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BannadaVesha is setting the stage for, first-of-its-kind multi-lingual Indian drama festival in the Bay Area. The goal of this festival is to share and nurture a passion for the theatre among enthusiasts, to build up the theatre movement by encouraging theatre-based activities, and to provide a platform to present theatre talent in the Bay Area. Chief guests are TS Nagabharana, B. Jayashree and Dr. Mukhyamantri Chandru.

This cultural fiesta spanning three days will feature:
• A variety of plays in several regional India languages such as Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati and Tamil, English and Hindi.
• Showcase different genres including comedy, mythology and social issues.
• Plays are staged by talented drama enthusiasts and troupes from the Bay area including kids, youth and adults.
• Solo Competitions in Mimicry and Mono-acting Workshops conducted by eminent theater personalities from India and well-known local artists addressing the various nuances of theater.

May 30-31, 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Evergreen Valley High School Auditorium, 3300 Quimby Road, San Jose. $12-$35. http://www.bannadavesha.org/schedules/

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