I have secured free tickets (worth £20-£25) for this theatre play and would be happy if you can join Khalid on Thursday 24th April at 6pm at the theatre.
Ego of the Yogis and Polyester Lordship
A double bill - International Business Corruption vs. Social Responsibility in the Quest for a Peerage The first is Ego of the Yogis and the second is Polyester Lordship. Search for Spirituality in this Utterly Contaminated World.
Location: Steiner Theatre inside the venue.
Fee: the tickets are free, but the usual admin fee (to cover costs and expenses of running the group) of £3.5 applies.
More about the plays:
THE EGO OF THE YOGIS
The play centres on an upper class English woman’s quest for true love and her search for a spiritual teacher. Disillusioned by her marriage she meets an Indian teacher briefly who tells her that all life is an illusion and only through yoga and meditation can one attain liberation from the cycles of birth and death. To find the teacher again she encounters a number of fake gurus and becomes more and more disenchanted with the contemporary world of spiritual seekers until her secret obsession is resolved unexpectedly.
This play about the corrupt nature of many acquisitions and mergers, involving international businesses in most countries but particularly in Asia, takes the audience through the murky negotiations for the acquisition of an Indian textile factory. Aggressive executives from London deal with the shady underworld - but also honourable characters, both British and Indian, who demonstrate principled corporate responsibility to workers and the local community. An evolving relationship between two of the directors brings an element of love and compassion into the tense and very dangerous developments in the factory and the city of Mumbai as the deal progresses.
Theatre of Devas and New End Theatre are pleased to announce the WORLD PREMIÈRE of two major plays by leading poet and playwright Gopi Warrier (an Alumnus of London Business School, Ècole des Haute Études Commerciàles and New York University Graduate School of Business)
These two powerful plays deal with important contemporary themes. "Polyester Lordship" masterfully portrays the absence of corporate social responsibility to workers and consumers in the often corrupt world of international business. “Ego of the Yogis” is a more regretful yet romantic evocation of the search for true love and of the contamination of yoga and spirituality in the Western world and India, the original home of yoga. The first is Ego of the Yogis and the second is Polyester Lordship Both plays will run consecutively from 6.30- 7:30 then 30 mins interval and 8.00- 9:20pm -
the interval will be between 7.30 -8.00pm and vegetarian snacks, home-made cakes and soft drinks are available in the café.
On selected days there will be discussions with writers, intellectuals, corporate leaders and spiritual teachers on the issues raised in the play.
The venue for:
Ego of the Yogis and Polyester Lordship
is not a cinema or theatre but directions to venue can be found in this link:
the postcode is: NW1 6XT
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