• Tuesday, April 18, 2017

  • CIIT

  • Muhammad Waqas Altaf

COMSATS Performing Arts Society of Humanities Department is delighted to announce that our theater play "Hairaan Pakistan" has been adjudged the Best Play among 12 fiercely contested stage plays in the Youth Drama Festival,held from 7 to 12 April 2017 at PNCA Islamabad.

Youth Drama Festival is a regular feature in the array of activities organized by PNCA every year. Our play was in competition with the plays of prominent universities and performing arts clubs from the twin cities.The play was written by Saad Sultan Goraya and directed by Taha Humayun. Along with the Best Play award, the other prizes CIIT   annexed were:

1. Best Set and Stage Management Award.

2. Best Supporting Character (male),Shajee Abbas for his phenomenal performance as boss.

3. Most Interesting Character, Tayyab Khan for his performance as the   vibrant Tom Khan.

The team has worked day and night to put together a play that was a hard-hitting critique on the commercialization of electronic media. The play received tremendous applause from the full house audience and highly appreciated by the Chief Guest, Mr. Syed Jamal Shah, Director PNCA, in his closing address. The comic and grim undertone of the play thoroughly entertained the audience.

News article in The Dawn:
https://www.dawn.com/news/1326484/week-long-drama-festival-concludes


News Article in The Express Tribune:
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1381091/pnca-drama-festival-concludes/