THEATER REVIEW | Karna, the Abandoned Hero premieres in St. Paul

“Karna. Do you know of Karna?” the audience is asked, as the curtain pulls back on the first act of Karna, the Abandoned Hero at the O’Shaughnessy Theater at St. Catherine University. The story of Karna comes from the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata and features a fascinating cast of characters, from a queen who comes to admit that she is Karna’s mother, to Krishna, the incarnation of Vishnu, who comes to ask Karna for peace. Bringing these characters to life is the Katha Dance Theatre and three powerful gospel singers, as well as visual artist Deb Sree.The world premiere of Karna, The Abandoned Hero is truly a global experience. Continue Reading