"Dance like a Man" is the play that made Mahesh Dattani famous. studies, hegemonic masculinity refers to a culturally normative ideal of male behavior." My hypotheis is that Amritlal Parekh is a signifier for hegemonic Indian masculinity. A project of de-stereotyping gender roles, Dance Like a man focuses on the The play explicitly deals with the problem of dancing like a man in a normative. Performance: Dance Like a Man was first performed at Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Dance Like a Man is a Chennai based play where dance is an integral part of.
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Dance Like a Man has ratings and 16 reviews. Krina Satra said: This play may seem very drab in the beginning but there are gems of conflict, repressi. ricardoautollc.coma Research Scholar Assistant Professor Department of English ricardoautollc.com's college, Mannargudi Email: [email protected] Human. Mahesh Dattani, an authentic contemporary voice, a director, playwright, producer, founder of a theatre group known as 'Playpen' is an. The play Dance Like a Man, a stage play in two acts, is one of the most wonderful dramatic creations of Mahesh Dattani. The stage.