The play Leaves from the Great Bharata is based on stories from The Mahabarata - an ancient Indian epic.
Kansas City, MO – The Mahabarata is an ancient Indian epic, passed in oral tradition from generation to generation before it was written down in Sanskrit between 200 BC and 200 AD. It?s eight times the length of the Iliad and the Odyssey combined?and tells the story of the struggle between two branches of a ruling family. As KCUR?s Laura Spencer reports?key episodes of this epic will be brought to life. UMKC Department of Theatre