Sri Lankan dramatist’s “Untouched” awarded Best Monodrama at Egypt Theatre Festival

Sri Lankan dramatist’s “Untouched” awarded Best Monodrama at Egypt Theatre Festival

November 19, 2021   03:23 pm

“Untouched”, written and directed by Sri Lankan dramatist Sujeewa Pathinisekara and presented by Inter Act Art theatre has been selected as the Best Monodrama at Sham Al Sheik International Theatre Festival held at Sham Al Sheikh city in Egypt.

Sham Al Sheik international Theatre Festival was held under four categories, consecutively Street Drama, Special Space Theatre, Ensemble Theatre and Monodrama. A total of 21 countries participated in this festival selected from 302 applications.

“Untouched” represented the monodrama category and received Mohamed Sayyed Al Afkam Award, the only award presented to the said category. Sri Lankan representation “Untouched” has won this award in the competitive round with international acknowledgment and fame.

The “Untouched” monodrama, performed by Subuddhi Lakmali, is choreographed by M. Safeer.

Sagara Wijesinghe created music for the monodrama and while Wasantha Kumara and Sujeewa Pathinisekara served as lighting designers. Stage management was handled by Nirosh Kavirathna, M Sharaf and M shafraz.

Disclaimer: All the comments will be moderated by the AD editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or slanderous. Please avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment and avoid typing all capitalized comments. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by flagging them(mouse over a comment and click the flag icon on the right side). Do use these forums to voice your opinions and create healthy discourse.

Most Viewed Video Stories

More Covid-19 infections recorded in Sri Lanka yesterday

More Covid-19 infections recorded in Sri Lanka yesterday

Sarath Weerasekara and Sarath Fonseka clash in parliament (English)

Litro suspends distribution of domestic LP gas cylinders (English)

Sri Lanka confirms first Omicron variant case (English)

Island-wide power supply to be restored within a few hours (English)

NEWS IN BRIEF - 2021.12.03

Will the SLFP quit the government?

Sarath Weerasekara and Sarath Fonseka clash in parliament