Last updated: 23 October 2016
The famous bottle dance from our musical comedy play FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (in hindi), 2007, Sri Ram Centre & Siri Fort Audtorium View video (over 18,000 views) For more songs, scroll down for links.
"A leading theatre group of the capital known for its quality productions." - HINDU
"The company has turned to performing material that is colourful, easy to understand, risque sometimes, but never vulgar." - TIMEOUT, DELHI
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Dramatech is a renowned amateur theatre group of Delhi, formed in 1984 by a few alumni of IIT Delhi. It then expanded to attract talent from other institutions, in particular Delhi University and the IIMs. The group now has about 120 members, mostly working professionals, housewives and students.
Six of its plays- Witness for the prosecution (in Hindi) (dir: Ravi Raj Sagar), Panchi aise aate hain (dir: Satyajeet Sharma), Raktbeej (dir: Pradeep Shrivastava), Ek jaam auntiyon ke naam (dir: Ravi Raj Sagar), Sab thaat paraa reh jayega (dir: Ranjit Kapoor) and Merchant of Venice (dir: Renu S Chopra) - have been selected by Sahitya Kala Parishad, Delhi for its Best Plays of the Year festival.
PHOTOS OF: BAEL SE MUTHBHED BICHCHOO TEN LITTLE NIGGERS GOD OF CARNAGE DO YOU REALLY LOVE ME? THE BIRTHDAY PARTY UDDHWASTA DHARMSHALA PANCHI AISE AATE HAIN BHOOT RUN FOR YOUR WIFE HELLO DOLLY (IN HINDI) EK JAAM AUNTIYON KE NAAM FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (IN HINDI)
Downlad free, legal audio play SHERLOCK HOLMES STORIES in Hindi; excellent recording (over 32,000 downloads)
Our guiding principles:
* Dramatech provides wholesome theatre experience to audiences of Delhi & NCR
* Dramatech produces entertaining classic plays in Hindi and English, encouraging own translations
* Dramatech is a group of many Directors: our 38 productions have been directed by 19 different persons.
* Dramatech is a non-profit amateur group and does not pay actors or directors
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Songs by Tarannum Choir at a concert at IIC, Delhi in March 2016. Conducted by Ravi Raj Sagar
'Awaz do hum ek hain' patriotic song at Defence Colony Club, New Delhi June 2015.
COVERAGE OF RAVI RAJ SAGAR AND HIS WORKSHOPS IN HINDUSTAN TIMES, APRIL 2016 BELOW:
Translated & Directed by-
24TH DEC 2013, 7 PM: IIC, DELHI VIEW CONCERT VIDEO
15TH DEC 2013, 11 am: IIC, DELHI.
ALLAH TERO NAAM, ISHWAR TERO NAAM. Concert of choicest semi-classical devotional songs, including bhajans from films. VIEW CONCERT VIDEO
SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME: A concert of Soul, Jazz & Broadway. By Sanjeeta jam-packed shows June to Dec 13 at Alliance Francaise and Sri Ram Centre, Delhi.
HAIN SABSE MADHUR YE GEET: A concert of Indian Music by Sanjeeta Bhattacharya. Tue 16th July 2013, 7 pm; India Habitat Centre, Delhi. And a special show for IAS community CSOI on 3rd Aug.
For list of songs click here
Feb- March 2013:
Naushil Mehta's DO YOU REALLY LOVE ME? Directed by Rahul Sachdeva
Directed by RAVI RAJ SAGAR
Acclaimed as a classy musical comedy play.
"Ultimate dose of weekend entertainment. Excellent acting, superb singing." -Deccan Herald Full review
"The capital under the spell of The Weekend Cocktail. Heady mix of excellent acting with superb music." - Millennium Post Full review
"Three classics come alive on stage with strains of music." -Mail Today Full article
"We found ourselves sitting in the aisles of the packed Alliance Française auditorium – even though we’d bought tickets beforehand. The show was The Weekend Cocktail, by Dramatech, one of Delhi’s busiest theatre groups... there was a real sense of giving the audience their 300 rupees worth." - TimeOut Full article
(Based on 'You Can't Take It With You' a play by George S Kauffman and Moss Hart)
Adaptation, Design & Direction: Ranjit Kapoor (guest director)
All seven shows at KAMANI AUDITORIUM & SRI RAM CENTRE houseful - thoroughly enjoyed by the audience
HAZARAON KHWAISHEIN AISI
An evening of 3 one-act plays in Hindi.
(May, July, August 2011):
Based on the theme of Temptation.
Dramatised & Directed by Sunil Chaudhary
Premchand's DO BEHNEN
Dramatised by Tarun Dangwal
Directed by Saurav Padhi
W W Jacob's THE MONKEY'S PAW (in Hindi)
Adapted by Vivek Shrivastava
Directed by Tuhin
ALL 8 SHOWS in May, June and July 2011 at Alliance Francaise and Sri Ram Centre, Delhi ran to Full Houses.
ALL 19 SHOWS IN APRIL, JULY, AUG, DEC 2010 AND JAN 11 AT LTG AUDITORIUM, SRI RAM CENTRE, DELHI AND EPICENTRE, GURGAON RAN TO PACKED HOUSES.
"RFYW keeps its date with laughter.." -HINDU 5th Aug Full Review
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Article Bring on the Funnies from HT City dt 17-4-10 having quotes from Dramatech directors Ravi Raj Sagar and Renu S Chopra
"A Dolly Good Show. Unalloyed entertainment. Remarkable for its visual and aural delights. Songs rendered beautifully by the cast. Comic situations evoke laughter lound and strong. Sets and costumes imaginatively designed. Choreography stylish and elegant." - HINDU Friday Review 11th December 2009
'Natak ka sangeet paksh shaandar hai. " -OUTLOOK Hindi 22 February 2010
Listen to hindi songs (rehearsal tracks)
Joseph Stein's musical
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (IN HINDI)
Translated, Lyrics, Directed by
RAVI RAJ SAGAR
“ Dance, emotion, comedy and drama- the play had all that’s needed to keep the audience engrossed. Hindi adaptation of all songs extremely good.” – Navbharat Times •
“ Powerful performance. The life and colour of the presentation were the 10 Hindi songs set to original tunes rendered beautifully. A new and different play.”
– Romesh Chander, Hindu
An interesting comment/review of the play published in an American Jewish daily: http://www.forward.com/articles/12740/
Still from play EK JAAM AUNTIYON KE NAAM (hindi of Arsenic and Old Lace), Sri Ram Centre, 2008. Selected among Sahitya Kala Parishad's Best Plays of the Year.
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