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  • Scholastica Inter-School Theatre Festival 2019

    Scholastica, one of Bangladesh's leading educational institutions, is set to host a two-day long theatre festival, on the occasion of International Mother Language Day, at their premises in Uttara, from February 21-22.

  • Turongomi turns 5

    Turongomi Repertory Dance Theatre celebrated their 5th year anniversary recently. The troupe commemorated the day with the members of the organisation at its studio, by arranging a get-together. Turongomi, along with its artistic director Pooja Sengupta have been one of the most revered young names in Bangladeshi dance since its inception.

  • National Folk Theatre Festival concludes in Sylhet

    The first National Folk Theatre Festival concluded in Sylhet with the play, Kanai Chader Nandini, by Rangpur Natyakendra.

  • Jatiyo Patho Natya Utshab 2019 begins today

    The eight-day Jatiyo Patho Natya Utshab 2019 (National Street Theatre Festival 2019) is set to commence with an opening ceremony today at the Central Shaheed Minar at 4 pm.

  • MACBETH to be staged in Bangladesh and India

    An adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, presented by the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Dhaka, is set to return to the stage.

  • 'Galileo' back in theatre

    The 46th production of Nagorik Natya Sampradaya's Galileo by Bertolt Brecht will be staged today at the Experimental Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 7 pm.

  • Natya Utsab held in Mymensingh

    A day-long theatre festival, organised by Rangabhumi Theatre, was recently held at Mymensingh Shilpakala Academy.

  • Padatik Natya Sangsad turns 41

    Theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad turns 41 on January 21. To celebrate the anniversary, the theatre troupe will host a festive rally tomorrow.

  • Paying tribute to Selim Al Deen

    On the occasion of the 11th death anniversary of renowned playwright and theatre artiste Selim Al Deen, theatre troupe Swapnadal

  • Bottala to stage 'Khana' in India

    The three-day-long Jalpaiguri Kalakushali Theatre Festival 2019 begins today. Theatre troupe, BotTala from Bangladesh, will stage their

  • 'Irsha' staged at BSA

    A 100-minute drama of a love triangle, filled with jealousy, passion and emotions, was recently staged at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). Titled Irsha, the play was staged by theatre troupe Prangonemor.

  • Mohakal Natya Sampraday to stage 'Neelakhyan' in India

    Theatre troupe, Mohakala Natya Sampraday, is going to stage their production Neelakhyan, in three festivals in Tripura, India.

  • Bangladeshi monologues enthrall international audience

    Recently, two acclaimed Bangladeshi monologues were staged in India and Korea. The diverse audience was enthralled by the performances.

  • 'Bohipir' sends out a strong message

    The play was directed by Afrin Huda, a lecturer at Jagannath University. She also played the role of Khodeja, the wife of a zamindar. Her headstrong, vocal and confident attitude stood out throughout the play.

  • 'Biallisher Biplob' staged at BSA

    To revive and retain the art form of Jatrapala, the central drama section on Bangladesh, Udichi Shilpa Goshthi performed Biallisher Biplob at the Experimental Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on December 19.

  • 'Biallisher Biplob' staged at BSA

    To revive and retain the art form of Jatrapala, the central drama section on Bangladesh, Udichi Shilpa Goshthi performed Biallisher Biplob at the Experimental Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on December 19.

  • Shimul Yousuf on making 'Putra'

    How did you come up with the concept of bringing Selim Al Deen's Putra to the stage?

  • 'Court Marshal' staged at JKKNIU

    To celebrate the 47th Victory Day of our nation, recently, the students of the Theatre and Performance Studies Department of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU) staged the play, Court Marshal, which revolves around the Liberation War of Bangladesh.

  • 'In the skin of the other' staged at Shilpakala

    The performance titled, In The Skin Of The Other, started with the dancers stripping their clothes off. They were comfortable in their own skins and let each other explore it as they were dancing.

  • Ramendu Majumdar honoured in China

    Ramendu Majumdar, former President (worldwide) of the International Theatre Institute (ITI) and now its honourary president, was

  • MAHASTHAN: A play capturing three thousand years of history

    Tens of thousands of enthusiastic people marched to the archaeological site of Vashubihar in the then ancient capital of Bengal--Pundranagar, Bogura to watch the play Mahasthan.

  • Nagorik Natya Sampradaya's Open Couple to be staged in London

    The 45th production of Nagorik Natya Sampradaya, Open Couple is going to be staged in the festival Season of Bangla Drama, organised by London Borough of Tower Hamlets in London.

  • Adaptation of 'Les Justes' staged in Chattogram

    Theatre enthusiasts of Chattogram were mesmerised by the performance of Nayporayonota, the Bangla adaptation of Albert Camus's play, Les Justes, recently at the city's Alliance Française auditorium.

  • 'Oh My Sweet Land' staged at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

    “I used to cringe thinking about Syria. Now I cringe because of Ashraf,” said the actor, who is in search of her refugee activist lover Ashraf, in the play Oh My Sweet Land.

  • Macbethto be staged at Bharat Rang Mahotsav

    Department of Theatre and Performance Studies of University of Dhaka's new production, Macbeth, has been selected for staging at 20th Bharat Rang Mahotsav 2019 by the National School of Drama, New Delhi, India.

  • ‘Galileo’ to be staged at Shilpakala

    The 46th production of Nagorik Natya Sampradaya's Galileo by Bertolt Brecht will be staged tomorrow (November 6) at the Experimental Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 7 pm.

  • Padatik Natya Sangsad's 'Gohonjatra' to be staged in Kolkata

    Padatik Natya Sangsad, one of the most popular theatre troupes in Bangladesh, will stage their much-acclaimed play Gohonjatra

  • Sitar Agniparikkha staged at BSA

    The Indian epic, 'Ramayana', tells the story of Lord Rama's journey to free his wife Sita from Ravana. One of the episodes of 'Ramayana', where Sita is asked to prove her chastity was staged on recently at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • Swapnadal to participate in Festival/Tokyo 2018

    Theatre troupe Swapnadal will stage their production, Tringsha Shatabdee, directed by Zahid Repon and scripted by Badal Sircar, at

  • Parvathy Baul's spell-binding show at Shilpakala

    Noted Baul artiste Parvathy Baul captivated the audience with an impeccable performance in a musical soiree titled Ki Rup Dekhi Nayan Mudi at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) recently.

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