Khabar Harayeko Chitthi (The Letter without Massage) is a collaborative and devised play prepared through Mandala’s second Play Making Workshop for Young Theatre Directors 2018. 14 participant directors from different parts of Nepal had collected and compiled different stories related with enforced disappearance through their research and interviews with family members for this play. The play portraits, depicts and reflects in an artistic way experiences that families from all over the country of disappeared people are facing. It doesn’t only show their miseries and pains but highlights also their strength, their struggles and how the raise their voices for their rights.
The participants directors of these workshops are Aakanchha Karki, Shankar Rijal, Sudam CK, Kedar Shrestha, Sijan Dahal, Chetan Angthupo, Kiran Chamling Rai, Pariwartan, Patrika Ghimire, Renuka Karki, Pashupati Rai and Sonam Lama, completed by Raj Shah and Namrata KC who could only join the first part of the workshop.
The play was staged in Pokhara Theatre and Mandala Theatre.