THARAVO IGILETHI

Director: Lucian Bulathsinghala
Country: Sri Lanka
Time: (2 hours)

Veteran play writer, libretto and lyricist Lucian Bulathsinghala’s “THARAWO IGILETHI” is an adaptation based on a Roman Play named “THE BROTHERS MENACHMI’ By PLAUTUS (BC.254-184) who is acclaimed as the father of European Comedy. “THE BROTHERS MENACHMI” has influenced SHAKSPEAR to create his play “COMEDY OF ERRORS”. “THARAWO IGILETHI” was so popular throughout its premier in 1981 as a ‘Semi Musical’ with a misuc score by late Visharada Gunadasa Kapuge.