Pakistan Theatre Festival 2023, presented by Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi will showcase play Insha Ka Intezaar.
Insha Ka Intezaar – Tragic Comedy
This play starkly portrays Pakistan’s current dire state and its gradual descent into a burdensome wasteland where basic rights have eroded. The characters, Zulekha and Karmu, reflect this hopelessness in their absurd conversations while waiting for someone they’ll never meet. Their relationship provides a semblance of sanity and prevents them from ending their lives. Amid discussions about their existence, they ponder apologizing to their oppressors, despite not understanding why they suffer. The enigmatic Insha looms, hinted at through political allusions.
Director / Writer: Anwer Jafri
Cast: Naina Black, Haris Khan, Mujtaba Zaidi, Asiyah Alam
Established in 1979, Tehrik-i-Niswan (The Women’s Movement) is a registered non-profit organization in Pakistan dedicated to raising awareness about women’s rights and transforming societal attitudes through the performing arts. With a rich history of over 60 diverse and impactful productions, including theater, dance, and multimedia works, Tehrik-i-Niswan has garnered national and international recognition for its commitment to defending human rights and combating exploitation. From pioneering culturally significant performances to organizing festivals, conferences, and workshops, the organization’s multifaceted endeavors continue to shape the cultural landscape and empower the youth to embrace the arts as a force for positive change.
Don’t miss out PTF 2023, featuring a dynamic lineup of 7 international and 27 prominent national theatre groups. For an incredible span of 30 days, immerse yourself in the magic of 45 captivating shows, interactive workshops and talks. Explore a global cultural diversity and variety of genres under one roof. The festival will feature plays in various languages, including Urdu, English, Turkish, German, Sinhala, Persian, Punjabi & Sindhi.
Date: 20 September
Time: Gates Open 7:30 PM – Gates Close 7:45 PM
Venue: Auditorium 1, ACPKHI
Ticket Price: PKR 1000 (for ACPKHI members and students: PKR 500)
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