Caferati @ Prithvi


Sun May 26 2024 at 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm


Prithvi Cafe | Mumbai, MH

Every fourth Monday of the month, 7.00 p.m.
The city’s longest-running open mic (since 2009). Thank you for your support!
The short version:
You + your writing + two minutes at the microphone. Entry Free.
The longer version:
* The rules:
- Works performed can be in English, Hindi, Marathi and/or Urdu. (Other languages at the discretion of the host)
- You must perform only YOUR OWN WRITING.
- Genres: No restriction. Poetry, monologues (including stand-up comedy), songs (only your lyrics, remember), stories, it’s all good.
- You can perform ONE piece for a maximum of TWO MINUTES.
- Only solo or duo performances; no groups please. Duos can only perform collaborative works authored by both performers.
- Names will be called at random from the first 25 to register, Your name will be called once. If you don’t answer and come up immediately, you lose your slot.
- Your time starts the moment you come to the microphone
- You can recite, declaim, shout, you can sit, stand or lie down; you can dance, turn a cartwheel, play a musical instrument, or scratch your back while standing on your head, as long as you perform your words.
- You get the use of the microphone. No other arrangements will be made for your performance. If you want to carry a prop, or a musical instrument (acoustic only), please do so. Note that any set-up time counts towards your two-minute limit.
- If you exceed two minutes, you will be told, and you must leave the microphone immediately.
- Prohibited: Foul language, explicit sexual imagery, slander, anything that flouts the laws of India. If you have any doubts about the appropriateness of your work, please ask the host.
- Dress code: No nudity. Yes, you can use costumes and make-up if you like.
* If you want a slot:
- There will be up to 25 slots of up to 2 minutes each.
- You must be physically present to register. There will be a whiteboard near the microphone; write your name against any of the 25 numbers.
- Only the first 25 can be sure of a slot. You can put your name down if there are already 25 names listed, and IF there is time, you will get a slot.
- There are no prizes, just the opportunity to perform to an audience. If the host and/or the audience likes your work, you get a Suleimani Chai from Prithvi Café.

Where is it happening?

Prithvi Cafe, Prithvi Cafe, Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg, Andheri West, Mumbai 400053, India,Mumbai, Maharashtra

Event Location & Nearby Stays:

Peter Griffin

Host or Publisher Peter Griffin

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