ISBN 9788191067316,Stageplay-The Journey Of An Actor

Stageplay-The Journey Of An Actor



Amaryllis Publishing House

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788191067316

ISBN-10 8191067315

Hard Back

Number of Pages 146 Pages
Language (English)

Entertainment & Performing Arts

Stageplay The journey of an actor is the fascination story of sushma seth, one of Indian cinema and theatre s most well-loved faces. Having majored in drama form Briarcliff and Carnegie Mellon in the Us, sushma came back to India to begin her memorable career. The Book chronicles her journey from her childhood and early influences, her career in theatre to her first film junoon, and the very popular role as the lovable daadi in the television serial humlog. Her roles in films like kalyug, silsila, Prem Rog, Muhafiz, chandni, 1942 A Love Story, and more recently, Kal Ho Na Ho are Exemplary. Throughout, Sushma s Passion For theatre never took a backseat, having performed on stage, roles that most actors only dream of shen Te In Bertolt Brecht s The Good Woman Of Setzuan Kate in Shakespeare s The taming of the Shrew Gurdafarid in Agha Harshr Kashmiri s Rustam Sohrab Rono in Rajinder Singh Bedi s Ek Chadar Maili Si and Champa in Vijay Tendulkar s Sakharam Binder. In 1972, she founded children s Creative Theatre that culminated in several successful stage producations. Stageplay is also the incredible story of the work sushma seth has done with the children of an NGO, Arpana, that the children of an NGO, Arpana, that has rebabilitated the lives of thousands of resettled slum dwellers. The Second part of the book is a ready reckoner for all teachers of drama as it details material for drama workshops and the finer aspects of play production. Stageplay : The Journey of an Actor is an invaluable book for lovers of films and theatre, and the general reader alike. About the Author Sushma Seth has had a long and exciting career in both films and theatre. In a career spanning nearly fifty years, she has acted in over eighty films and ninety plays for both state and televisiion. She has been honoured and felicited with numerous awards including the award for all Around Excellence from Briarcliff College, New York, USA; Founders Scholar Award from Carnegie Mellon, USA; and Distinguished Alumni Award-Lady Irwin College among others. She has directed plays for children, studies Hindustani classical music, painting, and is one of the foinding members of the theatre group, Yatrik