Electronic City

 

Performed by Actors.

2007

theatre

Direction & Design
Amitesh Grover
Chorus
Ashwini
Cast
Amit Saxena, Padma Damodaran
Chorus
Mallika Taneja, Christine, Roy
Show Manager
Varun Sharma
Based on
Electronic City by Falk Richter
Produced by
Max Mueller Bhavan/Goethe Institute New Delhi

The play unfolds against the backdrop of mega metros, with two protagonists- Tom and Joy. They are symbolic of the rich, ambitious and the successful nouveau riche, who are constantly flying and attending meetings. They are firmly convinced about the righteousness of their movements, the world itself around them moving with dizzying speed.

The play depicts the chaotic alienation and estrangement amidst a hyper-connected world of laptops and email accounts, iPods and privilege cards, porno booths, roving cameras, VIP lounges and connecting flights. It envisions a futuristic, successful elitist culture, amidst the histrionics of contemporary urban living.