Tag: The Merchants of Bollywood
For years, Triangle Theater Review has argued that the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina has the liveliest theater scene between Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA. The year 2010 provided further proof, if any was needed, that we have the onstage talent, the backstage genius, and the wherewithal to mount any show available for local production.
Ab-So-Lute-Ly Fab-U-Lous “Merchants of Bollywood” Leaves Broadway Series South Patrons Eager for an Encore
Broadway Series South bought the internationally acclaimed 2006 Indian music and dance spectacular “The Merchants of Bollywood,’ written and directed by Tony Gough, choreographed by Vaibhavi Merchant, and lavishly produced by Mark Brady for Australia’s ATA AllStar Artists, to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium for one night only, on Oct. 21st. But judging from the ecstatic audience response to this musical extravaganza, billed as coming straight from Film City in Mumbai (Bombay), The Merchants of Bollywood may very well pass this way again. The sooner, the better.
Broadway Series South will present the 2006 Australian musical, “The Merchants of Bollywood,” written and directed by Toby Gough, at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21st, in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. This Indian music and dance spectacular tells the story of the Bollywood film industry and especially the dynasty of choreographers from the Merchant family, starting with Hiralalji Merchant and ending with his granddaughter Vaibhavi Merchant, who has earned international renown.