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  • Raktakarabi launches “Raag-e Robiraag-e”

    Chittagong-based music organisation Raktakarabi launched a special music album “Raag-e Robiraag-e” at The Daily Star-Bengal Arts Precinct at The Daily Star Centre on December 9. The album features a demonstrative presentation of Hindustani Classical Ragas along with Tagore songs based on the related ragas.

  • DU Annual Central Theatre Fest opens today

    Dhaka University's (DU) Theatre & Performance Studies department is all set to hold the 12th Dhaka University Central Annual Theatre Festival from today at its TSC Auditorium.

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    “Gondar” staged in Chittagong

    Theatre lovers of port city were captivated by the performance of “Gondar”, a Bangla adaptation of Eugene Ionesco's play “Rhinoceros”, on Saturday evening held at the city's Alliance Française auditorium.

  • Chittagong's Tirjak organises Theatre Fest in Dhaka

    To commemorate its 44-year history, Tirjak Natyadal, a noted theatre troupe of Chittagong recently organised the Tirjak Natyamela 2017 at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Dhaka from November 17-19.

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    BotTala adapts Sukumar work for stage

    On the opening day of the ongoing Dhaka Lit Fest, theatre troupe BotTala premiered their new production, “Bonyotherium”, based on Sukumar Roy's story “Heshoram Hushiarer Diary”, at the Nazrul Mancha of Bangla Academy.

  • PHAEDRA at Theatre Olympics 2018

    The eighth edition of the Theatre Olympics – one of the biggest international theatre festivals in the world – is set to take place in Delhi's

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    “Shikari” staged in Mymensingh

    Rangabhumi Theatre, a new platform of theatre group staged “Shikari” at Mymensingh Zila Shilpakala Academy auditorium on Friday evening.

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    Padatik to premiere “Gunjan Bibi'r Pala” today

    Reputed theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad is set to premiere their 41st stage production “Gunjan Bibi'r Pala” at the Dr. Nilima Ibrahim

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    Desh Natok revives “Nityapuran” after 14 years

    The bold and energetic Dilip Chakraborty is best remembered for his unparalleled portrayal of Ekalabya, the tragic hero of Masum

  • Laljomin gets a boost forward

    Bangladesh's Cultural Affairs Ministry has recently extended their support to theatre group Shunyan Reparatory for their much acclaimed production “Laljomin.”

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream staged at JKKNIU

    A five-day show of staging Shakespeare's evergreen comedy “A Midsummer Night's Dream” concluded at Studio Theatre Hall of Jatiya

  • Itihasher Mohanayokera

    Theatre troupe Universal Theatre has organised a seven-day theatre festival at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), focusing only on plays based on the historical figures of the sub-continent.

  • Bangladesh Theatre Fest opens Kolkata

    Prangonemor's Bangladesh Theatre Fest opens in Kolkata

    Bangladeshi theatre troupe Prangonemor's six-day theatre festival opened in Kolkata, India on Friday evening at the Satyajit Roy


    TASHER DESH A vivid retelling of a Tagore classic

    Srishti-Meena Bazar Dance Drama festival opened at the National Theatre Hall of BSA on November 1. The dance drama festival is

  • Shimul Yousuf returns to stage

    Noted thespian Shimul Yousuf is set to return to the stage today after a year-long hiatus, through a staging of Dhaka Theatre's popular

  • Five women theatre activists honoured in Chittagong

    For their contribution to the theatre movement despite all obstacles, five women dramatists were awarded on the third day of International Theatre Festival organised by Nandimukh at the open stage of the Chittagong Shilpakala Academy on Sunday.

  • Aranyak's international theatre fest begins today

    Aranyak Natyadal, one of the leading theatre troupes of the country, are celebrating their 45th anniversary (October 22) with a

  • A glimmer of light in the darkness

    Chandan Mohali, 55, is a tea worker who started drinking alcohol while still a young boy. With minimum wages, he couldn't sustain his family in the Deondi tea garden in Chunarughat Upazila of Habiganj.

  • Darpan Theatre celebrates 32nd anniv

    On October 10, 1986, while the country was raging in protest of dictatorship in Bangladesh, a theatre group was born in the land of culture and prosperity.

  • “It has been a very successful festival”… Golam Kuddus

    This year's edition of the Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival, one of the biggest theatre festivals of the country, will close

  • Bede'r Meye at Asian Youth Theatre Fest

    Prachyanat, one of the top theatre troupes of the country, is representing Bangladesh at the first Asian Youth Theatre Festival 2017, being held at Singapore. The three-day festival, organised by Buds Theatre began yesterday and is seeing participation of one troupe each from Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Phillippines and Bangladesh, along with five troupes from Singapore.

  • Golaper Jonno Juddho staged in Natore

    Sakam Sanskritik Sangathan, a leading cultural organisation of Natore district, staged Professor Tawhid Ahmed's play “Golaper Jonno Juddho” at Aminul Haque Gedu auditorium in Natore over the weekend.

  • Curtain rises on Ganga-Jamuna Festival

    The Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival, one of the major theatre festivals of the country, saw its curtain rise at the

  • “Ami Tumi” staged at JKKNIU

    Students of Theatre and Performance Studies Department of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University staged “Ami Tumi” at Natyakala

  • 6th Nat'l Youth Theatre Fest concludes today

    The “6th National Youth Theatre Festival 2017” concludes today at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). People's Theatre Association (PTA), in association with BSA has organised the six-day (September 30-October 5) festival.

  • Protest against persecution of Rohingyas

    Bangladesh Graam Theatre, Dhaka Theatre and affiliated organisations are organising a protest against the inhumane crimes inflicted

  • “Dancing is an experience, not a performance”

    On September 18, a discerning audience was gifted with a special performance at the National Museum during the 64th presentation of “Nupur Beje Jaye”, a bi-monthly programme organised by Shadhona Shangskritik Mondal to promote performing arts in Bangladesh.

  • Rizwan brought back audience to theatre halls

    Rizwan”, a short film, scripted and directed by Deepti Khurana, is based on “The Country without a Post Office” by Agha Shahid Ali, and adapted into a play by Abhisheikh Majumder.

  • Special fundraiser staging of “Rarang” today

    Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation (BGTF) has arranged for a special staging of Aranyak Natya Dal's popular theatre production

  • Mohidul Islam memorial theatre fest opens today

    Theatre troupe Byatikrom Nattya Goshthi is organising a three-day theatre festival from today until August 26 at Bangladesh Shilpakala