December 12, 2021
New Brunswick Performing Arts Center
After a long hiatus due to the pandemic, ECTA will be back on stage with a new production – “Agnes”, a Bengali Play directed by Sudipta Bhawmik.
The play (in Bengali) will be premiere at the 15th South Asian Theater Festival on 11th (and 12th) December at the newly built New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, New Brunswick, NJ.
Date of Play : 12th December 2021
Time : 6:30 AM UTC (+5:30)
Tickets are $35 per day (+ service charges). Limited discounted tickets are available. So please book your tickets Online at https://secure.nbpac.org/events/
Note: The play will feature English SuperTitles.
Synopsis of “Agnes”:
During the first quarter of the twentieth century, several freedom fighters of India worked from their bases abroad. These revolutionaries were helped by few local men and women who believed in their cause. Agnes Smedley was one such radical woman who risked everything to help India achieve its freedom from the British rule. During this period, she came in close contact with several leaders of the freedom movement including Lala Lajpat Rai, M. N. Roy, Shailendra Nath Ghosh, Virendra Nath Chattopadhyay and many others. But was her contribution ever recognized or appreciated? Come and watch the play.
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