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'Theatre is the most alive and impactful medium': Makarand Deshpande

May 25, 2022 12:29 pm

"I would say, theater shows me who I am from within more than the mirror," the Swades actor added

Pay for the experience of solving a murder

May 10, 2022 1:03 am

In Rangaai Theatre Company's latest immersive play, all the actors are liars and the audience the sleuths.

Karnataka: Man shot during KGF-2 screening

April 21, 2022 2:12 pm

“The victim had no enmity with others. The incident occurred over a petty issue and in a fit of anger, the accused fired from his pistol,” Haveri SP Hanumantharaya said. Two teams have been formed to locate the absconding accused.

Grips Theatre Festival is back in Pune after two years, to be held from May 7-22

April 20, 2022 2:38 pm

Apart from the plays, the festival will also have an array of activities such as workshops on theatre, dance, puppetry, and filmmaking.

As Adishakti turns 40, remembering Veenapani Chawla who rescued theatre from the spoken word and gave the body full play

April 03, 2022 6:51 pm

The methodology of the late founder of the Auroville-based Adishakti Theatre Arts, who fused Sri Aurobindo’s philosophy with myriad folk performance art, entails a long gestation process, focus on breath, no linear narrative, actors playing multiple roles, and stories meshing into one another

Premier theatre to a run-down establishment – Looking back at Delhi’s once-famous Regal Cinema

March 31, 2022 7:05 pm

Once considered a landmark, the legendary building in Delhi’s Connaught Place has not been able to sustain itself post the closing down of the eponymous theatre – literally as well as metaphorically.

‘It will take time for new work to start coming with the same energy as before’

March 26, 2022 5:42 pm

Sunil Shanbag on theatre in the post-pandemic era, rebuilding the stage and reflecting on new stories

In Pune, play highlights importance of hope during pandemic

March 18, 2022 8:30 am

Amid the second anniversary of the pandemic, ‘Hunkaro’ focuses on the critical factor that everybody was hooked to as the disease raged — hope.

The week in Pune: Catch a murderer, work with stage lights or lose yourself in pandemic portraits

January 10, 2022 2:15 pm

At Raah: A Literacy and Cultural Centre, an aspiring actor can participate in a ‘Character Building Workshop’ by Suyog Deshpande.

Cinema hall should provide free drinking water if it prohibits water from outside: Madras HC

October 04, 2021 7:51 pm

Water purifiers need to be installed within water coolers so that the water available to cinema-goers is free from impurities and a sufficient number of disposable glasses need to be made available near the coolers, the court directed.


Romania's Roma culture seeks stage through feminist theatre company Giuvlipen

January 29, 2018 6:30 pm

Giuvlipen tells stories of Roma culture, trying to show it as "alive, contemporary, vanguardist, progressive," said Mihaela Dragan, who, along with her colleague created "Gadjo Dildo", a cabaret-like performance inspired by real stories about the sexism and racism Roma women are often subject to in Romania.


Inter-university youth festival in Ludhiana strengthens cultural bond

January 22, 2016 8:39 am

Ludhiana,Jan 22 (ANI): Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana comes alive with the lively performances by students from North India. "Goonj-2016", the four-day long 31st Inter-University North Zone Youth Festival was organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs in collaboration with Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Some 1200 students from universities across North India participated in 26 events including folk and classical music, mimicry, theatre, quiz and literary activities. The best performers will represent the north zone in a national level youth festival to be held in Mysore city in Karnataka.