Premaye Nagaraya | Sunday Observer

Premaye Nagaraya

Premaye Nagaraya (City of Love) a stage play directed by Asanka Gurusinghe, will be staged on August 18 at 3.30 p.m. / 6.30 p.m. at the Elphinstone Theatre, Maradana. Representing the final round of the National Youth Awards 2019, the play has bagged several accolades including Best Supporting Actress and Merit Awards.

This is the Sinhala translation of American playwright Thornton Wilder’s Our Town by veteran playwright Gayan Randhira Fernando. The play is based on a story that revolves around people living in a fictional city called Grover’s Corners.

The cast includes members of the ‘Theater Players’ Drama Association. The play features music by Maduranga Gamage, stage lighting by Saman Malalasekera, stage design by Sachini Purnima, and ThamaliUthpala, background design by AsankaGurusinghe, Saduni Somaratne and makeup by Chameera Sampath.