Arts & Lifestyle

Treading The Boards

Calling all theatre enthusiasts!

There’s good news for theatre enthusiasts as two Lahore based production houses are touring Karachi & Islamabad in August and October!

After staging Date Night, a farcical comedy in Lahore, Luxus Grand Productions has decided to take the play to Karachi where it will be performed from the 18th to the 26th of August at Karachi Arts Council. Shortly after that the troupe will travel to Islamabad and perform for 4 days (the dates are yet to be announced). The decision to tour the 2 cities was encouraged by the positive response the play received during its 9 day stretch in Lahore.

The premise of Date Night revolves around Roger, who has booked a room in an obscure motel, to spend the weekend with his girlfriend, Sally. However, the farce begins when he runs in to his wife, Helen, who also happens to be staying there with her boyfriend, Geoff. 

The cast includes actors such as Waleed Zaidi & Shah Fahad that have been performing and coaching young aspiring thespians over the past few years. Previous productions by Luxus Grand include Boeing Boeing and Birdcage which also left the audiences in stitches, so where really looking forward to the next!

Director: Dawar Lashari  |  Cast: Shaan Lashari | Waleed Zaidi | Shah Fahad | Mahnoor Khan | Sheznur



DramaEd on the other hand is staging “Akar Bakar”, an urdu comedy play in Karachi & Islamabad in October. The play was staged in Lahore a couple of years ago, and was quite appreciated by people owing to its witty humour. The dates for Akar Bakar are yet to be confirmed, however, you would not want to miss it!




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