"Trojan Women"

Director – Dharamasiri Bandaranayake, Sri Lanka


24th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"Swings of Love "

Director – M.Safeer, Sri Lanka/ Italy - English


25th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"The Diary of a Madman"

Director – Joy Maisnam, India - Bilingual with English sub-titles


25th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"Amok"

Director – Elmaze Nura, Kosovo - Albanian with English Subtitles


26th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"Mimdo’s Call"

Director – Fatma Keçeli, Turkey - Non verbal (Mime)


26th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"Du gingst fort (You went away)"

Director – Ed. Hauswirth, Austria - German with English sub-titles


27th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"Leaving Ziller Valley"

Director – Reinhard Göber ,Austria - English


27th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"Mandrágora Circus"

Director – Juan Cruz Bracamonte, Argentina - Non Verbal


28th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"Etheror Irika_Ethereal Epoch"

Director – Mrinal Jyoti Goswami, India - English and Assamese


28th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"Chairs"

Director – Nimasha Fernando, Sri Lanka - English


30th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"Nilak Balamuda"

Director – Lakmini Lakshika, Sri Lanka - Sinhala


30th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"Birds who forgot how to fly"

Director – Anne-Kathrin Klatt, German/Sri Lanka –Tamil


30th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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"Paata (Colors)"

Director – Nilanka Namal Udumulla, Sri Lanka - Sinhala / English


30th May - 7.00pm - Lionel Wendt Theatre Colombo

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Trojan Women

Date: 24th May
Director: Dharamasiri Bandaranayake
Country: Sri Lanka

I have chosen this play “the Trojan women” as my contribution to the efforts to end the civil war raging in our land and bring lasting peace in our society.

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Swings of Love

Date: 25th May
Director: M.Safeer
Country: Sri Lanka/ Italy - English

Out of 15 of the last 28 years I have been trying to go on a different path. Sometimes it was very harsh, some times with a lot of obstacles while other times it was pleasant.

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The Diary of a Madman

Date: 25th May
Director: Joy Maisnam
Country: India - Bilingual with English sub-titles

The play works as an anti-traditional concept, with a first person narrative. In a way it can be seen as a discourse between the “Madman” and the person who is reading his diary.

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Amok

Date: 06th April
Director: Harshika Rathnayake
Country: Sri lanka

Love, passion, life... betrayal, deception, death...It’s a complex journey of the character through the Malaysian syndrome named " AMOK "- which is a psychic disturbance characterized by depression followed by a manic urge to murder.

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Mimdo’s Call

Date: 26th May
Director: Fatma Keçeli
Country: Turkey - Non verbal (Mime)

It is clear that every living organism needs to be seen, to be heard, to be looked after and to be cared for no matter its gender, age, race and species.

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Du gingst fort (You went away)

Date: 27th May
Director: Ed. Hauswirth, Austria
Country: German with English sub-titles

The cooperation between the Rabtaldirndln Collective and me is quite a dialogue. A game of questioning and answering. For the period of each work, we are in this type of symbiosis.

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Leaving Ziller Valley

Date: 27th May
Director: Einhard Göber
Country: Austria - English

This performance has been developed by DIVA Arts Collective for DIVA Monodrama Festival over the course of several years, has been translated into 3 languages and Julia Rosa Stöckl is performing it at various festivals worldwide including Austria, Argentina, Armenia, Chile, Estonia, Germany, India, Israel, Spain, Uruguay and the USA.

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Mandrágora Circus

Date: 28th May
Director: Juan Cruz Bracamonte
Country: Argentina - Non Verbal

This non verbal performance where two clowns tell a story of love and comedy aimed to audience of all the ages is a demonstration in how all the human beings are equal in terms of feeling. The wordless story can be enjoyed and understood for everyone regardless the age, nationality or culture.

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Etheror Irika Ethereal Epoch

Date: 28th May
Director: Mrinal Jyoti Goswami
Country: India - English and Assamese

Life and the unreal are inseparable. If you begin with life, you find that the unreal often engulfs us. Keeping this idea in mind, a couple of years ago, I unknowingly started writing some non-linear fictional write-up ‘Jibanar Bhagnagsha’ (Slice of Life).

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Chairs

Date: 30th May
Director: Nimasha Fernando
Country: Sri lanka

Once upon a time there lived a group of 9 storytellers. They lived in a beautiful land encircled by a ring of mountains. The storytellers told stories all the time about everything and now this time they’re ready to tell you four popular and magical stories in which one story is still a mystery.

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Nilak Balamuda

Date: 30th May
Director: Lakmini Lakshika
Country: Sri lanka

The scripts of the “Nilak balamuda” drama written by two writters. In this script they are implying to discuss about social issues around women and that matter stimulated me to direct the drama. Both young ladies are questioning socially authorised facts like cultura, ethics and values.

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Birds who forgot how to fly

Date: 30th May
Director: Anne-Kathrin Klatt
Country: German/Sri Lanka –Tamil

“I want to tell you a story. A story about birds, which is also a story about forgetting. Once upon a time, the sky was full of birds. They were called the rulers of the skies. Born free, they knew no boundaries, until one day a tragic accident took place.”

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Paata (Colors)

Date: 30th May
Director: Nilanka Namal Udumulla
Country: Sri Lanka

If all the colours vanished, how would the world be like…..? colours beautify the world. Children are those who give colours to the world. The world with children is very beautiful. It is a big responsibility to the beautify the world by protecting the beauty of children.

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