By Gopal Sharman
Directed by Anish Jethamalani
Presented at Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln Ave Chicago IL 60614
Actors: Kamal Hans, Alka Nayyar
February 15The Ramayana, an epic play in four acts in English, contracted by the Royal Shakespeare Company’s World Theatre Season in 1968 is Gopal Sharma's best known work. Hailed when it played on New York’s Broadway as “India’s Gift to Broadway” by the New York Times,
“A rare Indian gem” by the Ottawa Journal when it was performed at the National Theatre of Canada, “Possessed of Genius” by Oregon Journal, “Heroic… its obvious achievement… the clarity of narrative” by The Times, London are among the hundreds of rave reviews the play has garnered internationally and at home in India.