Jean-Claude Carrière's “Mahabharata”
EnActe Arts presents Jean-Claude Carriere - A Modern Vyaasa
03/15/2013 Friday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Academy Award-winning author/screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière presents his one-and-a-half-hour version of the great Indian epic in a unique one-time only U.S. presentation of one of the greatest stories ever told. Carrière will perform live.
The 2000-year-old Mahabharata in a modern retelling by Jean-Claude Carrière, the Academy Award-winning and multi-honored scriptwriter whose works include The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Cyrano de Bergerac, and more.
Carrière spent eleven years tracing the Mahabharata's roots, geography, and relevance in modern India and offers audiences his own retelling of one of the greatest stories ever told.
As playwright, Carrière was a close collaborator with renowned director Peter Brook for whom he wrote major works (Mahabharata and Conference of the Birds).
Theater Arts Second Stage - West part of campus
Open to Public