Culture  /  Published 02.02.20

The relevance of King Lear in today’s world

At the discussion christened King Lear in 2020 as part of the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet in association with The Telegraph held at the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall’s Western Quadrangle on Jan...
By Aniruddha Biswas

India  /  Published 20.02.19

Attack on Kashmir play sets up test for Rajasthan CM Gehlot

Several eminent theatre personalities have appealed to Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot to ensure that a play on Kashmir returns to the stage again after right-wing activists forced its withdrawa...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 11.03.20

A tale of epic rumination

Students of Kalamandalam Goutam at Behala Natyalok, in collaboration with a bunch of artists, actualised an unfinished project of their guru in the form of a dance drama titled Raja — The Formless K...
By Ankit Santra

Culture  /  Published 25.05.19

Theatre for social and political change

When they reconvened, the villager who had disagreed was ready with his argument. He made the point that the guilty man was a poor man and it was his poverty that had made him steal the vegetable in t...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.19

Acts from 11 countries in EZCC kids’ play fest

The Bharatiyam complex of the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre has been coming alive every evening since Tuesday with the laughter and applause of children. While most are in the audience with guardians ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


Entertainment  /  Published 02.12.19

Ira the boss

Aamir Khan’s 21-year-old daughter Ira Khan is set to make her directorial debut this month with the theatrical production Euripides' Medea. 'Super-duper excited and not all nervous' about the play, ...
By Ushnota Paul

Entertainment  /  Published 02.12.19

Hazel’s dark stage

Actress Hazel Keech, Yuvraj Singh’s wife, stars in the lead of Euripides’ Medea — Aamir Khan’s daughter Ira Khan’s directorial debut on stage. Taken from the ancient Greek tragedy Medea writ...
By Ushnota Paul

North East  /  Published 23.11.19

Drama in sylvan nook

The 10th Under the Sal Tree, a theatre festival, will begin at Rampur village in Goalpara on December 15, the organisers Badungduppa Kalakendra, a theatre training school, said on Friday.The three-day...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Arts  /  Published 15.12.18

Tripura's theatre artistes anxious under new govt

A makeshift mosque stands tall onstage. A play is in progress. An actor playing Swami Vivekananda is talking about the greatness of all religions. Some scenes later he refuses to meet the Brahmins —...
By Sonia Sarkar

Arts  /  Published 04.04.19

Update your Broadway list: 4 must-watch shows

By Smita Tripathi


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