Based on The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht, Hunuwataye Kathawa is the Sinhala translation by Henry Jayasena. The play is about a queen, her son. Kala Keerthi Dr Henry Jayasena (Sinhala: හෙන්රි ජයසේන) (6 July – 11 November the starring roles of Piyal in Gamperaliya (), Azdak in Hunuwataye Kathawa (), Lalith in Dahasak Sithuvili ()and Avurududa ( ). A stage drama organized by the Student Parliament of Visakha Vidyalaya titled ‘ Hunuwataye Kathawa’ was held on the 21st of January,
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He was also a reputed tele drama actor. The play itself is unusual for Brecht because it has a relatively happy ending; everything works out for Grusha. Just after one year the hunuwatye youth had the opportunity of playing the role of prince ‘Maname’. Henry who has created a celebrity line of actors on stage dramas and films has selected the best of talent from the present day Sinhala stage to do justice to the unforgettable characters of Hunuwataye Kathawa, which created a niche for local theatre at large.
The drama created a niche not only for Henry but also for local theatre at large. Henry back in the limelight by Chamitha Kuruppu A new production of Henry Jayasena’s celebrated play ‘Hunuwataye Kathawa’ was performed at the Lionel Wendt theatre on February 9 and 10 and there will kathaww three more performances at the John de Silva memorial theatre on February 13 to Ediriweera Sarachchandra’s eminent play ‘Maname’ watched it more than ten times to grasp the unique experience.
Retrieved 27 April The production received rave reviews both here and abroad. Brecht’s source for the play is most likely Klabund’s ‘Circle of Chalk’, which was based on an ancient Chinese play written in AD with the same name.
Henry has broken new ground in Sinhala theatre while contributing immensely towards literature and song hunuwataey.
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Henry back in the limelight. It was the longest tele drama telecast during the s, long before the “mega tele drama” craze which has overshadowed the quality of the present television programs. A kathaa feature of the new production is the participation of young recruits of the ‘Janakala Kendraya’ of folk arts at Battaramulla by the Samurdhi Ministry.
Retrieved from ” https: Hunuwate Kathawa has a long run of 32 years – the longest run of a production in this country – from to with sterling performances by Manel Jayasena as Grusha, Henry Jayasena as Azadak, Wijeratne Warakagoda as the Narrator and Santin Gunawardena as Simon Sashawa.
Scholarship In the s young Henry through a scholarship got the opportunity to study further about drama in Russia. Wednesday, 11 February This Biography may have been copied and pasted from another location, possibly in violation of Wikipedia’s copyright policy. Jayasena was involved with the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation from its early beginnings in the s. Television was introduced in Sri Lanka in the late s and early s.
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InHenry baptized Brecht’s ‘Caucasian Chalk Circle’ as ‘Hunuwataye Kathawa’ which was highly acclaimed as a superb piece of theatre by audiences and critics of Sinhala drama. The play did not gain popularity in the United States until the s. It never quite made it there, but was instead premiered by students at Carlton College in Northfield, Minnesota in At the same time, the ‘Caucasian Chalk Circle’ is clearly a communist play – whoever can make the best use of resources in order to provide for other deserves to get those resources.
Upali Group of Companies. Sunday Observer – Lakehouse Newspapers. Archived from the original on 14 November A still from the rehearsals with Henry Jayasena taking the centre stage. Retrieved 2 July One of the most famous characters he portrayed as a tele drama actor was the role of “Sudu Seeya” in the tele drama “Doo Daruwo” Directed by Nalan Mendis and written by Dr.
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This production is presented by the Bank of Ceylon as part of its active participation in major cultural events of the country. Giving an end to nearly a five years break this veteran dramatist is back in the limelight with his renowned play ‘Hunuwataye Kathawa’. Hunhwataye and suggestions to: Also during this time Jaysena was a reputed film actor. A young drama enthusiast who was amazed by Prof. It is also a coincidence that the actor Dr Jayasena received his award at Malalasekara Theatre named after first principal of Nalanda College late Professor Gunapala Malalasekera.
He died on 11 November in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Retrieved 11 March