Chekhov’s Comedy in Hindi & Urdu in Toronto
The Proposal – An Immersive Sangeet Ceremony Experience**
Get ready for an unforgettable evening filled with laughter, entertainment, and cultural celebration! “The Proposal” brings together two exciting segments at The Attic Studio & Theatre in Toronto on September 16-17.
**Segment 1: Toronto Desi Open Mic**
Step into the vibrant world of Desi talent as handpicked artists from around the Toronto Area showcase their exceptional skills at the Toronto Desi Open Mic. From soulful songs to mesmerizing music, captivating dance performances to side-splitting standup comedy and heart-touching poetry, witness the diversity and creativity of the Desi community. The open mic will be hosted by the hilarious cast of “The Proposal,” infusing the event with the joy and energy of an Indian wedding.
**Segment 2: “The Proposal” – A Comedy Play by Anton Chekhov**
Follow the uproarious tale of Mr. Barkhurdar, a well-meaning yet bumbling bachelor, as he musters the courage to confess his love for Madam Mhotarima, the beautiful daughter of his neighbor, Mr. Janaab. Set in a romantic ambiance with fine champagne and beautiful lighting, the evening takes an unexpected turn when the trio engages in a sidesplitting battle over unromantic subjects like ancestral land and dogs. Be prepared for a laughter-filled immersive experience where the audience becomes a part of the play alongside the actors.
Rangai Theatre Company, known for pioneering sensory immersive theatre, brings Anton Chekhov’s classic play to life with their unique 360-degree approach. Indulge in nostalgia from the ’90s, make new friends in the Desi community, and relish scrumptious snacks and drinks as you immerse yourself in this humorous rollercoaster of emotions.
Join us for a joyous celebration of culture, talent, and love at “The Proposal – An Immersive Sangeet Ceremony Experience.” Two shows are scheduled at 8 pm on Sep 16 and 2 pm on September 17, ensuring you have the perfect weekend filled with entertainment and laughter. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of an unforgettable event that promises double the fun and cherished memories. Get your tickets now and be ready to laugh, cheer, and celebrate life with us!
A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Supporters
We are incredibly grateful for the unwavering support and guidance we have received from some truly remarkable individuals and organizations. Our journey with Rangaai Theatre Company has been enriched by the contributions of many, and we want to take a moment to extend our heartfelt appreciation.
Himanshi Sitlani – A Friend and Mentor
A special thank you goes to Himanshi Sitlani, Managing Director of Native Earths Performing Arts, and a dear friend and fellow theatre-walla from Mumbai. Himanshi, your guidance, and support have been instrumental in shaping our creative path. Your kindness and expertise have not only propelled us forward but have also instilled in us a deeper understanding of the art of theater. We are honored to have you as a guiding light on this journey.
Native Earth Performing Arts (NEPA) – A Beacon of Generosity
We extend our gratitude to Native Earth Performing Arts (NEPA) and its incredible staff. Your generosity in providing us with rehearsal space and facilitating the borrowing of technical equipment has been invaluable to our productions. Your commitment to nurturing emerging talents like ours is truly inspiring, and we are humbled by the resources you have extended to us.
Aluna Theatre – A Home for Our Creativity
We would like to thank Aluna Theatre for being a steadfast supporter of our endeavors. Your provision of audition space, technical equipment, and continued support throughout the creation and development process have been pivotal in our artistic growth. Your belief in our vision has been a driving force behind our successes.
Our gratitude also extends to Max Ackerman and Dandelion Theatre. Your support, guidance, and friendship, have contributed towards the success of our show, and we are truly appreciative of your involvement.
As we continue on our theatrical journey, we carry with us the encouragement and support of these remarkable individuals and organizations. Your belief in our craft fuels our passion and propels us toward even greater heights. Thank you for being an integral part of the Rangaai Theatre Company story.
With heartfelt thanks,
Rangaai Theatre Company