Blogs by Ankur Bahl

Choreographing India

April 9, 2013

Queen Victoria, the Empress of India, famously never visited her colony in the East. Near the end of The Empress Abdul Karim tells the elderly, frail Queen Victoria, '…if Her Majesty can't go to India, then we will bring India to her.' The stage directions then indicate: 'a troupe of brightly coloured musicians and performers enter…Victoria looks delighted.'

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