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Saturday, May 08, 2021



Award-winning playwrights go to other worlds to make sense of the present

March 17, 2021 5:48 pm

SM Azhar Alam, Vibha Rani and Ashok Lal win the first Nemichandra Jain Playwriting Award

How an industrial shed in Pune is the new hub for theatre

March 14, 2021 9:48 am

The Box, the latest venue for an immersive experience, promises to change the way we imagine storytelling and performance

Small is big in Indian theatre as it reopens in the pandemic

March 17, 2021 8:48 pm

COVID-19 is changing the way directors envision theatre

Bengali theatre actor dropped from play after joining BJP

March 12, 2021 4:53 pm

Kaushik Kar, had been invited by Palodhi's group 'Ichcheymoto' in 2019, to play a character whose name had a reference to the victim who was lynched in 2015 Dadri case on suspicion of eating beef.

With the stage locked down, a new art form emerged during the pandemic — the Digital Theatre

December 31, 2020 5:29 pm

From National Theatre in the UK to the Bolshoi Theater in Russia, some of the greatest arts institutions began to stream recordings of their classic shows online, mostly free, for audiences across the globe.

Theatre returns to city after 9 months, with a 3-day festival dedicated to farmers’ protests

December 12, 2020 11:43 am

The 17th Gursharan Singh Naat Utsav by Suchetak Rangmanch opened on Friday at Punjab Kala Bhawan, with the theatre group dedicating the three-day festival to the farmers, supporting and standing by their demands.

Stage performance revisits eminent teacher of the 1970s

December 05, 2020 1:04 pm

The hour-long performance is an exploratory storytelling narrative of a dancer growing up around someone who has lost control over their body.

Lockdown release: A batch of experimental shorts inspired by plays

September 05, 2020 6:49 pm

An ongoing online Theatre Film Theatre - A Festival of Shorts aims to create work for theatre practitioners and raise funds

Ebrahim Alkazi was a colossus: Theatre artistes remember the legend

August 04, 2020 7:18 pm

Ebrahim Alkazi passed away on August 4, 2020, at the age of 95 after a massive heart attack in New Delhi

Living with Heritage: How an Independence-era dance theatre group is fighting back the pandemic

July 08, 2020 12:30 pm

Ranga-Shri Little Ballet Troupe is determined to retain and pay its artistes, maintain its premises and build more shows


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.