GUWAHATI, Oct 30 - The 2nd Annual Arun Sarma Memorial Lecture will be delivered by noted theatre director Dr Anuradha Kapur at 6 pm on November 3 at the Vivekananda Kendra, Uzan Bazar here.
Dr Kapur, who is a recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for theatre direction, is a former director of the National School of Drama. In her career spanning five decades as both a pioneering theatre director and an academic, Dr Kapur has been a teacher and mentor to some of the biggest names in theatre, including many from Assam. The topic for this year�s memorial lecture is �What�s new about 21st century theatre?�
The Arun Sarma Memorial Lecture is held annually on the November 3 on the birth anniversary of noted litterateur late Arun Sarma. It is organised by the Arun Sarma Theatre and Remembrance Trust (ASTART), an organisation formed in 2017 to nurture the cause of good theatre and creative works.
The function will also include poetry recitation by Zerifa Wahid and Kopil Bora and a short play Punor Jonom loi Tejimolaai, to be performed in solo by Jolly Laskar. The play, directed by Anupjyoti Choudhury, is based on a story by Monalisa Saikia and produced by New Art Players.