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Musical Cats Theatre Series
“Education, Anti-Drugs & Health”
The aim of this drama is to convey the social messages, to highlight the Importance of Education, Health Preventives and to wage an Anti-Drugs campaign
SDG Goals Achieved!Following UN SDG Goals Achieved!
- Goal #4 Quality Education
- Goal #3 Good Health
- Goal #17 Partnerships for the Goals
Thespianz staged 9 days musical theatre festival with first time in Pakistan “Cats Musical” play in Urdu language. The aim of this dazzling musical theatre performance was to convey the social messages, to highlight the Importance of Education, Health Preventives and to wage an Anti-Drugs campaign. That is why the play has been named as “Uth Oye” which means “Wake Up”. There was around 21,000 thousand audience, which includes the students, teachers, parents, and the general public to get benefited from this musical play. The writer Nouman Mehmood said, “This drama is an endeavor to promote awareness amongst the blooming generation because they are our future and it is mandatory to make aware and educate our youth to turn the future bright. This drama is full of entertainment and filled with the social messages.
Project Overall Impact
Children Aware About Drug's Harm
This ten day long theatre festival has received more than 10,000 audience especially children from several schools of Karachi. As a outcome of the project, the youngster absorb the message of drug’s harm and related diseases with the drug usage as well as a vast number of attendees learn about importance of education to get rid of bad habits.
15 Year old Wahid Niaz shared his experience witnessing the Thespianz’s “Uth Oye” and his story was jaw-dropping for every human being sitting in the open air of Arts Council, Karachi. Wahid said“This theatre play evoked the memories adjacent to my past when I was 12 years old and suffered with the alleged drug abuse” But by the grace of god and my parents who took me to the rehabilitation center on-time, I have recovered. “The segment that I would like to share today on this stage, after witnessing this play, is that If witnessed this play back in time when I was 12 years old so I COULD NOT HAVE USED OF DRUGS, and COULD SAVE MY WASTED TIME & HEALTH the same thing I am feeling for my friends those urged me to use drugs. This play is very strong and I think it can convince any drug addicted to quit that and can prevent any child/youngster to start drugging.