The children watching the play erupt into giggles at the Rajkumari’s antics; some nudge each other and exchange knowing looks, recalling, no doubt, their own food-related peeves.
Theatre defined Kavalam Narayana Panikkar, but his was an original voice in Malayalam poetry, film music and studies in performance traditions.
Gopal Sharman, playwright, poet, musician, filmmaker and carpenter of an auditorium, leaves behind an applauding audience.
The directors would produce two plays against the backdrop of available natural settings, where monetary expenses would be kept to a minimum.
A play decodes the mystery behind the making of the Mahatma.
Italy’s Roberto Frabetti, a pioneer in ‘Early Years Theatre’, shares with Indian practitioners the experience of creating plays for very young children.
Theatre director Tripurari Sharma on turning the life of a call centre worker into a layered human drama.
While the larger story is of the eternal struggle between the human heart, mind and body, Arora, has created a new subtext to this deep subject, that of desire.
Albeit drunk, the Bard has managed to cross the oceans and has arrived in Mumbai.
"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.
Sohaila Kapur’s adaptation of The House of Bernarda Alba is set in Punjab during Partition.
Dolly Parton says she would like to be honoured with a Broadway musical about her life when she dies.
Vindu Dara Singh will feature in a Hindi comedy play "Hello Darling".
The festival is being organised by National Film Archive of India (NFAI) in collaboration with English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis (ELTIS) on the occasion of the 400th death anniversary of the Bard.
Chandigarh University in association with Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi (CSNA) is organizing a four-day CU Theatre Festival.
Anasuya Vaidya of Akshara on the theatre’s financial crunch and crowdfunding initiatives.
Mirror Merchants’ Arnesh Ghose talks about Chaarpaai, his series of plays about women’s issues.
Renji Kankol was cast as fish-seller Rafeeq because director Jino Joseph kept remembering his face, mannerisms and gestures while writing the play.
The 10 plays shortlisted for META 2016 explore a wide spectrum of themes, from socio-religious flash points to flights of freedom
“That you cannot call a ‘cut’ and get another take, in case of a mistake, is one of the biggest differences between theatre and cinema,” says Himanshu Kohli.
The magnitude of Allana’s efforts reflect the subject she has been carrying for the last two decades or so — that of her father, the legendary theatre director Ebrahim Alkazi.
The play Toy, based on Nabarun Bhattacharya’s story of the same name, explores how children deal with today’s violent world
All’s Well that Ends Well revolves around a hero who dislikes his bride because she is low-born, and she must win him over through sexual subterfuge.
Set against the backdrop of a media house, it’s a love story of two individuals with contradicting principles.
Krsna Solo, the music composer of Tanu Weds Manu Returns, on his tunes and dreams
Neeraj Ghaywan’s debut feature film, Masaan, which looks at the lesser-known facets of Varanasi, is part of the Official Selection at Cannes this year.
The “Bengaliness” is omnipresent in Piku. It works in the album’s favour, giving the songs a feel of the land its set in.
The show also scores some brownie points by exploiting the unmatched beauty of real locations.
Ravi Dubey's favourite holiday destination is Goa.
Actor-producer Vivek Gomber and Geetanjali Kulkarni on playing lawyers in Court.
Govinda on being a judge on dance reality show DID Super Moms and Abhinay Chakra, his solo lead after 14 years
Every song is half-cooked and seems to have been created in a tearing hurry.
Rajeev Khandelwal returns to the small screen after a brief hiatus as a bold and challenging business-minded journalist
The story behind the unprecedented success of Furious 7 and what it means to the Indian market
Mira Sethi, who stepped into acting after quitting her job as a writer, strongly feels that TV is a great equaliser in Pakistan.
Kalki Koechlin talks about being a ‘white Indian’ in the industry and her separation from Anurag Kashyap.
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