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

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

News  /  Published 24.12.21

Traffic curbs in Park Street area for Christmas Eve and Xmas evening

No Parking Parking will not be allowed on Park Street between the JL Nehru Road crossing and the Wood Street crossing. Parking will not be allowed on Ho Chi Minh Sarani, Camac Street, Middleton S...
By Our Special Correspondent in Park Street

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.21

Get that right: Names

Shakespeare had to choose one of his most endearing heroines to voice the politically incorrect. True, Juliet was too young and too desperately in love to bother about complicated theories of words an...
By The Editorial Board

People  /  Published 06.12.21

Mogoje Macbeth to Mandaar, the journey within for Anirban

  What next? Where does Anirban go from here? You have set the bar impossibly high both for yourself and for cinema in Bengal! (Laughs) I really don’t know. I am aware of the inherent cha...
By Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.21

Humanity’s journey beyond set sermons

Students of an esoteric line of English literature know of the great sermon writers of the seventeenth century: John Donne, Lancelot Andrewes, Jeremy Taylor. There are hardly any matching names from t...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri


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