Arts  /  Published 24.09.22

Lost sheen

Swapnasandhani’s interest in interpreting European classics and uncovering contemporary resonances in them were manifested, yet again, in Hamlet. Coming a decade after the cutting-edge treatment...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Entertainment  /  Published 03.09.22

Shah on Swapnasandhani’s Hamlet

I admit to a certain trepidation at agreeing (when invited as chief guest) to have to sit through the premiere of Swapnasandhani’s production of Hamlet in a Bengali translation by Chaiti Mitra, ...
By Naseeruddin Shah

Places  /  Published 18.08.22

Visiting Paris's Shakespeare and Company: ‘A novel in three words’

I wind my way through the rooms, charming in their clutter with musty stacks and rickety old chairs, I bump into Francis. The young Spaniard is a ‘tumbleweed’ who has made the store his ba...
By Sugato Mukherjee

Opinion  /  Published 18.08.22

Creativity vs Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster merger

Read between the lines Sir — The antitrust trial in the United States of America to block the merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster has riveted the industry and raised larger ...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 02.05.22

Sacred Heart Convent, Jamshedpur, celebrates William Shakespeare’s birthday

Students of Classes IX to XII dressed up characters from Shakespeare’s plays, presented monologues and enacted scenes ...
By Our Correspondent


World  /  Published 25.04.22

Shakes-cheer, after 2 years

I could not send it — here it is again — Nor get a messenger to bring it thee, So fearful were they of infection. Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare. The contagion has prevented Fri...
By Our bureau and PTI

Arts  /  Published 16.04.22

Beyond the ordinary

It was Neel Piritir Phul, a freewheeling adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Ebong Amra, that floored this reviewer. Instead of flirting with th...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Places  /  Published 06.04.22

In pictures: Early morning sights, smells and sounds of Shakespeare Sarani

Stop by the parks, meditate at Aurobindo Bhavan or indulge in club kachori from Arun Tea Stall...
By Karo Christine Kumar

People  /  Published 25.01.22

Making Sen-se of why it would be hard to leave out King Lear

It appears that Lear is already on his way towards that stage. Not long after the Fool’s prophecy, we see a kneeling Lear (Act 3, Scene 4) talking about the plight of the “naked wretches&r...
By Ananda Kamal Sen

Opinion  /  Published 21.01.22

Letters to the Editor: The Royal Shakespeare Company must be lauded for pushing boundaries

Cast anew Sir — Stories must be retold according to the changing needs of the time. The Royal Shakespeare Company has set its new production of Much Ado About Nothing in an Afro-futuristic worl...
By The Telegraph


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