Harikumar, Sadanam 2001

Charudatham is an adaptation of Julius Caesar into kathakali .

Video of performance took place on 1 March 2001 at the Nataka Bharathi 2001 Shakespeare on Indian Stage, national theatre festival and seminar at Kasargode, Kerala, India, 24 Feb – 2 March 2001, in association with the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi.


Kaliyattam (The Play of God)

Nair, Rajasekharan Jayaram 1997

Kaliyattam is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’ seen through the local traditional theatrical dance form of Theyyam, in which the actor takes on a divine dimension – as soon as he wears his mask and his headgear. Read More

Kathakali King Lear

Leday, Annette 1999

Kathakali King Lear premiered in 1989 and toured internationally through 1999. At the annual Globe to Globe Festival in 1999, the production was staged at the Globe Theatre in London and performed by the Annette Leday/Keli Company. Dancer, choreographer, and director Annette Leday played Cordelia. David McRuvie adapted Shakespeare’s King Lear text while K. Marumakan Raja translated it into Malayalam. Read More


Nair, Rajasekharan Jayaram 2002

Kannaki is a Malayalam musical romance adaptation of Antony and Cleopatra. Villagers Manickam and Choman are very close friends. Manickan is in love with Kannaki and wants to marry her but Choman wants him to marry his sister. Read More