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Wednesday, March 5, 2014


(Pranesh Maharaj)

Following its success a few weeks ago, Bhagwan Gave Me This Life (God gave me this life) will have a return season due to popular demand at the Catalina Theatre this coming weekend. (March 7 to 9)

Featuring a stand-out performance by Pranesh Maharaj, the play is mainly in Hindi and was written and directed by Vivian Moodley who has an illustrious resume in the performing arts on every known medium. “This is probably SA’s first Hindi cultural production,” says Moodley. “Yet it is designed to be accessible to all. The story is specific to the time and area; and if you are from that generation then it will bring back memories, make you laugh and shed a tear. If not, then it will give you a sense of history and cultural heritage.”

Bhagwan Gave Me This Life is produced by Polart Productions in conjunction with Radio Hindvani.

It runs at Catalina Theatre with a bumper eight shows over the weekend of March 7 to 9 with performances at 20h00 every evening with two shows on March 7 at 15h00 and 20h00. Performances on Saturday and Sunday take place at 14h00, 17h00 and 20h00. Booking is at Computicket. This is a family-friendly production, suitable for all ages.