Feroz Abbas Khan directs Shakespeare-inspired play

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) After a grand Broadway-style musical ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, noted theatre director Feroz Abbas Khan will return to stage with a musical inspired by William Shakespeare’s classic, ‘Romeo and Juliet’.

Titled ‘Raunaq & Jassi’, the Hindi musical with live singing is written by Iqbal Raj. It premieres at Mumbai’s Mukesh Patel Auditorium on November 28.”How long does it take to fall in love? What are the sacrifices demanded of lovers? The play attempts to answer these eternal questions bathed in passion, music, colours and a celebration of love as a spectacular gift to humanity,” Khan said in a statement. It has been produced by BookMyShow and is also scheduled to travel to New Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.”

The appetite for quality theatre in India has grown manifold over time, with plays like ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ and even regional productions like ‘A Perfect Murder’ enthralling audiences and helping build a larger community for the medium,” Albert Almeida, COO, Live Entertainment, BookMyShow said.The musical is one of their specials for the year, he added.Tickets to the play are available online on BookMyShow.


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