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National Street Theatre Day

National Street Theatre Day: Three young groups vent concerns about the agrarian crisis and politics of hate

In 1989, the year theatre activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked during a street theatre performance in Delhi, his birthday, April 12, was observed as National Street Theatre Day. The Sahmat grounds spilled over with students and audience members of all ages to mark the 30th National Street Theatre Day.

‘Theatre gives you a chance to think, reflect and question’

Theatre director Sudesh Sharma, coordinator of the Chandigarh edition of the 8th Theatre Olympics and Vice-Chairman of Haryana Kala Parishad in an interview with Mehr Gill talks about the effort and its resounding success.

Joy Michael: ‘Disciplinarian….generous’

Actors and directors remember Joy Michael, Founder of Yatrik and its first Director, who reflected the best of what human beings can achieve — both on and off stage

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Chandigarh: Student artistes of Wings Theatre Academy enact 3 short stories

Young actors aged between 12 and 17, from various schools of the Tricity, were part of the production.

‘What can I do for the world? Maybe, somebody needs theatre’

Why German director Harald Fuhrmann keeps coming back to the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts in Dharamsala every year.

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Pune: Theatre festival kicks off with tribute to culture, message against war

Tobias Biancone, who has organised cultural festivals across the globe, is also the president of the Network for Higher Education in Performing Arts.

The Lightness of Being

Directed by Akarsh Khurana, Bayan comprised casual vignettes from women’s lives

The Quest for Identity

An ongoing collaborative project between National Theatre Wales and Mumbai-based Junoon, explores what it means to be a woman of the Indian diaspora

Tamil Nadu theatre owners call off strike over double taxation

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.

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Funny side up

“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.

Dedicate this Sunday to singer-dancer Gauhar Jaan

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.

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Pune artiste’s play gets selected for Egypt theatre festival

The play, written and directed by Deshmukh, is performed by Krutika Deo and is produced by AAIBA Formless, a design studio based in Mumbai.

Play delight: A theatrical treat in the form of two festivals for residents

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’.

‘I believed in my ideas, tried to change ideas of society through theatre’

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.

A Shout for the Number Threes

Mirror Merchants’ Arnesh Ghose talks about Chaarpaai, his series of plays about women’s issues.