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FirstAct: Watch MD Pallavi's Salt, a play about ramifications of poverty in a pandemic
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FirstAct: Watch MD Pallavi's Salt, a play about ramifications of poverty in a pandemic

In MD Pallavi's 'Salt', a woman and her daughters walk the hard line between hunger and dignity.

The Friday List: From Netflix's Ratched to folklore around supernatural cats, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From Netflix's Ratched to folklore around supernatural cats, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

FirstAct: In 'Salt', a woman and her daughters walk the hard line between hunger and dignity
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FirstAct: In 'Salt', a woman and her daughters walk the hard line between hunger and dignity

'Salt' revolves around a family of three women — a mother and two daughters — who are coping with the pandemic and its resulting shortcomings by telling each other stories and faking the food on their plate.

FirstAct: Watch Chanakya Vyas' Leftovers, a play about a residents' meeting amid a pandemic
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FirstAct: Watch Chanakya Vyas' Leftovers, a play about a residents' meeting amid a pandemic

Chanakya Vyas' Leftovers examines a pandemic's semantics, its effects on everyday lives

FirstAct: Chanakya Vyas' Leftovers examines a pandemic's semantics, its effects on everyday lives
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FirstAct: Chanakya Vyas' Leftovers examines a pandemic's semantics, its effects on everyday lives

Leftovers, the upcoming FirstAct presentation in association with Chanakya Vyas, deals with the themes of privilege, fear, and othering — all of which are in focus during the ongoing pandemic.

FirstAct: Watch OGLAM's Abey Yaar!, a story of five friends reuniting over a video-call that takes an unusual turn
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FirstAct: Watch OGLAM's Abey Yaar!, a story of five friends reuniting over a video-call that takes an unusual turn

OGLAM's Abey Yaar! explores human behaviour driven by social anxiety, issues of gender, caste and class over a seemingly innocent Zoom reunion of friends.

The Friday List: From Atlas Obscura's pickling class to Thespo's clown workshop, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From Atlas Obscura's pickling class to Thespo's clown workshop, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

FirstAct: OGLAM's Abey Yaar! vets relationships in a digital age through the lenses of privilege and prejudice
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FirstAct: OGLAM's Abey Yaar! vets relationships in a digital age through the lenses of privilege and prejudice

In OGLAM's Abey Yaar!, a seemingly casual, fun reunion of five friends over a Zoom call sheds light on human behaviour driven by social anxiety, issues of gender, caste, class, and everything in between.

FirstAct: Watch Theatre Jil Jil Ramamani's Haiku in a Bun, a tale of 3 siblings, separated by continents and time-zones
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FirstAct: Watch Theatre Jil Jil Ramamani's Haiku in a Bun, a tale of 3 siblings, separated by continents and time-zones

Theatre Jil Jil Ramamani's Haiku in a Bun explores relationships and grieving in the time of a pandemic.

FirstAct: Theatre Jil Jil Ramamani's Haiku in a Bun explores relationships and grieving in the time of a pandemic
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FirstAct: Theatre Jil Jil Ramamani's Haiku in a Bun explores relationships and grieving in the time of a pandemic

Haiku in a Bun is a tale of three siblings, separated by continents and time-zones, who log on to a video-conferencing app to steady each other through a recent bereavement.

FirstAct: Watch Drama Queen's play For Tomorrow
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FirstAct: Watch Drama Queen's play For Tomorrow

Drama Queen's For Tomorrow explores narratives of desire, distance, surveillance in the post-pandemic world

FirstAct: Drama Queen's For Tomorrow explores narratives of desire, distance, surveillance in post-pandemic world
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FirstAct: Drama Queen's For Tomorrow explores narratives of desire, distance, surveillance in post-pandemic world

From our FirstAct performance series: For Tomorrow is a devised performance created by documentary theatre maker Anuja Ghosalkar on Zoom in collaboration with two filmmakers and two actors working across four cities, two continents traversing time zones, geographies and technologies, create brief vignettes of the future.

FirstAct: Improv Comedy Bangalore on taking spontaneous theatre online
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FirstAct: Improv Comedy Bangalore on taking spontaneous theatre online

Beginning this week, we're presenting #FirstAct — collaborations with theatre and improv artists from all over India, who'll perform short pieces or readings over a Zoom video-conferencing call. #FirstAct's first act is an improv show with Improv Comedy Bangalore. It will be broadcast LIVE on our Facebook page at 8. 30 pm IST on 22 May 2020. Meet the members —