With an aim is to promote the interrelation between artistic and technological languages, MANDI THEATRE is all set to come back with 3rd edition of 'Indian Theatre Festival', to be held in Chicago.

We are accepting proposals for 2019 festival. 

Theme for 2019 : COURAGE

We encourage -

  • Plays in any regional language from INDIA (31-50 min. in length)
  • Short plays (20-30 min. in length)
  • Stage Reading
  • Adaptations of stories/plays, written by Indian writers. (Any language) 

How to apply:

Email us for an application form.

Email: theatre.mandi@gmail.com 

Application MUST include:

  • Title and description of the performance
  • Cast & Crew details
  • Short biography for the Director.
  • Production details (new work? previously performed?)
  • Approximate running time (shows between 45 and 60 minutes are preferred)


24 x 7 HINDI रेडियो



"मंडी थिएटर ग्रुप" is the group of like-minded enthusiasts of 'Traditional Hindi theatre' in the Chicago area. 

We are dedicated to producing the "classics" of Indian dramatic literature, which are not accessible to a wide audience, here in Chicago. 
We produce & stage intelligent,  entertaining as well as thought-provoking plays. 

Mandi Theatre is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization with the tax ID number 81-2360681. Donations to MANDI are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. 

Our mission is three-fold:

  • To preserve India's great theatrical tradition. 
  • To educate,inform and entertain our community via material revolving around social issues and values pertinent to the lives of young people. 
  • To strengthen the role of 'Traditional Indian Theatre in the arts community of Chicago area and enhance our national reputations.




Contact Us

Please do include your interest as well as technical help, performing in our upcoming play, promotions, audition calls, play readings, etc.

Mandi Theatre Group, Chicago, USA

949 Cooper Ct, Buffalo Grove, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, us

(847) 430-3946