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


Books  /  Published 08.11.18

Theatre fires Palestine's cultural resistance

The first section introduces Juliano Mer Khamis and his mother, Arna, who, in spite of their Israeli past, were the primary players in inspiring a movement of challenge/resistance in the Israeli-occup...
By Abhijit Sen

Arts  /  Published 16.05.20

Taking theatre online

Theatre derives its lifeblood through social gathering and the intimate interface between various categories of stakeholders. With social distancing and isolation constituting the new normal, a death-...
By Dipankar Sen

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.19

Good theatre is more than stagecraft

Non-resident Indians often get it wrong when writing about the social scene in India. One British-Indian novelist made a Bengali police sergeant an old Harrovian with an impeccable Home Counties accen...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

North East  /  Published 05.05.20

Covid-19 casts a cloud on mobile theatre

The novel coronavirus pandemic has cast a cloud of uncertainty over this year’s performances of bhramyoman (mobile theatre) — Assam’s biggest entertainment medium.The pandemic had already dealt ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Arts  /  Published 13.12.18

Sunita Rao on stage but not for Paree hoon main

Suneeta Rao — the pop diva of the ’90s who gave us an evergreen hit in Paree hoon main — is in Calcutta with her play Ga Re Maa. We caught up with her on acting, singing and music then and now....
By Priyanka Roy


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