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  • 'SRABON TRAGEDY' - History comes to life

    Two days prior to the national day of mourning, Mohakal Nattya Shamproday staged the opening show of Srabon Tragedy at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday.

  • Prachyanat's 'Raja Ebong Onnanyo' on stage after three years

    After three long years, Prachyanat's Raja Ebong Onnanyo will be staged today in the Experimental Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 7pm.

  • Working in a London musical

    Sudip Chakroborthy, a theatre artiste from Bangladesh recently designed the lights for a popular musical named Jew You Love Me? in London.

  • Working in a London musical

    Sudip Chakroborthy, a theatre artiste from Bangladesh recently designed the lights for a popular musical named Jew You Love Me? in London.

  • Tagore's 'Shey' to be staged at Shilpakala today

    Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore's Shey will be staged at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 7:15pm today.

  • The final show of 'Rarang' at BSA

    After 14 years and 180 exhibitions, Aranyak Natyadal, one of the most well-known theatre troupes in Bangladesh, held the final show of their popular production Rarang. The show was staged on July 18 in the Experimental Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • 'Lal Jomin' on a countrywide tour

    Shunyan Repertory Theatre's applauded monologue Lal Jomin is based on the struggle of a woman during the liberation war in 1971 and it's aftermath.

  • Catch 'Kinu Kahar er Thetar' at Shilpakala today

    Kinu Kahar er Thetar is a vastly discussed play of writer Manoj Mitra. Many groups in Bangladesh have staged the play before and the audience has also been full of praise for it.

  • Theatre festival ends in Mymensingh

    Bahurupi Natya Sangstha, a leading cultural group in Mymensingh organised a two-day theatre festival which concluded on Satruday at

  • Theatre festival ends in Mymensingh

    Bahurupi Natya Sangstha, a leading cultural group in Mymensingh organised a two-day theatre festival which concluded on Satruday at

  • Loko Natyadal's 37th anniversary today

    Marking the 37th anniversary of Loko Natyadal, a celebration programme, featuring discussion and staging of the play Ratha Jatra will take place at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) at 5pm today.

  • 'Raja Himadri' staged at Shilpakala

    Drishtipat Natyadal staged their production Raja Himadri yesterday in Jatiya Natyashala, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • “It's time for theatre and media to offer something new”

    For close to two decades, Monirul Islam Rubel has been associated with theatre. Although he began with acting, he is now a regular writer for theatre and television.

  • Expressionism of 'Bon Manush'

    Eminent theatre troupe Prachyanat staged their highly praised production Bon Manush, directed by Baqar Bakul, yesterday at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • 'Purber Natyagatha' begins in Kolkata

    For the very first time, “Purber Natyagatha,” a week-long festival focusing on Bangladeshi theatre and writers began in Salt Lake City, Kolkata's Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre. The festival kicked off on June 21. Eminent politician Sovandeb Chattopadhyay, director, actor, and politician Bratya Basu, actor Kaushik Sen and Towfiq Hasan from Deputy High

  • Truth and beauty through Mad Theatre's 'Noddiyo Notim'

    Mad theatre, a repertory team created in 2015, sends out a thought-provoking message through their play Noddiyo Notim.

  • 'A Toy Operation Theatre'

    A Toy Operation Theatre, a short film by promising director Tamhid Ul Islam Nafi, has won eight national and international film festival awards. It stars popular actor Sabila Nur in her first short film role.

  • Shuvashis Sinha coming of age

    Shuvashis grew up in Ghoramara, a village in Moulvibazar, Sylhet that stands on the bank of Dholai River.

  • 'Mohajoner Nao' sails to Bhutan

    The Embassy of the People's Republic of Bangladesh in Bhutan brings a most popular theatre production of Bangladesh in Thimpu, named Mohajoner Nao (The Boat of Infinity). It is a significant initiative taken by

  • 'Mulluke Cholo' dedicated to tea labourers

    Recently, a theatrical performance by tea garden workers at the Deondi tea garden in the Chunarughat Upazila of Habiganj,

  • ‘Sonai Madhab’ flies to China

    Theatre troupe Loko Natyadal will stage their much-acclaimed production Sonai Madhab at Road and Belt Henan Art Festival 2018 in Henan, China. The festival began on May 14 and will continue till May 20. The troupe will stage two shows of the production on May 17 and 18 respectively.

  • A promising debut

    Hridmancho will be staging their first production drama titled Rudhir Rangini. The play is written and directed by Shubhashish Sinha and

  • The Lower Depths

    Watching a play is always an ephemeral experience. As a spectator you would not be disappointed with the performances of third year students from the Theater and Performance Studies Department of Dhaka University.

  • Eugene O' Neill's classic staged at Shilpakala

    With an aim to construct analytical plays while maintaining the artistic value, Shabdaboli started their journey back in 1978.

  • Palakar returns with “Ujane Mrityu”

    With the aim of popularising studio theater practice and interactive implementation of theater in creating social consciousness, Palakar started their journey in 2002. Their thirteenth production , Ujane Mrityu was staged in the Studio Theater Hall in National Shilpokola Academy, yesterday.

  • Indian classical theatre festival in Dhaka

    A five-day Indian classical theatre festival, featuring five classic Sanskrit plays by five troupes from India, will begin on May 10 at

  • Aranyak chalks two-day programmes marking May Day

    Aranyak Natya Dal, one of the leading theatre troupes of the country, has been observing International Workers' Day (also referred to as May Day, May 1) every year since 1982, with the philosophy 'theatre is not just entertainment; a sharp weapon in the class struggle'. This year will be no different, with the troupe set to hold two-day programmes to mark the occasion.

  • Aranyak chalks two-day programmes marking May Day

    Aranyak Natya Dal, one of the leading theatre troupes of the country, has been observing International Workers' Day (also referred to as May Day, May 1) every year since 1982, with the philosophy 'theatre is not just entertainment; a sharp weapon in the class struggle'. This year will be no different, with the troupe set to hold two-day programmes to mark the occasion.

  • Turongomi to participate in Philippine int'l dance fest

    Bangladeshi dance troupe Turongomi has been invited at Dance Xchange: Philippine International Dance Festival 2018 from April 26-30, 2018, according to a press release.

  • “Oprakritik Prakriti” to stage in Dhaka

    Habiganj-based theatre troupe Desh Natya Goshthi are bringing their latest production, “Oprakritik Prakriti” to the Dhaka stage later this week, after successful stagings in their locality.

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