THE WATER PRINCESS

About the play

 

The Water Princess is a fairy tale for young minds. It tells the tale of an angry princess, who wishes to leave the Earth, upset with all the waste and misuse of water. But what will Earth do without water? So start an adventure of three clowns who try to find ways to please her. Whether they succeed or fail is what the tale is about.

 

The play was produced for Bonjour India Festival 2017 and has toured Chennai, Pondicherry, Bangalore, and Trivandrum for the same. The play was also invited to Delhi and Hyderabad for the TIFLI International Festival for Young Audiences. It was also staged in Chennai for Goethe Institut's DAMned Art Festival 2018.

 

Credits

 

Script: V Balakrishnan

Music: Srivaralaxmi Maya & Vishwa Bharath

Cast: Meera Sitaraman, Shakthi Ramani, Aparna Kumar, and Roshini Sridhar

In the news

1. https://www.bonjour-india.in/theatre-nishas-water-princess-offers-a-message-about-water-conservation/

 

2. http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/theatre/the-play-the-water-princess-talks-about-water-conservation/article21210884.ece

 

3. http://cms.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/2017/nov/26/water-princess-to-bring-awareness-on-water-conservation-1711822.html

 

4. http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/art-and-culture/the-water-princess-play-v-balakrishnan-theatre-nisha-international-festival-of-theatre-for-young-audiences-tifli-4966446/

 

5. https://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/theatre/091217/a-powerful-play-on-water-in-hyderabad-theatre.html 

 

6. http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/music/bonjour-india-2017-18/article21249512.ece

 

7. http://www.indulgexpress.com/entertainment/theater/2017/nov/24/theatre-nishas-water-princess-offers-a-message-about-water-conservation-4908.html

 

8. https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/showcasing-french-plays-for-young-audiences-at-tifli-international-tya-festival/1202791 

9. http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/keep-the-water-flowing/article21042892.ece

10. https://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/theatre/the-play-the-water-princess-talks-about-water-conservation/article21210884.ece

11. http://chennai.citizenmatters.in/three-novel-ways-in-which-chennai-is-changing-the-discourse-on-water-3959

12. https://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/theatre/the-three-day-international-theatre-festival-for-children-and-young-people-tifli-in-hyderabad/article21288224.ece​

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