Entertainment  /  Published 05.10.22

Goodbye tickets at Rs 150 on opening day

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan and Pusha actress Rashmika Mandanna’s family drama Goodbye will be the first film to adopt the reduced pricing policy of Rs 150 per ticket on its opening day, the ...
By Entertainment Web Desk in Mumbai

World  /  Published 02.10.22

'The Crucible' opens to rave reviews

A revival of Arthur Miller’s classic 1953 play, The Crucible, which has opened at the National Theatre in London to rave reviews, is literally about a witchhunt which took place in Salem in Mass...
By Amit Roy in London

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.22

Army, civilians scale 2 peaks

A joint team comprising members of the Indian Army and the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) of Darjeeling, and civilians scaled two mountains of the greater Himalayas in north Sikkim last week...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Events  /  Published 26.09.22

What to expect from the play, 'Thana Theke Aschi' starring Subhasish Mukherjee

PLOT THICKENS: Subhasish Mukherjee will be seen in the play Thana Theke Aschi, which will be staged at Rabindra Sadan on September 27, at 6.30pm. The story revolves around a cop, named Tinkori Haldar...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 24.09.22

A theatre group’s main props: nylon ropes and a jute sack

Nylon ropes are the main props on stage for a theatre group. The ropes are laid on the floor so that the actors know where to stand because none of them can see. Shyambazar Anyadesh, a theatre group...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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

Events  /  Published 13.09.22

Mahishasur Marddini to be screened at IHC Theatre Festival

Mahishasur Marddini was recently screened at Bengaluru Bengali Kannada Film Festival. “It was raining heavily that Sunday and there was the India-Pakistan Asia Cup match. I was doubtful how many...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Arts  /  Published 10.09.22

Primal bond

Kurbaan, produced by Thakurnagar Pratidhwani, has gloriously foregrounded a rather under-explored aspect of theatre — the interface between puppet and human actors. There exists in West Bengal a...
By Dipankar Sen

Events  /  Published 07.09.22

Tanvi Rajgarhia aka Jhansi’s latest act, ‘Terrified of Twenty-Five’

Pallavi Ruia, restaurateur: When I read about it, it seemed very interesting to me. Even though it talks about 25, it’s for all ages because no matter what the age we all think of our plans and ...
By Farah Khatoon

Arts  /  Published 03.09.22

The past in a new light

Plaban Basu has shown remarkable finesse in dramatising fiction in recent times. His collaborations with Rangashilpi, a Hindi theatre group, look promising. Before the pandemic struck, he impressed us...
By Anshuman Bhowmick


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