The opening show of drama ‘Srabon Tragedy’ based on the tragic assassination of Bangabandhu will be held on Monday in the Bangladesh Shilapakala Academy (BSA) in the city.
The inaugural ceremony of the stage show will be held at the main hall of National Drama Centre of BSA at 6:30 pm while the opening show is scheduled to be staged at 7:30 pm.
The drama was patronised by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and different government and non-government organisations to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation.
Assistant Professor Ashiq Rahman Leeon of Department of Theatre and Performance Studies of Dhaka University is in direction of the play while associate professor of Jahangirnagar University’s Drama and Dramatics Department Anan Zaman wrote it.
Prominent personality Ramendu Majumdar, Ataur Rahman, Member of Parliament Momtaj Begum, among others, will attend in the opening ceremony while founding member of Mahakal and Information and Research Secretary Advocate Afzal Hossain will preside over the session.
On the other hand, the second performance of the play is scheduled to be staged on August 14 (Tuesday) at the same Venue and time. Alongside, a discussion will be held on the day marking the national mourning day while cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor will be present as the chief guest.
A total of 40 artists will perform in the drama in the different role.
Mahakal will bring its 40th theatre production on stage in the month of mourning as a mournful narration of the tragic death of the Father of the Nation and the history to the new generation.
Mahakal troupe members said it took almost 10 months to review the manuscript through study while the troupe has continued their rehearsal for one and half months.