Swan Song

This Tamil adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Le Chant du Cygne (Swan Song) premiered at Avignon Off Festival 2018. Swan song is one of the first works of Anton Chekhov. It is about the last remarkable work of an artist.It explores the life of an elderly actor who meets his fan (his voice) as he remembers his texts and hears the steps of a strange character to come.. Death!

As an epilogue to this story, the old Master, in the typical lodges of Theru Koothu will face Death who claims to be his student and his best audience. The Death offers him to play together one last scene. The Master chooses the scene of the killing of the Ape King Bali by the legendary hero Rama.

 

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