“The Redemption” a play (in English) written and directed by Sudipta Bhawmik (IIT Kharagpur, B.Tech 1980, RK) will premiere at the 9th annual New York International Fringe Festival to be held in New York City from August 12 to 28th, 2005. Sudipta, a well known playwright, actor and director of the US east coast Bengali stage, was an active member of TDS (Technology Dramatic Society) and has kept his love and passion for theatre alive all these years. Sudipta, a well known stage actor, has also acted in Mira Nair’s upcoming film “The Namesake”.
The New York International Fringe festival is the largest multi-arts festival in USA and will feature more than 1200 performances of 180 shows during the two weeks. The festival will include plays and shows from all over the world.
The play, “The Redemption”, is about a middle-aged immigrant from India who hides a secret past marred with violence, betrayal, death, guilt, and a failed attempt at a Communist revolution inspired by Mao Tse-Dong. Can his Harvard junior son help him deal with himself and achieve redemption?
For more information on the play visit http:// www.ethnomediallc.com/TheRedemption .
The play will be staged at Dixon Place, 258 Bowery, New York, NY 10012. The schedule is given below.
Sudipta would like to invite all IITians of the area (NY/NJ/CT) to come and watch his show and give him all the tempo he needs to make the show a grand success. The show schedule is given below.
Fri 12 @ 07:00p Sat 13 @ 09:30p Sat 20 @ 12:00p Sun 21 @ 10:30p Wed 24 @ 09:00p Fri 26 @ 05:00p Sat 27 @ 04:15p
For tickets call 212 279-4488 or visit fringenyc.org