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  • 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

  • Selim Al-Deen Festival kicks off with zeal

    The Selim Al Deen Festival opened in full swing at the main auditorium of the National Theatre Hall at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on August 19, through a ceremony that handed out a number of awards, and saw the staging of Dhaka Theatre's

  • Dhaka Theatre's Selim Al Deen Festival begins

    Dhaka Theatre's six-day Selim Al Deen Festival opened yesterday at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, featuring an array of plays and other programmes.

  • Swapnadal to hold Selim Al Deen festival

    Marking the 68th birth anniversary of Nattyacharya Selim Al Deen on August 18, theatre troupe Swapnadal is holding a three-day festival on August 18-20 at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). This is the 16th time the troupe is holding the festival.

  • Greek tragedy King Oedipus staged at JKKNIU

    The students of Theatre and Performance Studies Department of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU) in Trishal staged

  • Fourth staging of Hamlet today at BSA

    As part of the yearlong celebration of William Shakespeare's legacy, a Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) production of “Hamlet”, the

  • Padatik to stage “Paicho Chorer Kissa” today

    Dhaka Padatik will stage its popular production “Paicho Chorer Kissa” at the Experimental Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala

  • Agontuk Repertory stages “Dholeswari Opera”

    Agontuk Repertory Theatre staged their second production, “Dholeswari Opera” at the Experimental Theatre Hall of the Bangladesh Shilpakala

  • Prangonemor to stage “Condemned Cell” today

    Prangonemor Natya Dal will stage their 10th production, “Condemned Cell” at the Bangladesh Mahila Samity auditorium today at 7pm. The play is written by Ananta Hira and directed by Awal Reza.

  • Droho goes to West Bengal in August

    As part of a cultural exchange, Bogra Theatre will stage popular play " Droho" in West Bengal, India in August.

  • “Greek Trilogy” staged in Chittagong

    Theatre aficionados of Chittagong were in for a treat on Friday evening as they experienced Greek Trilogy, a combination of three

  • Jagoroni Theatre to premiere “Rajar Chithi”

    Savar-based theatre group Jagoroni Theatre is set to premiere their 15th production, “Rajar Chithi”, at the Centre for the Rehabilitation for the Paralysed (CRP)'s auditorium at Savar on the outskirts of the capital today at 7pm.

  • Padatik to stage “Gohonjatra” tomorrow

    Padatik Nattya Sangsad (TSC) is set to stage their play “Gohonjatra” tomorrow (July 22) at Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

  • Dhaka Theatre's “Our Country's Good”

    Reputed theatre troupe Dhaka Theatre held the fifth staging of their 46th production “Our Country's Good” at the National Theatre Hall in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday.

  • India to host Theatre Olympics 2018

    India will host the greatest carnival of theatre in the world -- Theatre Olympics -- for the first time from February 17 to April 8 next year.

  • Lokojo Natya Utsab concludes in Mymensingh

    “Mancha Moshal”, a play on the history of the group, was directed by Mehdi Tanjir of Theatre and Performance Art Department of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University.

  • Prangonemor's “Bibadi Sargam” to be staged today

    Celebrating Prangonemor's 11th founding anniversary, the theatre troupe will stage “Bibadi Sargam” on July 10 at 7pm.