W Jayasiri, Niel Alles along with Jehan Srikanth, Oshadi Gunasekera, Ishara Pramuditha, Susanga Kahandawala, Jagath Chandralal, Arunod Wijesinghe, Warnatunga Senana yake, Sunimal Pera, Samitha Amarasinghe and Kosala Lakshitha.  The play is organized by Comite’ de Soutient of the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka  to collect funds for a kidney transplant surgery of one of it's employees..


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