Baruch Performing Arts Center presents Siachen

Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Ave

Baruch Performing Arts Center presents a work-in-process presentation of Siachen from April 30-May 2, 2020 at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $11-$26 and can be pu... more

Baruch Performing Arts Center presents a work-in-process presentation of Siachen from April 30-May 2, 2020 at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $11-$26 and can be purchased online at https://ci.ovationtix.com/1091/production/1014637.   Stranded at a post between India and Pakistan, three Indian soldiers wait for a chopper extraction to rescue them that shows no sign of arriving. This play by 27-year-old Aditya Rawal from Mumbai (winner New York Innovative Theatre Award for The Queen) is set on the highest battleground on Earth. The Siachen Glacier, located in a disputed territory of Kashmir, has been the subject of a 35-year military conflict. While setting out to write an anti-war play criticizing the governments for their inability to broker a truce, after spending two weeks at the base camp, Rawal found the truth more complicated.   This play-in-development, directed by Gwynn MacDonald ("Intelligent, absorbing... a quiet but forceful call for art to alert itself to the impact of politics." - The New York Times) explores the mistrust that lies at the root of human conflict.  The cast of Siac... more

Baruch Performing Arts Center presents a work-in-process presentation of Siachen from April 30-May 2, 2020 at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $11-$26 and can be purchased online at https://ci.ovationtix.com/1091/production/1014637.
 
Stranded at a post between India and Pakistan, three Indian soldiers wait for a chopper extraction to rescue them that shows no sign of arriving. This play by 27-year-old Aditya Rawal from Mumbai (winner New York Innovative Theatre Award for The Queen) is set on the highest battleground on Earth. The Siachen Glacier, located in a disputed territory of Kashmir, has been the subject of a 35-year military conflict. While setting out to write an anti-war play criticizing the governments for their inability to broker a truce, after spending two weeks at the base camp, Rawal found the truth more complicated.
 
This play-in-development, directed by Gwynn MacDonald ("Intelligent, absorbing... a quiet but forceful call for art to alert itself to the impact of politics." - The New York Times) explores the mistrust that lies at the root of human conflict.  The cast of Siachen includes Vandit Bhatt, Gopal Divan, Bhavesh Patel, and Levin Valayil. Sound design is by Chetan Davdra. 

About the Artists 
Aditya Rawal (playwright) is a writer and actor from Mumbai, India. After completing the Initiation Course in Devised Theatre and Performance at the London International School of Performing Arts in 2014, he went on to graduate from the Dramatic Writing MFA Program at Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. His play, The Queen, was performed in New York City in 2016 and received the Best Original Script prize at the New York Innovative Theatre Awards. It will premier in Mumbai in early 2020. Aditya co-wrote the screenplay of the Hindi feature film, Panipat, directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, whose film, Lagaan, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2002. Multiple short films written by Aditya have been screened at festivals around the world. Also an accomplished actor, Aditya played the lead role in the Hindi feature film titled Bamfaad, which is slated for release early next year.


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Baruch Performing Arts Center presents Siachen

Baruch Performing Arts Center presents Siachen
04/30/2020 07:30 PM
Thu, April 30
7:30PM
$
55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010
Baruch Performing Arts Center presents Siachen
05/01/2020 07:30 PM
Fri, May 01
7:30PM
$
55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010
Baruch Performing Arts Center presents Siachen
05/02/2020 07:30 PM
Sat, May 02
7:30PM
$
55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010

Baruch Performing Arts Center

55 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10010
Box Office: (646) 312-5073

Schedule

April 30, Thursday 7:30PM
May 1, Friday 7:30PM
May 2, Saturday 7:30PM
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