Campus  /  Published 27.11.21

Students act out Shakespearean characters at Masquerade 2021 hosted by Apeejay Schools

Students of Classes IX and XI battle it out in the virtual competition...
By Subhadrika Sen

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.11.21

Changing times, changing forms: How Bishoypur’s Bohurupis are evolving their act

Dialogue plays a very important role in their acts. The words must come out spontaneously. The way they speak is important. Chowdhury dresses up in different characters like Ram, Krishna, Mahishashur,...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

India  /  Published 21.11.21

Odisha government allows jatra

The Odisha government on Saturday allowed all jatras, open-air theatres and other cultural platforms to perform as the cases of Covid have declined in the state. The state has only 2,203 active Covid ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Culture  /  Published 21.11.21

The Play That Will Be

The Spielart website listed My Name Is Tamizh as a new creation by Sankar Venkateswaran for 2023. Spielart is an international theatre festival that takes place every two years in Munich, Germany. The...
By Upala Sen

Arts  /  Published 13.11.21

Greedy for love

Clairvoyance is a quality that separates Mohit Chattopadhyay (1934-2012) from many of his contemporaries. This was evident in Samstab’s Octopus Limited, which premiered at the Academy of Fi...
By Anshuman Bhowmick


People  /  Published 12.11.21

Nandikar to take the stage again with Swatilekha Sengupta’s ‘Madhabi’

Nandikar is ending the year with a packed calendar. Madhabi will be followed by Manush, a Sohini Sengupta directorial venture written by Saptarshi Maulik and Anindita Chakraborty based on Prafulla Roy...
By Pooja Mitra

Campus  /  Published 10.11.21

Open mic, theatre competition, lectures and interactive sessions to keep you engaged

Jadavpur University, Presidency University and Xavier Institute of Management to organise lectures on Satyajit Ray, colonial Bengal and corporate coaching and leadership, respectively ...
By Our Correspondent

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.11.21

Actor and ad-man Dhruv Mookerji on English theatre and what it means to Kolkata

Dhruv Mookerji is a creative director with Ogilvy. He is a founder-member of Theatrecian and has performed for 15+ years as an actor onstage and in movies, television and ad films. He’s also a q...
By Dhruv Mookerji

Arts  /  Published 06.11.21

Newer vision

Scripting an alternative theatre performance is getting more and more exciting. With various modes of devised theatre currently at play, the primacy of the playwright is no longer there. In fact, the ...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Arts  /  Published 30.10.21

Tough times

Theatre, for reasons too many and too complex to go into in this piece, is going through an extremely testing phase in Calcutta and beyond. But, in spite of the bleak times, Beadon Street Shubham Repe...
By Dipankar Sen


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