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Mahatma Gandhi in greeting pose, 1946 Modern Art Performing Arts
  • SAMMY! The word that broke an empire
    A play in two acts about Mahatma Gandhi's life and work
    Written by Partap Sharma; directed by Lillete Dubey; performed by Primetime Theatre Company, Mumbai


  • Mahaprayan (The Last Journey; Hindi)
    A play about Mahatma Gandhi's life and work
    Written by Bharat P. Yagnik; performed by Kala Niketan, Rajkot


  • SATYAGRAHA
    Opera that tells the story of how Mahatma Gandhi developed the philosophy of satyagraha, nonviolent active resistance
    Music by Philip Glass; performed by The English National Opera, London, in April 2007 and by the MET, New York, in April 2008.


  • The Mahatma And The Poetess
    Reading performance on the letters exchanged between Mahatma Gandhi and Sarojini Naidu
    Concept, direction and presentation by Tom Alter and Mrinalini V. Sarabhai


  • Gandhi Mantra
    Magic show on Gandhi's ideals: truth, peace, nonviolence, self-purification, communal harmony, abstinence from alcohol, education of women and children, and realisation of self-reliant villages
    Performed by Gopinath Muthukad


  • MAHADEVBHAI (1892-1942)
    Play based on the daily diary of Gandhi's secretary, Mahadev Desai
    Written and directed by Ramu Ramanathan; produced and performed by Jaimini Pathak


  • GANDHI
    Dance ballett about scenes from Gandhi's life
    Choreographed and directed by Sachin Shanker, performed by Sachin Shankar Ballet Unit, Mumbai


  • Gandhi
    Musical about Mahatma Gandhi by Mark Boode (script), Theo Roos (songwriter) and Yorick Baltus (composer); premiere in Amstelveen, The Netherlands, on 30 January 2008


  • Nothing but the Salt
    Storytelling programme about Gandhi's salt satyagraha
    Written and performed by Vayu Naidu; directed by Chris Banfield
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