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  • Prachyanat’s ‘Pulsiraat’ stuns the audience

    Popular theater group Prachyanat recently presented their 35th production, Pulsiraat, at the Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium, Mohila Shomiti. Originally written by Palestinian writer and political activist Ghassan Kanafani,

  • Let Me Out: The tale of a determined mother

    Tarua staged the seventh show of their play, Let Me Out, at Mahila Samiti yesterday. Based on true events, the play is written by Runa Kanchon and directed by Bakar Bokul.

  • Selim Al Deen’s ‘Chaka’ staged in Srimangal

    On an autumnal evening, when everyone else was exhausted from the heat, a group of people worked relentlessly to set the stage where the work of one of the country’s greatest playwright’s work would come to life.

  • Man of La Mancha: A scintillating musical

    Students from the Department of Drama & Dramatics of Jahangirnagar University recently staged the musical production, Man of La Mancha, at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Written by Dale Wasserman and inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’

  • ‘Haree Phatibe’ staged at BSA

    Utpal Natyadal staged the 50th show of their play, Haree Phatibe, at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), recently.

  • The grisly grenade attack remembered at BSA

    Commemorating the victims and their memories of the horrific grenade attack that took place on August 21, 2004, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) organised Muktijuddher Chetona Binashi Dhongshojoggo Sthapona Shilpo at the Nandan Moncho of BSA recently.

  • Remembering Bangabandhu in ‘Srabon Tragedy’

    Mohakal Nattya Shamproday will stage Srabon Tragedy at Dhaka Officers’ Club, Baily Road today, to commemorate National Mourning Day. The play will be staged in the auditorium of the Officers’ Club complex as a tribute to the Father of the Nation. This would be the

  • Padatik Natya Sangsad staged their popular play ‘Shey’

    Renowned theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad staged their popular play ‘Shey’, yesterday at the Experimental

  • Tonima Hamid on stage with ‘Eka Eka Nari’

    In the group’s 54th production, Tonima takes the stage in Eka Eka Nari. Based on Franca Rame’s A Woman Alone, the script was translated by Abdus Selim. The play was directed by Debarasad Debnath.

  • Chinese Cultural Month 2019 celebrated at BSA

    As a part of celebrating the Chinese Cultural Month 2019, theatre artistes from Bangladesh and China collaborated recently, to stage the plays Chitra and Rath Yatra by Rabindranath Tagore, at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

  • ‘Shokuntola’ staged at NSU

    North South University Cine and Drama Club (NSUCDC) staged Shokuntola, written by the great poet Kalidas, at the university auditorium recently.

  • Shabdabali to travel entire country for Baishakhini

    Shabdali Group Theatre (SGT), a theatre troupe of Barishal, is starting a tour with their production, Baishakhini.

  • Shabdabali to travel entire country for Baishakhini

    Shabdali Group Theatre (SGT), a theatre troupe of Barishal, is starting a tour with their production, Baishakhini.

  • Celebrating Abdullah Al Mamun on his 77th birth anniversary

    Abdullah Al Mamun was a stalwart in the fields of theatre, television and cinema in Bangladesh. Marking his 77th birth anniversary,

  • Masum Reza’s ‘Nityapuran’ makes a century today

    There are certain plays, when staged, leave a mark on the audience. It makes them coming back for more. One such play, which has been enthralling the viewers over the years, is Nityapuran.

  • DU brings new theatrical production based on European masterpiece

    Theatre and Performance Studies Department of Dhaka University is set to bring a new theatrical production, Aparera (The Others), to be staged on July 10 to 14 at 7 pm at the department’s laboratory Natmandal auditorium.

  • TOGETHER WE CAN stages puppet theatre at Chhayanaut

    Actor Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed’s organisation, Together We Can, in association with the British Council Bangladesh, staged a puppet theatre show,

  • “Theatre is my first love” – Tamalika Karmaker

    Having worked for theatre troupe Aranyak for 26 years, Tamalika Karmaker is a renowned name in theatre, film and television. The actor first came to prominence with Humayun Ahmed’s Kothao Keu Nei, and went on to become a notable figure in the acting industry. The Daily Star recently

  • Prangonemor stages ‘Darao Jonmo Jodi Tobo Bonge’ at Mahila Samiti

    Theatre troupe Prangonemor staged their 12th production, Darao Jonmo Jodi Tobo Bonge, at the Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Bangladesh Mahila Samiti on June 29, 2019.

  • BotTola stages Khona

    Theatre troupe BotTola staged the play ‘Khona’ at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on June 26.

  • Renowned thespians reflect on BITF

    ​The first Bangladesh International Theatre Festival 2019, organised by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), ITI Bangladesh Centre and Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation, beckons a bright prospect for Bangladeshi theatre. Renowned thespians have their reflections and suggestions regarding the festival.

  • Bangladesh international theatre festival under spotlight

    The maiden Bangladesh International Theatre Festival 2019, organised by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), International Theatre Institute (Bangladesh Centre) and Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation, is underway at BSA.

  • Bangladesh International Theatre Festival in full swing

    The maiden Bangladesh International Theatre Festival 2019 is in full swing. The weeklong (June 20-26) festival is featuring the staging of plays by eight theatre troupes from seven countries -- France, India, Russia, China, Vietnam, Nepal and Bangladesh.

  • ‘Dear Liar’ staged at BSA

    Theatre troupe Natyam Repertory staged the Bangla adaption of Jerome Kilty’s Dear Liar, at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) recently.

  • Bangla Nattyadal’s ‘Megh’ to be staged at BSA tomorrow

    Popular theatre troupe, Bangla Nattyadal, is set to stage the twelfth show of their play, Megh, at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), at 7 pm tomorrow.

  • ‘Shikhondi Kotha’ staged at BSA

    Renowned theatre troupe Mahakal Natya Sampraday will turn 36 on July 14. To mark the occasion, the group recently staged their renowned play Shikhondi Kotha for the 175th time, at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). President of Sammilito Sangskritik Jote (SSJ),

  • ‘Draupadi Parampara’ staged at BSA

    Theatre, a popular theatre troupe, staged their play, Drapaudi Parampara, recently at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The play presented the world of Mahabharta, intertwined with modern times.

  • A 'fearless' story

    Dhaka Theatre, in association with British Council Dhaka, recently staged the story of a visually impaired girl, titled Fearless, at the Experimental Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • Protik Theatre completes 33 years

    Protik Theatre also honoured numerous people for their notable contributions to the society.

  • Nrityanchal's 'Meera' to be staged at BSA today

    The dance drama, Meera, will be staged today at the National Theater Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) at 7 pm. It is produced by Nrityanchal.

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