Directed by Akarsh Khurana, Bayan comprised casual vignettes from women’s lives
An ongoing collaborative project between National Theatre Wales and Mumbai-based Junoon, explores what it means to be a woman of the Indian diaspora
Nearly 1,100 thetares in the state were shut down since July 3 to fight against the double taxation as this would put a burden on the purses of cinema goers and also encourage piracy. The strike was called off after a committee of government officials and representatives of theatre association was formed to sort out the issue of tax.
“That touched me to the core. I felt that if I performed to make others happy, I should do this. That is how I got into theatre,” he says.
The much acclaimed play, Gauhar Jaan, has won critical acclaim and will be staged in Chandigarh under the auspices of the Durga Das Foundation at Tagore Theatre on April 10.
The play, written and directed by Deshmukh, is performed by Krutika Deo and is produced by AAIBA Formless, a design studio based in Mumbai.
Striking a balance between presenting facts and evoking emotions, Asri’s play is a story of an Army officer killed in an encounter in Kashmir, and the many dark secrets behind the ‘encounter’.
For two decades now, theatre director Sangeeta Gupta is telling stories of women, their concerns and status in society. Her group and its woman actors strive to bring change through the medium of theatre.
Mirror Merchants’ Arnesh Ghose talks about Chaarpaai, his series of plays about women’s issues.
Playwright-director Sharanya Ramprakash trained in Yakshagana, a male-dominated folk theatre form, before creating her piece Akshayambara.
With 82 plays, 23 languages, 13 countries, Rs 4 crore budget, NSD is all set with its annual theatre festival.
The author comprehended how imposition of controls by the state (the Inspector Raj) leads to smuggling, black-marketing, tax evasion and corruption.
Prithvi Theatre rolls out its annual festival with 13 plays, fringe performances and music concerts.
The play, according to city-based celebrated theatre artiste Atul Pethe, is a creative way of protesting against everything happening in the society — from intolerance to violence, from insensitivity to inequality.
Theatre artiste was on an extensive tour when detained in Jaisalmer.