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Raj Rao to read his plays today

DNPUN37603 | 4/1/2011 | Author : Pallavi Kharade | WC :149 | Art & Culture



Playwright R Raj Rao will read out his acclaimed plays, The Wisest Fool on Earth and Vanprastha Ashram, at an event organised by Open Space in the city on Friday.
Rao said, "I will be doing a dramatic reading of the plays, which means it won't be just flat reading, but there will be a bit of action and movements as well."
The writer of critically acclaimed novels such as Boyfriend and Hostel Room 131, Rao presently teaches at the department of English, University of Pune. Rao had written The Wisest Fool on Earth in the UK in 1990. It was earlier performed by Rajit Kapur of Rage Theatre Productions at Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai and in Pune.
Rao's second monologue, Vanprastha Ashram, was written in Canada in 2
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