Kaushalya Fernando Play


Sunday 03 December 2017
14:30 to 15:20
The Cinema

Play 1

A woman tries to navigate her way through the bureaucracy of a state organisation, with the added hurdle of a language barrier. 

Play 2

Following her husband’s tragic death, a woman deals with deep cultural prejudices as she tries to claim what is rightfully hers. 

Play 3

A young woman struggles to provide for her children after her husband leaves them to begin a new family. 

Language: Non-Verbal/Sinhala

Age suitability: All ages

Kaushalya Fernando

Kaushalya Fernando

Kaushalya Fernando came to the National Theatre with her role in Marat Sade in 1986 and has since conquered the Sri Lankan stage portraying intense and challenging characters in plays such as the House of Bernada Alba, Men without Shadows, The Respectable Prostitute, Death and the MaidenAntigone and Blood Wedding. In 2004 she directed Garcia Lorca’s Blood Wedding in Sinhala and it was judged Best Play of the Year at the National Drama Festival 2005. 

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Performance, Sunday, Sinhala, All ages
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