Essay on Review Of ' Anil 's Ghost '
Just like the theatrical presentation of Tolstoy’s War and Peace, Tzu’s The Art of War or Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, the theme of war is often present in plays.
Plus, I think people prefer or at least are keener to watch dramatic plays involving war since we can easily relate to the suffering of others, as if it was our own.
So, in the cramped but charming little theatre of Montmartre, this theme as well as its impact on people was explored yesterday. The title of the play was Lost and found: Anil’s story. This modification was surely planed out by the critically acclaimed director Nishi De Silva. Both titles are quite similar and serve the same purpose: the protagonist linking her past life in Sri Lanka with her current one. Plus, we know that De Silva is of mostly Tamil ancestry and so one can understand why she chose to create a play based on this particular book.
Now I would like to comment on the plot of the story. Since music, lightning and images played a huge role in this play, not many…