‘Bea Chus Sheahid’ to be staged on Jan 6

Srinagar: Theatre for Kashmir’s acclaimed play ‘Bea Chus Sheahid’ (I am the witness) will make its much awaited maiden presentation in Srinagar next week.

The theatre play also marks the beginning of theatre activities in Kashmir for 2014. The Theatre for Kashmir (TFK) along with other cultural and literary organization is planning to organize different theatre and literary activities throughout the year.

The play will be shown all over the world live to global audience through internet. The play written by acclaimed Kashmiri theatre playwright and director Arshad Mushtaq is scheduled for its maiden theatrical presentation at SP College Auditorium on January 6 (Monday).

A veteran actor Yousuf Shahnaz plays the central character in the play and is supported by debutant actor Malik Qaiser Mushtaq in a significant role. Other artists include Riyaz Mir, Ubaid Wani, Mian Mushtaq, Shahid Gulfam, Shahida Alvi, MU Hassan and others. The music is by Raja Bilal and song by Shahi Mumtaz. The play also has ensemble of traditional Bhand musicians.

“Bea Chus Sheahid” comes from the same group that has been active over the years with series of plays that include Su Yee (an adaptation of Waiting for Godot), Aalaw (adaptation of an Irish play Riders to the Sea), Wattepaed (Footprints) etc which were staged at different national and international theatre festivals over the years. 

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