UK theatre group to stage play on Guru Gobind Singh’s fight against Mughal rule

The play is supported by the High Commission of India, London, and according to assistant directors, Gaurav Sharma and Nitu Sharma, they will travel with the production to Delhi, Patiala, Punjabi University and Anandpur Sahib.


To be or Not to be

Mumbai-based playwright Ramu Ramanathan is collaborating with theatre artistes to highlight the pitfalls of Aadhaar through poetry.


Notes from a theatremaker’s journey

An international tour, as a last bastion of performance, is now no longer completely out of the purview for Indian plays, however modest their beginnings. International co-productions aside, even hom...


Bahuroopi begins in Mysuru

Bahuroopi, a national theatre festival, was inaugurated on Sunday by playwright and actor Girish Karnad at Rangyana. The annual theatre fest will feature 84 groups, 24 plays and other folk artiste gr...


BJP MLA Warns Telangana Theatre Owners Against Screening Padmaavat

Singh said, “We will not allow the film’s release in Telangana either. We have informed cinema theatre owners that if they screen the film then they will have to bear losses and face the consequence.”


Old self, new bottle

Once a theatre actor in Delhi, life in Bollywood has changed Deepak Dobriyal as a performer but not as a person


Varied shades of Ashoka

Staged as part of the retrospective of playwright Daya Prakash Sinha’s works, “Samrat Ashok” captures the emperor’s aggression as well as his vulnerable side with finesse


‘The margins are full of voices’

One of the most radical convergences in art, the International Theatre Festival of Kerala, turns 10 this year


Multifaceted Bengali theatre

Amitava Baksy says Enad is committed to staging quality amateur theatre


The importance of dramaturgical design

A man in all-black production attire shoots an audience with a camcorder in an almost lackadaisical manner. The footage is instantaneously projected on a large screen behind, in grainy black and white...


Treat for theatre-lovers as acclaimed plays mark debut in city

Plays from all over the country are set to be showcased during Rangmahotsav, between January 26 and 31


The Night is Bright

A santhal village in West Bengal has been playing host to a global art and culture extravaganza, titled Night of Theatre, every year. It turns 10 this year


Dramatic appeal

Actor-writer Amitosh Nagpal says one may call his work popular but not mediocre


Corpn rejects suggestion to lease out theatre

Civic body to set up cinema and cultural complex


Krishna and the divine flower

A blend of dance, drama and music, “Parijat Haran” was an absorbing affair


Making spect-actors of us

Sanjoy Ganguly, founder and director of Jana Sanskriti, a grassroots movement from Bengal will talk about Theatre of the Oppressed this weekend


Kozhikode to pay fitting tribute to acting legend

City-based theatre group to stage P.J. Antony’s Inquilabinte Makkal


Pravasi theatre festival begins in city

Concern over fall in standards of theatre; event organised as part of World Kerala Sabha 2018


Smashing patriarchy with stylish prose

Writer Laurie Penny on why feminism is an exercise in science fiction


Theatre maverick, Satyadev Dubey’s lasting legacy

On December 25, at Prithvi Theatre, one would often chance upon a quiet and unostentatious commemorative event (some theatre, some songs, a few speeches) in the morning followed by the distribution of...

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