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Shekhar to direct his first stage musical

DNMUM396508 | 9/13/2017 | Author : Subhash K Jha | WC :261




Shekhar Kapur, at age 71, continues to conquer new peaks. The filmmaker will soon be directing his first stage musical, which is about conquering the highest peak of the Alps in Switzerland.
Shedding light on it, he says, “Yes, isn’t it something else? To be able to do what I want to do? Though I’ve produced a stage musical, Bombay Dreams in London, it was not directed by me. Now, I’m directing a stage musical for the first time. It is a play called The Matterhorn authored by Michael Kunze.”
The curiously quaint and epic play has the mountain peak addressing the hero the Britisher Edward Whymper. Chuckles Shekhar, “Yes, can you believe it! The Matterhorn reverses the traditional relationship between man and nat
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