ISLAMABAD, Jan 27 (APP):The five-day shows of “Siasat at 8 pm” – latest comedy play by Theatre Wallay is continued to travel in different parts of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad till February 5 to entertain the fun lovers.
The play that started its travelling performance on Sunday at Indus Valley School of Learning,Atta ul Haq Road, Westridge 1, Rawalpindi, will continue its shows on February 2 at National Press Club Islamabad, Feb 3 at NISTE and February 5 at Rung School of Music and Arts, Islamabad.
The show focuses on the way of dealing with current issues by media, prominent politicians and social workers “Siasat @ 8 pm”, with well-known host A.D.
Chaudhry discusses some of the current issues of society with eminent guests. It is the latest production of Theatre Wallay that focuses on the absurdity of the prime time talk shows and the political leaders.
The play consists of two acts. First act focuses on traditional political leaders, while the second act focuses on the set of new or emerging leaders. Both the groups claim that they are worried about the poverty
stricken masses, and want to change it. “Siasat @ 8PM” puts their claims in perspective, and shows what is right or wrong with them.
Theatre Wallay is a non-commercial group of artists with a passion for theatre and literature. Active in Islamabad since 2005, Theatre Wallay has put up many performances of plays hailing from world literature.
One of their original productions, the acclaimed ‘Daagh Daagh Ujala’ (This Stained Dawn), toured the United States in 2015.
The group is also involved in ‘Theatre for Social Change’ projects and works to promote the use of creative expression as a tool for empowerment and critical dialogue. “To this end, we conduct regular
workshops, readings, trainings and other activities in partnership with local and international organizations.
We also conduct theatre education programs and workshops with students of all ages. Since November 2016, our team has been running a not-for-profit cultural space and community centre,” said the organizers.
The stage show aims at bringing quality event for entertainment and discourse to the twin cities.