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NAPA Performing Arts Festival 2012
Detailed Theatre Information
1st March : Hoon Muntazir Mein
An original experimental multimedia storytelling performance, Hoon Muntazir Mein is a magical
fairy tale performance based on some very real and current youth issues. Issues of identity,
heartbreak and parental relationships are discussed in the format of the Alif Laila fairy tales.
The show is written and performed by students of the graduating class of the theatre arts
department at NAPA.
Directed by Zain Ahmed
Cast : Waqar Naeem, Humairuddin, Ishtiaq Rasool and Raheel Ahmed
2nd/3rd March : Art
A comedy about the art of friendship. The assumptions we have about each other and the roles
we play in our relationships. Exploring the baggage in the relationship of three friends and the
desire and ability to reinvent one self, the play is a delightful look into the serious business of
Directed by Samina Nazir
Written by Yasmina Reza
Cast : Adnan Jaffar, Fawad Khan and Mansoor Ahmed Khan
4/5th March : Kafka
A poignant play exploring the tortured personal life of the German writer Franz Kafka. A multi
media depiction of the struggles both creative and personal.
Directed by Uzma Sabeen
Written by Farhan Jamalvi
Cast : Ishtiaq Rasool, Suhaee Abro, Naheed Waheed, Raheal Ahmed and Akbar Islam
6/7th March : Koel
An exploration of love and ego this play questions the concepts of selfless giving to another
and to an idea. The play explores the dynamics of passion, love and loneliness through the
obsession of a young woman for a reclusive scientist.
Directed by Kulsoom Aftab
Written by Dr. Enver Sajjad
Cast : Nimra Bucha, Adnan Jaffar, Farheen Zehra, Kashif Hussain and Kulsoom Aftab
8/9th March : Khawab Tha Shaid
An original play that explores love and romance in the 21st century. The play addresses the
issues of belief, identity and freedom. A sharp and compelling play about a young couple as
they discover each other and themselves in present day Karachi.
Written and Directed by Fawad Khan
Cast : Meesam Naqvi and Joshindar Chaggar
10/11th March : Equus
About a boy who blinds six horses. About a man who is questioning his ability and place in the
world. An intense psychological drama confronting our inner demons. A play about our ability
to nurture and hurt each other.
Directed by Sunil Shankar
Written by Peter Shaffer
Cast : Nazar ul Hasan, Mariam Azmi, Ishtiaq Rasool, Akbar Islam, Joshindar Chaggar,
Entry : Rs. 300/Person per show (Rs. 150/Student per show)
Venue : NAPA on M.R Kiyani Road opp. Arts Council
Tickets will be available at the venue
For more information please call : 0345-261-0277