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‘Barnam Vana’ staged at Bharat Bhavan

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‘Barnam Vana’ staged at Bharat Bhavan

Friday, 24 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

n Another Shakespeare's tragedy, Barnam Vana, was loved by the theatre lovers of the city. The play was staged at Antarang Hall, Bharat Bhavan, here on Thursday marking the conclusion of Dinman Samaroh.

Barnam Vana is the adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. The play was translated in Hindi by Raghuvir Sahay and was first directed by BV Karanth. On Thursday, the play was presented by the artists of Roopvani Sanstha and was directed by Vyomesh Shukla.

Macbeth is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. It is thought to have been first performed in 1606.

It dramatises the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake.

A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia. Forced to commit more and more murders to protect himself from enmity and suspicion, he soon becomes a tyrannical ruler. The bloodbath and consequent civil war swiftly take Macbeth and Lady Macbeth into the realms of madness and death.

The play was beautifully performed leaving the aufience enthralled. The light design and the costumes, stage backdrop added zest in the play. The play was much enjoyed by the theatre lovers of the city.

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