Hamlet Marathi Play – 11 January at Lokmanya Rang Mandir, Belagavi at 6 PM
The artists of MB Theatre in Kolhapur will stage world-famous classic play Hamlet in Marathi at the Lokmanya Rang Mandir on January 11 at 6 PM.
MB theater has been performing Hamlet to mark the birth and death anniversary of English poet William Shakespeare.
Mandar Bhanage, the director has beautifully described all the characters on the stage. Lighting effects add a different aura to the entire play.
This play the director’s interpretation of what he regards as not only Shakespeare’s greatest play but also the greatest play ever written in the history of the world.
Mandar has taken care of everything to make look like the medieval era everything was carefully handpicked to make the play look as real and relatable to the sensibilities of the present day audience.
Mandar who has his roots to Belagavi hails from a middle-class business family in Kolhapur and the passion for acting runs in his family and his grandfather, uncle, and aunt were theatre artists.
Studying in Panchgani he was always fascinated by Shakespeare and his plays such as Hamlet, Othello, and King Lear and he always dreamt of performing the Hamlet on stage.
The play has been scripted with authentic Marathi dialogues that remain true to the essence of the original. Neehar Dabade, who’s from A.R. Rahman’s music conservatory, has lent his magic in the form of original Marathi musical compositions.