Saturday August 26, 2017
Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse
100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004
Language/ Cultural Consultant
between $30 and $54
Modern India, a world of cyberspace and ancient gods.
In the swirling buzz of a railway station, a young girl is abandoned and brings the place to a standstill with a beautiful song. Among the throng is a poor chai-wallah (tea-seller) and in that sweet moment his life is turned upside-down. Our Guru (Jacob Rajan) is a bucktoothed chameleon, channelling seventeen different characters and dispensing questionable spiritual wisdom as he plays out a serpentine tale of impossible love and modern-day magic.
Marvellous. You feel amazed and dizzied by this solo turn of Jacob’s. His theatricality and skill are unlike anything that we see, really. – Eamon
An Indian Ink Theatre Company production.
The show runs 80 mins without an interval and has just one character: