s failure to release the revised salaries for non-teaching employees, All those against whom complaints were registered have been asked to submit their replies within three months. For all the latest Ludhiana News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Dipanita Nath | Updated: February 3 2016 5:47 am Australian dramatist Lally Katz Renuka Puri Related News In 2011 Australian dramatist Lally Katz was commissioned to write a play on the recession and the global aftermath of the economic slowdown As she wandered through New York researching Wall Street realities Katz’s own life resembled a flat stock market graph Her boyfriend and she had ended their relationship recently and Katz was full of questions It was a sad and lonely time to be — but hilarious to think about now The playwright who has won awards at the New York and Melbourne fringe festivals among others went on a radical quest for romance She sought out psychics and surrendered to their charms in order to find the most elusive of all dreams — true love Katz narrates her experiences in a hit play Stories I Want to Tell You in Person which will be presented by Belvoir theatre company of Australia today as part of Bharat Rang Mahotsav the annual theatre festival of National School of Drama (NSD) in Delhi The production has been brought here by the Australia India Council and the Australian High Commission “Things that you are most sad about are always the funniest later I find my own tragedies very funny” says Katz One psychic told her “I see you’ve got a good heart but it is lonely You’ve been giving but not receiving the good love that you want the good love that you need There’s one thing standing in your way you’ve got a curse but the good news is I can get rid of it for you Tonight Get rid of your curse for $1400” In the shadows of New York’s skyscrapers and surrounded by a ruined economy Katz chooses to follow the promise of happiness in a way that cynics would find anarchic “I had a history of unrequited love All through my twenties I would fall in love with someone who often I didn’t know that well They would maybe like me as a friend but I wouldn’t notice anybody else because I would be so obsessed with them’ I would think ‘It’ll work it’ll work it’ll work’” she says The hour-long plot follows Katz as she falls in love with a man in Melbourne and does all that the psychics and healers tell her — for a price — to make the relationship work “At one point they gave me some washing powder to put in his laundry” says Katz In her late thirties now Katz still refuses to let go of romantic dreams and this gives a universal resonance to her personal account Directed by Anne-Louise Sarks a multi-award-winning director from Australia Katz transforms in posture and accent from the sassy young psychic Cookie to the lazy and obese Bella from the Hungarian Anna with her ruthless tongue to a cowboy boyfriend who had a saddle and a bridle but lived in a city motel from the Full Jew Katz’s love interest whose bad personality hid a good heart to herself a half-Jew There are also the Apocalypse Bear and the Hope Dolphin — the fantasy animals that Katz converses with — who are present in her other plays Katz draws out the characters from memory with a sense of intimacy because she has got to know them well over years “Anything I write I have to immerse myself in it” she says mentioning a play called Timeshare for which she went off on holiday to several resorts and found herself as the only single in a holiday crowd Her first play at 14 was about two gigantic talking bats in a cave who have captured a girl and lead her to the Bat Master who will drink her life essence “I believe in magic When I paid the psychics it worked for a while Maybe I should have paid them a little more” she says Stories I Want to Tell You in Person will be performed at Abhimanch at NSD today It will travel to Ahmedabad (Feb 5) Bangalore (Feb 9 and 10) Thiruvananthapuram (Feb 12) and Mumbai (Feb 13) For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shruti Chakraborty | New Delhi | Published: October 22 2017 4:10 pm Cherry blossom admirers don’t need to head to Japan or the US to enjoy the beautiful blooms any more Just head to Shillong in November instead (Source: Thinkstock Images) Top News Every year thousands flock to Japan or the US in pursuit of gorgeous cherry blossoms as the cherry trees or sakura as they’re known in the Asian country bloom charmingly Such is the craze of seeing the pink and white flowers that the cherry blossom season in Japan is arguably THE most sought-after times to visit the country Well Indians no longer have to look outward to enjoy those beautiful flowers as Shillong Meghalaya is prepping up to host its own Cherry Blossom festival in November The India International Cherry Blossom is being touted as the world’s only Autumn Cherry Blossom Festival and is being organised during November 8-11 by the government of Meghalaya in association with the Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) At a press conference held at the Capital the Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M Sangma and Dinabandhu Sahoo Director of IBSD invited people from across the country and the world to visit the north-eastern city during the festival Spread across four venues – Polo Second Ground JN Stadium Ward’s Lake and Tara Ghar – the festival falls in line with the International Year of Sustainable Tourism this year and will feature events such as guided night walks live music gigs a fashion show and a variety of stalls showcasing region’s cuisine wine arts and craft All of this will be situated around Shillong’s beautiful and picturesque Ward Lake where the cherry blossoms bloom each year This festival is expected to be yet another draw for tourists to the northeastern region of India which is known for it natural beauty especially Shillong which boasts of a number of gorgeous waterfalls For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top News “Let me see 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