Dinner with Friends Theatre Play Press Meet
Ballantine's presents Dinner with Friends' by director Feroz Khan)featuring Perizaad Zorabian Irani, Tisca Chopra, Vinay Jain and Joy Sengupta. Spanning 8 cities and 13 shows, the play will run from October through December 2010.
American playwright Donald Margulies' Pulitzer winning play 'Dinner with Friends' talks intimately about the effects of the breakup of one couple on the other, who first feel compelled to choose sides, and then begin to question the strength of their own seemingly tranquil marriage. This play is an exemplary work on contemporary relationships lingering with the audience long after they leave the theater.
The play, 'Dinner with Friends' has received the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play, the Dramatists Guild/Hull-Warriner Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award and the American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award.
Directed by Feroz Khan: the man behind some of India's best work like Mahatma vs. Gandhi, Tumhari Amrita and Salesman Ramlal, the cast includes a multi-faceted and very talented cast of theatre, television and cinema personalities including Perizaad Zorabian Irani, Tisca Chopra, Vinay Jain and Joy Sengupta.
Commenting on Ballantine's 'Dinner with Friends' tour, Director Feroz Khan said, "The ploy is extremely contemporary. It revolves around the effects that divorce has on o marriage and relationships with your friends. The play is about questioning marriages and relations."
Bikram Basu, Vice-President, Marketing for Pernod Picard India said "We appreciate and associate with performing arts closely, and Baflantine's is sure to leave an impression with ‘Dinner with friends'. It's a privilege to work with Feroz Khan and on outstanding cast."
Ballantine's Scotch Whisky from the house of Chivas Brothers is one of the largest Scotch brands in the world, selling over 6.5 million cases annually. The brand boasts of the most impressive range within the Scotch Whisky fold, starting with the Finest and progressing to a 12, 17, 21 and finally a 30 YO.
The year 2010 marks a date with history for Ballantine's Finest, having completed its centenary this year. That's 100 years of "Leaving An Impression"
Building on the Ballantine's long-established reputation for quality and creativity, Ballantine's believes in Leaving an Impression by celebrating individuality - knowing who you are and what you want; by being true to yourself acid living, like the Ballantine's brand itself, with a strong sense of originality, charisma and style.