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Drama in a foodie’s kingdom

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.

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June 28, 2016 3:33 am

Theatre defined Kavalam Narayana Panikkar, but his was an original voice in Malayalam poetry, film music and studies in performance traditions.

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June 27, 2016 12:20 am

Gopal Sharman, playwright, poet, musician, filmmaker and carpenter of an auditorium, leaves behind an applauding audience.

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June 8, 2016 8:00 am

The directors would produce two plays against the backdrop of available natural settings, where monetary expenses would be kept to a minimum.

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June 8, 2016 12:00 am

A play decodes the mystery behind the making of the Mahatma.

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June 8, 2016 12:00 am

Italy’s Roberto Frabetti, a pioneer in ‘Early Years Theatre’, shares with Indian practitioners the experience of creating plays for very young children.

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June 2, 2016 12:25 am

Theatre director Tripurari Sharma on turning the life of a call centre worker into a layered human drama.

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May 25, 2016 5:56 am

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.

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May 25, 2016 12:00 am

Albeit drunk, the Bard has managed to cross the oceans and has arrived in Mumbai.

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May 10, 2016 12:24 am

"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.

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April 29, 2016 9:45 am

Sohaila Kapur’s adaptation of The House of Bernarda Alba is set in Punjab during Partition.

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April 28, 2016 11:10 am

Dolly Parton says she would like to be honoured with a Broadway musical about her life when she dies.

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April 25, 2016 4:53 pm

Vindu Dara Singh will feature in a Hindi comedy play "Hello Darling".

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April 22, 2016 11:39 am

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.

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March 27, 2016 7:51 am

Chandigarh University in association with Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi (CSNA) is organizing a four-day CU Theatre Festival.

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March 11, 2016 12:00 am

Anasuya Vaidya of Akshara on the theatre’s financial crunch and crowdfunding initiatives.

February 26, 2016 12:20 am

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

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February 22, 2016 12:45 am

Renji Kankol was cast as fish-seller Rafeeq because director Jino Joseph kept remembering his face, mannerisms and gestures while writing the play.

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February 17, 2016 8:23 am

The 10 plays shortlisted for META 2016 explore a wide spectrum of themes, from socio-religious flash points to flights of freedom

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January 16, 2016 12:37 am

“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.

January 15, 2016 12:55 am

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.

December 11, 2015 10:25 am

The play Toy, based on Nabarun Bhattacharya’s story of the same name, explores how children deal with today’s violent world

August 13, 2015 12:00 am

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.

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April 24, 2015 9:33 am

Set against the backdrop of a media house, it’s a love story of two individuals with contradicting principles.

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April 24, 2015 9:33 am

Krsna Solo, the music composer of Tanu Weds Manu Returns, on his tunes and dreams

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April 24, 2015 1:57 pm

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.

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April 24, 2015 9:25 am

The “Bengaliness” is omnipresent in Piku. It works in the album’s favour, giving the songs a feel of the land its set in.

April 17, 2015 9:46 am

The show also scores some brownie points by exploiting the unmatched beauty of real locations.

April 17, 2015 12:10 am

Ravi Dubey's favourite holiday destination is Goa.

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April 17, 2015 6:22 pm

Actor-producer Vivek Gomber and Geetanjali Kulkarni on playing lawyers in Court.

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April 17, 2015 10:24 am

Govinda on being a judge on dance reality show DID Super Moms and Abhinay Chakra, his solo lead after 14 years

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April 17, 2015 9:37 am

Every song is half-cooked and seems to have been created in a tearing hurry.

April 10, 2015 12:36 am

Rajeev Khandelwal returns to the small screen after a brief hiatus as a bold and challenging business-minded journalist

April 10, 2015 12:13 am

The story behind the unprecedented success of Furious 7 and what it means to the Indian market

April 3, 2015 10:30 am

Mira Sethi, who stepped into acting after quitting her job as a writer, strongly feels that TV is a great equaliser in Pakistan.

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April 3, 2015 9:06 am

Kalki Koechlin talks about being a ‘white Indian’ in the industry and her separation from Anurag Kashyap.

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