Mahasamayama 2014 @ Nelum Pokuna



Mahasamayama to Bloom in Nelum Pokuna Again

'Mahasamayama’ The Grand Opera Produced and Directed by Prof.Ariyarathne Athugala will be staged again On June 28th, 2014 at The Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre At 6.30pm.

The ‘Mahasamayama’ which has been produced as An Invitation to The Ancestral folk drama tradition to the modern stage opened a new chapter in the Sri Lankan drama dynasty. Masks were being used to depict the emergence of the aspects of humanity, psychology, spirituality, demoniacal forms and it had been used paying much attention as an introduction to the modern artistic innovations. The Opera presented a complicated and panoramic pageant which created an astonishing surprise.

The cast featuring key figures in the fields of Sri Lankan theatre/dance included Nissanka Diddeniya, Jackson Anthony, Sriyantha Mendis, Ravibandu Vidyapathi, Channa Wijewardena, Indika Upamali, Madani Malwatte, Janaka Ranasinghe, Kumara Thirimadura and Chathurika Peiris, together with the cultural troupes of the Tri-services – the Army, the Navy and the Air force.

Choreography was done by Channa Wijewardena, Ravibandu Vidyapathi and Darshana Piyarathne. Music was composed by Samantha Perera. Sets were by Lalith Jayashantha (Sri Lanka Navy) and Make up by Buddhadasa Galappatti. Sampath Sanjeewa was the Costumes designer and Lighting Director was Mahesh Umagiliya while stage management was done by Upali Ariyasiri.

Tickets Also available at:
Sadeepa Book Shop Borella | Sarasavi Book Shop Nugegoda, Maharagama| Vanapetha Bookshop Dehiwala | Yamaha Music Centre |
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Rs.1000 Ground Floor 1,000.00 -
Rs.2000 Ground Floor 2,000.00 -
Rs.3000 Ground Floor 3,000.00 -
Rs.4000 Ground Floor 4,000.00 -
Rs.1000 Balcony One 1,000.00 -
Rs.1000 Balcony Two 1,000.00 -