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  • Celebrating Abdullah Al Mamun on his 77th birth anniversary

    Abdullah Al Mamun was a stalwart in the fields of theatre, television and cinema in Bangladesh. Marking his 77th birth anniversary,

  • Masum Reza’s ‘Nityapuran’ makes a century today

    There are certain plays, when staged, leave a mark on the audience. It makes them coming back for more. One such play, which has been enthralling the viewers over the years, is Nityapuran.

  • DU brings new theatrical production based on European masterpiece

    Theatre and Performance Studies Department of Dhaka University is set to bring a new theatrical production, Aparera (The Others), to be staged on July 10 to 14 at 7 pm at the department’s laboratory Natmandal auditorium.

  • TOGETHER WE CAN stages puppet theatre at Chhayanaut

    Actor Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed’s organisation, Together We Can, in association with the British Council Bangladesh, staged a puppet theatre show,

  • “Theatre is my first love” – Tamalika Karmaker

    Having worked for theatre troupe Aranyak for 26 years, Tamalika Karmaker is a renowned name in theatre, film and television. The actor first came to prominence with Humayun Ahmed’s Kothao Keu Nei, and went on to become a notable figure in the acting industry. The Daily Star recently

  • Prangonemor stages ‘Darao Jonmo Jodi Tobo Bonge’ at Mahila Samiti

    Theatre troupe Prangonemor staged their 12th production, Darao Jonmo Jodi Tobo Bonge, at the Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Bangladesh Mahila Samiti on June 29, 2019.

  • BotTola stages Khona

    Theatre troupe BotTola staged the play ‘Khona’ at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on June 26.

  • Renowned thespians reflect on BITF

    ​The first Bangladesh International Theatre Festival 2019, organised by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), ITI Bangladesh Centre and Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation, beckons a bright prospect for Bangladeshi theatre. Renowned thespians have their reflections and suggestions regarding the festival.

  • Bangladesh international theatre festival under spotlight

    The maiden Bangladesh International Theatre Festival 2019, organised by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), International Theatre Institute (Bangladesh Centre) and Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation, is underway at BSA.

  • Bangladesh International Theatre Festival in full swing

    The maiden Bangladesh International Theatre Festival 2019 is in full swing. The weeklong (June 20-26) festival is featuring the staging of plays by eight theatre troupes from seven countries -- France, India, Russia, China, Vietnam, Nepal and Bangladesh.

  • ‘Dear Liar’ staged at BSA

    Theatre troupe Natyam Repertory staged the Bangla adaption of Jerome Kilty’s Dear Liar, at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) recently.

  • Bangla Nattyadal’s ‘Megh’ to be staged at BSA tomorrow

    Popular theatre troupe, Bangla Nattyadal, is set to stage the twelfth show of their play, Megh, at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), at 7 pm tomorrow.

  • ‘Shikhondi Kotha’ staged at BSA

    Renowned theatre troupe Mahakal Natya Sampraday will turn 36 on July 14. To mark the occasion, the group recently staged their renowned play Shikhondi Kotha for the 175th time, at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). President of Sammilito Sangskritik Jote (SSJ),

  • ‘Draupadi Parampara’ staged at BSA

    Theatre, a popular theatre troupe, staged their play, Drapaudi Parampara, recently at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The play presented the world of Mahabharta, intertwined with modern times.

  • A 'fearless' story

    Dhaka Theatre, in association with British Council Dhaka, recently staged the story of a visually impaired girl, titled Fearless, at the Experimental Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • Protik Theatre completes 33 years

    Protik Theatre also honoured numerous people for their notable contributions to the society.

  • Nrityanchal's 'Meera' to be staged at BSA today

    The dance drama, Meera, will be staged today at the National Theater Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) at 7 pm. It is produced by Nrityanchal.

  • 'Tamsik' to stage at BSA

    Today, Teerondaz Theatre Troupe will be staging the 4th production of their play Tamsik, scripted by Apu Mehedi and directed by Kazi

  • Buderamer Kupe Pora: Civilisation down the gutter

    The three-act play is set in an unspecified region in modern times. It revolves around a simpleton, Buderam (Khairul Islam), who is all set to embrace death by drowning in a country well.

  • Dhaka Padatik's 'Trial of Surya Sen' at BSA today

    Dhaka Padatik's 'Trial of Surya Sen' at BSA today

    Dhaka Padatik, one of the leading theatre groups in the country, will stage the eleventh show of their play, Trial of Surya Sen, today at 7

  • Swapnadal stages 'Tringsha Shatabdi'  on Independence Day

    Swapnadal stages 'Tringsha Shatabdi' on Independence Day

    The anti-war production, directed by Zahid Repon and written by Badal Sircar, focuses on the genocides that occurred over different

  • Jibon O Rajnaitik Bastobota in review

    'Jibon O Rajnaitik Bastobota' in review

    After the success of his last theatrical production, Rizwan, legendary theatre director Syed Jamil Ahmed's latest production, Jibon O

  • Lal Jomin's 200th show today

    Shunyan Repertory Theatre's signature monologue, Lal Jomin, is set to reach the landmark of its 200th staging today at BATC auditorium in the capital city.

  • Beckett's 'Happy Days' staged in Sylhet

    Winnie, a lone woman buried to her waist. She follows her daily routine, prattles to her husband and remembers the memories of happy days.

  • 'Jibon O  Rajnoitik  Bastobota'  at BSA

    'Jibon O Rajnoitik Bastobota' at BSA

    Theatre troupe Spardha, in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, is staging the play titled

  • Drama fest organised at Jahangirnagar University

    Drama fest organised at Jahangirnagar University

    A week-long drama festival began at Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus on March 9, marking the 39th founding anniversary of Jahangirnagar Theatre.

  • Selim Al Deen's 'Muntasir' Staged at BSA

    Muntasir, written by Selim Al Deen, was staged at the Experimental Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on March 8. The musical comedy is the tenth production of Natyajon. It is directed by Selim Kamal.

  • Theatre festival

    Celebrating the spirit of International Mother Language Day

    Honouring the heroic struggles and sacrifices of our martyrs for our mother tongue Bangla, a fourteen-day theatre festival to mark the International Mother Language Day began in Sylhet on Monday.

  • Scholastica Inter-School Theatre Festival 2019

    Scholastica, one of Bangladesh's leading educational institutions, is set to host a two-day long theatre festival, on the occasion of International Mother Language Day, at their premises in Uttara, from February 21-22.

  • Turongomi turns 5

    Turongomi Repertory Dance Theatre celebrated their 5th year anniversary recently. The troupe commemorated the day with the members of the organisation at its studio, by arranging a get-together. Turongomi, along with its artistic director Pooja Sengupta have been one of the most revered young names in Bangladeshi dance since its inception.

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