A special show of Swapnadal’s much acclaimed anti-war laboratory theatre production ‘Tringsha Shatabdee’ (The Thirtieth Century) will be staged at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), dedicating to the victims of recent brutal terrorist attack in Sri Lanka.
The play will be brought to the stage of BSA’s Studio Theatre Hall on May 18 at 7:30pm.
The story is based on the destruction of the two Japanese cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which lead to the surrender of Japan and was meant to be the end of the war to end all wars, however, the world has seen many more wars since.
The production incorporates the terrible experiences of wars on people, including the Liberation War of Bangladesh, as well as the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
And through a replicated military exercise, the narrator has depicted the nuclear activities by the global superpowers. In a transformation, the narrator of the play becomes a character, namely Suman, who wants the trial of war criminals acted against the country’s Liberation War during 1971. Tickets will be available in front of the venue before the show on May 18.