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July 28, 2020

Ajoka stages first-ever online play

Lahore

July 28, 2020

LAHORE:Ajoka presented the first-ever online theatre play. Live-streamed on Facebook the play was produced on Zoom social media platform. The play “Manto Online“, an adaptation of Ajoka’s acclaimed Manto Nirvaan Nadeem and presented by Ajoka’s acting class students.

This was an experimental production in which actors from various cities, including Lahore, Karachi, and Houston, Texas participated via Zoom app. Despite the limitations, the play gave the feel of live theatre. The production received massive applause on Facebook and YouTube. The actors expressed their gratitude for the Ajoka Institute and director Nirvaan Nadeem.

Ajoka Institute director Nirvaan Nadeem appreciated the hard work and creativity of the students and announced that Ajoka would develop the online theatre format.