19h ago| Theatre & Arts

Five-day cultural programme on Bangladesh’s Liberation War to be held in Kolkata

A cultural event showcasing the relationship between India and Bangladesh during the latter’s Liberation War in 1971 will be organised by the Indian Army’s Eastern Command in Kolkata from September...

1d ago| Theatre & Arts

‘A New Testament of Romeo and Juliet’ to be staged at BSA

The play, “A New Testament of Romeo and Juliet”, produced by the theatre troupe, Empty Space, will be staged at National Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) today. The story is...

2d ago| Theatre & Arts

Swapnadal’s ‘Helen Keller’ goes to Int’l Online Drama Festival 2021

The Bangladeshi theatre troupe Swapnadal has been invited to perform their monodrama, “Helen Keller” at the International Online Drama Festival 2021, organised by Baksa Bratya Natyajan, a prominent...

19th show of ‘Abhishapta August’ to take place at BICC today

Bangladesh Police theatre troupe will stage the 19th show of their production ‘Abhishapta August’ this evening at Bangsbandhu International Conference Centre in the capital.

“August Repeated Attempts” portrays grotesque nature of August 21 grenade attack

In memory of the grenade attack on August 21, 2004, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) arranged an installation art exhibition titled “August Repeated Attempts”.

Bangladesh Mahila Samity reopens with ‘Lal Jomin’

The Bangladesh Mahila Samity (BMS) is set to reopen with "Lal Jomin" today. It is presented by Shunyan Repertory Theatre. The play, written by Mannan Hira and directed by Sudip...

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Five-day cultural programme on Bangladesh’s Liberation War to be held in Kolkata

A cultural event showcasing the relationship between India and Bangladesh during the latter’s Liberation War in 1971 will be organised by the Indian Army’s Eastern Command in Kolkata from September...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

‘A New Testament of Romeo and Juliet’ to be staged at BSA

The play, “A New Testament of Romeo and Juliet”, produced by the theatre troupe, Empty Space, will be staged at National Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) today. The story is...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Swapnadal’s ‘Helen Keller’ goes to Int’l Online Drama Festival 2021

The Bangladeshi theatre troupe Swapnadal has been invited to perform their monodrama, “Helen Keller” at the International Online Drama Festival 2021, organised by Baksa Bratya Natyajan, a prominent...

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

‘Imaginary of the Common: 50 years of Sultan’s Oeuvre’ underway at Bengal Shilpalay

Commemorating revered artist Sheikh Mohammed Sultan’s legacy, Bengal Shilpalay has organised the exhibition, “Imaginary of the Common: 50 years of Sultan’s Oeuvre”. The exhibition, which began on...

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Up Stage Theatre to stage ‘Shopnovuk’ at Bangladesh Mahila Samity today

“Shopnovuk” (The Dream Eater) the second production by repertory theatre group Up Stage, will premiere today at 7 pm at the Nilima Ibrahim Milonayoton, Bangladesh Mahila Samity. Based on Syed...

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

Young painter from Bogura dedicates unique art book to Bangabandhu

Young painter Tariqul Islam depicts his deep respect and admiration for the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, through his works of art.

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

Documentary ‘Ichchhenatai’ turns the spotlight on Ferdousi Mazumder’s life

Independence Award-winning actress Ferdousi Mazumder has been busy for a week, shooting for “Ichchhenatai”, a documentary about her own life. The shoot ends tomorrow. The documentary, directed by...

September 4, 2021
September 4, 2021

Visualising the present through Anup’s art

How does your work comment on current social and political issues?

September 4, 2021
September 4, 2021

The audience will get to see me in a new avatar on stage: Azizul Hakim

In a candid conversation with The Daily Star, the multifaceted actor opens up about returning to theatre where he first made his name.

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

The lone treasure trove of Bengali literary heritage in Karachi

The revolution that litterateur and musical polymath Kazi Nazrul Islam brought to Bengali literature is unparalleled.  It is known that he joined the British-Indian Army in 1917 during World War I,...