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  • Drishtipat to stage “Raja Himadri” today

    Theatre troupe Drishtipat will stage the 40th show of their acclaimed play “Raja Himadri” this evening at 7pm at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the capital.

  • Prachyanat's 50th staging of “Kinu Kaharer Thetar” today

    On the 38th anniversary of Dhaka Padatik, Prachyanat will stage its production “Kinu Kaharer Thetar” for the landmark 50th time, at the National Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 7pm today. The acclaimed play, written by Manoj Mitra and directed by Kaji Taufiqul Islam Imon, transports the audience to an imaginary country named Puttna, ruled by a fraudulent king. The comedy moves forward with several humorous

  • JKKNIU students stage two plays in Rajshahi

    The Theatre and Performance Studies Department of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU) in Mymensingh staged two plays in Rajshahi, as part of their Rajshahi tour, on March 10. Upon invitation from Department of Theatre of Rajshahi University (RU), Masters students of Theatre and Performance Studies Department of JKKNIU staged musical drama “The Rebel Poet” at the RU campus.

  • Barak-Surma Theatre Festival 2018

    Surma river of Sylhet and Barak river of Assam may be divided by a border but the Barak-Surma valley share common folklore, culture and traditions.

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    Dhaka Padatik's theatre festival underway

    Dhaka Padatik, one of the foremost theatre troupes of the country, is celebrating their 38th founding anniversary with an eight-day theatre festival at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

  • From Experimental Theatre Hall to Theatre Olympics in India

    Department of Theatre and Performance Studies of University of Dhaka are staging "Panjore Chandroban" (Lunatic Asylum), written by Shahman Moishan and directed by Professor Israfil Shaheen. The play has been staged at the Experimental Theatre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy from 6th to 9th March at 7 pm each evening. Masters' students of the department are performing in the play, says a press release.

  • Srishti Cultural Centre performs in Manila

    Bangladeshi dance company Srishti Cultural Centre delivered a well-received performance at the Philippine's capital Manila on February 28, in a cultural programme organised by Asad Alam Siam, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Philippines.

  • “PaNjore Chandrabaan” set for staging on five consecutive days

    Dhaka University's Theatre and Performance Studies Department has produced a new stage play, and are setting up for five shows of

  • Nrityanchal's “Rai Krishna Padabali” at Theatre Olympics

    The 8th edition of the Theatre Olympics, one of the biggest international theatre festivals in the world, is currently underway in India, and Bangladeshi dance troupe Nrityanchal is presenting their dance-drama “Rai Krishna Padabali” at the festival.

  • Twelve-day theatre fest begins in Sylhet

    Munier Chowdhury's iconic play “Kobor”, staged by Naboshikha Natyadal, opened a 12-day theatre festival in Sylhet's Kobi Nazrul

  • Sanglap to stage “Bodh” today

    Theatre troupe Sanglap is set to stage their 26th production “Bodh”, to mark the upcoming International Mother Language Day and as a

  • Students stage “King Oedipus” at JKKNIU

    Sophocles' ever-appealing Greek tragedy “King Oedipus” was staged at the Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU) campus in

  • 10-day long theatre fest begins at JU

    A ten-day inter-university theatre festival began yesterday at Jahangirnagar University (JU).

  • Udichi celebrates golden jubilee

    The three-day Mymensingh divisional theatre festival organised by Mymensingh Udichi Shilpi Goshthi began at the local Shilpakala

  • “Panchanari Akhyan” to be staged today

    Dhaka Theatre will stage their 37th production; “Ponchanari Akhyan” today at 7pm at the Mahila Samiti Mancha in the capital's Baily Road

  • Forty years of Padatik Bangladesh

    Noted theatre troupe Padatik Bangladesh celebrated its 40th founding anniversary at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on January 20.

  • 15-day Jatra festival underway in Jhenidah

    A jatra (folk theatre) festival opened at the district Shilpakala Academy in Jhenidah on Wednesday organised by Jhenidah Shilpakala Academy and Aniket Jatra Shilpi Sangsad.

  • Ensemble Theatre marks 100th staging of “Court Martial”

    Ensemble Theatre, a leading theatre troupe of Mymensingh, staged “Court Martial” at Mymensingh Zila Shilpakala Academy auditorium on Friday evening.

  • Double show of “Tragedy Palashbari” at BSA today

    Theatre troupe Prachyanat will stage their production “Tragedy Palashbari” at the Experimental Theatre Hall of the Bangladesh Shilpakala

  • Standing the test of time

    The International Bangla Literature Conference 1424, on the theme “Bishwamanab Hobi Jadi Kayemon-e Bangali Ho”, concluded

  • JU observes Selim Al Deen's death anniversary

    The 10th death anniversary of 'Natyacharya' Professor Selim Al Deen was observed at the Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus yesterday with daylong programmes.

  • Palakar bringing back “Bangla'r Mati Bangla'r Jol”

    Theatre troupe Palakar is bringing back their acclaimed production “Bangla'r Mati Bangla'r Jol” to the stage, today at the Bangladesh

  • Kamal Ahmed receives FOBANA Award

    Federation of Bangladeshi Association in North America, (FOBANA) Canada recently conferred the FOBANA Award to Kamal Ahmed, Director of External Service, Bangladesh Betar, for his contribution to radio transmission both at home and abroad.

  • “Joytun Bibi” staged in Mymensingh

    A capacity auditorium of Mymensingh Gymnasium was enthralled at a vibrant cultural show held Thursday evening. Mymensingh district administration organised the programme, marking a development fair.

  • “Tiner Talwar” staged at JU

    The much acclaimed production of Jahangirnagar Theatre 'Tiner Tolowar' was staged at Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Sunday night

  • Selim Al Deen Memorial Festival 2018

    Selim Al Deen Memorial Fest from Jan 12-14

    To mark the tenth death anniversary of 'Natyacharya' Selim Al Deen (January 14), Dhaka Theatre and Bangladesh Gram Theatre

  • Prachyanat to stage “Bon Manush” today

    Theatre troupe Prachyanat is bringing back Eugene O'Neill's “The Hairy Ape” on stage in their adaptation titled “Bon Manush”. The

  • Tirjak Natyamela concludes in port city

    Tirjak Natyadal, a theatre group of Chittagong, organised a four-day theatre festival on the occasion of its 44-year anniversary at Theatre

  • Mymensingh Shilpakala stages “Mahua”

    Artistes of Mymensingh Zila Shilpakala Academy staged dance-drama “Mahua”, an evergreen pala of Mymensingh Geetika at a cultural

  • 10th anniversary of Ensemble Theatre

    Ensemble Theater, a leading theatre troupe of Mymensingh honoured three journalists at a programme marking the group's 10th