CHILDREN'S PLAYS

~We've got no rules, no summer school
I'm free to shop till I drop
It's an education vacation
And the party never has to stop~

The sooper dooper summer fun theatre jam for children is back as the holidays hit the city!

The Canvas Laugh Club is turning into a happy house for Goldilocks And The Three Bears on Saturday, 6 May and Sunday, 7 May at 2:00pm, then into a funny town for Pied Piper - The Rat Catcher of Hemlin! on Sunday, 14 May and Saturday, 20 May at 2:00pm and finally, into the magical cave of Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves on Sunday, 21 May at 2:00pm.

Meanwhile Prithvi Theatre is turning into an amusement park for theatre! You can enjoy a new story ride almost every day...
  • Of jackals, rabbits and crocodiles...
    Panchatantra
    Tuesday, 9 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
    Wednesday, 10 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
  • The kingdom of colours, a friendly lion and the evil queen of pollution smoky!
    Tunni Ki Kahaani
    Thursday, 11 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
    Friday, 12 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
  • The puppet has come alive, but is he a worthy boy?
    Pinocchio
    Saturday, 13 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
    Sunday, 14 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
  • Rahul's favorite Superhero is here to play Ludo with him, but with all good comes some evil...
    Tenalirama ka Ludo
    Wednesday, 17 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
  • Aadarsh and his sister Nidhi are on a terrific journey... in the world of his dreams!
    Sur V/s Asur
    Thursday, 11 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
    Friday, 12 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
  • What happens when the happy days of Baloo and Bagheera come back to test Mowgli?
    Jungle Book 2 - The Beasts Attack
    Saturday, 20 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
    Sunday, 21 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
  • Will an outsider turn the happy world of a home upside down?
    Happy Birthday|
    Tuesday, 23 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
    Wednesday, 24 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
  • Krish's life turns topsy turvy when a foreign student comes to stay, but there's so much to learn and so much fun!
    The Exchange Student
    Thursday, 11 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pmFriday, 12 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
  • The impossible friendship of a cub with a fawn and all the hell that breaks loose!
    Jhumru and Jhumri.in
    Saturday, 27 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
    Sunday, 28 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
  • The Tap, Fan, Bulb and Dustbin have come alive, and they are going to revolt!
    Dhara Ki Kahaani
    Tuesday, 30 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm
    Wednesday, 31 May - 12:00pm and 4:00pm


~There's 104 days of summer vacation
And school comes along just to end it
So the annual problem for our generation
Is finding a good way to spend it~


Now, Phineas and Ferb may be off building a roller coaster, but for our own tiny troublemakers in Mumbai, there's so much more fun lined up, including SUMMERTIME @ Prithvi and NCPA’s Summer Fiesta. 


Beauty and the Beast returns to town for its last run. Catch the most spectacular musical between 6th to 15th May at the NSCI in Worli. 

Live the movie experience live with Jungle Book 2 playing at NCPA, Experimental Theatre on  6th May and relive it again at Prithvi on 14th, 19th and 20th May.

The classics continue kicking at the Canvas Laugh Club with Bade Bhaisahab on 1st May. Followed by the story of a wooden puppet, Pinocchio and The Blue Fairy on 14th May. Check on the Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves on 15th May. On 21st May join Goldilocks and the Three bears in their adventure. And there is no better way to end your vacation by visiting the Toyland fair and experiencing the Adventures of Noddy on 28th May.

Prithvi plays Happy Birthday, story of a 7 year old girl Sara on 10th and 11th May. On 12th and 13th May Ekjute Theatre Group presents Nadira Babbar’s Jhumru and Jhumri.in and Hirkani Burj… Shivaji Maharaj’s tribute to Motherhood at Prithvi. The plays explore the stories of friendship and heroism in a unique manner. 

NCPA’s Summer Fiesta lets you experience the magnificent musicals starting with Mahatma on 1st May at the Jamshed Bhabha Theatre followed by A Magical Tale of Cinderella on 7th May. It brings to you a world of fairy tales, hidden treasures and classics. It begins with the fantastical play of Alice in Wonderland on 8th May at the Dance Theatre Godrej. On 14th May experience An Enchanted Tale of Jack and the Beanstalk at the Godrej Theatre and revisit your favourite Enid Blyton’s Famous Five book at the Experimental Theatre: Five on a Treasure Island. On 15th May get lost in the magical forest in A Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Sailing through the plays join Sindbad The Sailor on 22nd May at the Experimental Theatre. A Special Bond Part 3, directed by Akarsh Khurana juxtaposes the life of Ruskin Bond with his work. Bond with the amazing play at the Experimental Theatre on 27th May.
Amidst the enchanting world of classics and fairy tales, don’t miss Makarand Deshpande’s and Tejas Malap’s Imli, Papita and Tarbuz at NCPA Experimental Theatre on 20th May.

Definitely not to be missed are the Gillo Repertory productions. Their long running and delightful Kyun Kyun Ladki returns to Prithvi alongside their latest entertainer - A Silly Story of Bondapalli. 

You can catch Breadcrumbs and James Aur ek Giant Peach at both ends of the city. Breadcrumbs plays at Prithvi on 27 May and at Godrej Dance Theatre, NCPA on 21st May. On 8th May James Aur Ek Giant Peach runs at the Experimental Theatre, NCPA and you can re visit it on 15th May at Prithvi.

So endow your child's holidays with the joys of theatre this may, because - 



As you can see, there's a whole lot of stuff to do

Before school starts this fall
So stick with us 'cause Phineas and Ferb
Are gonna do it all