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  • ‘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.

  • National Folk Theatre Festival concludes in Sylhet

    The first National Folk Theatre Festival concluded in Sylhet with the play, Kanai Chader Nandini, by Rangpur Natyakendra.

  • Jatiyo Patho Natya Utshab 2019 begins today

    The eight-day Jatiyo Patho Natya Utshab 2019 (National Street Theatre Festival 2019) is set to commence with an opening ceremony today at the Central Shaheed Minar at 4 pm.

  • MACBETH to be staged in Bangladesh and India

    An adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, presented by the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Dhaka, is set to return to the stage.

  • 'Galileo' back in theatre

    The 46th production of Nagorik Natya Sampradaya's Galileo by Bertolt Brecht will be staged today at the Experimental Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 7 pm.

  • Natya Utsab held in Mymensingh

    A day-long theatre festival, organised by Rangabhumi Theatre, was recently held at Mymensingh Shilpakala Academy.

  • Padatik Natya Sangsad turns 41

    Theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad turns 41 on January 21. To celebrate the anniversary, the theatre troupe will host a festive rally tomorrow.

  • Paying tribute to Selim Al Deen

    On the occasion of the 11th death anniversary of renowned playwright and theatre artiste Selim Al Deen, theatre troupe Swapnadal

  • Bottala to stage 'Khana' in India

    The three-day-long Jalpaiguri Kalakushali Theatre Festival 2019 begins today. Theatre troupe, BotTala from Bangladesh, will stage their

  • 'Irsha' staged at BSA

    A 100-minute drama of a love triangle, filled with jealousy, passion and emotions, was recently staged at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). Titled Irsha, the play was staged by theatre troupe Prangonemor.

  • Mohakal Natya Sampraday to stage 'Neelakhyan' in India

    Theatre troupe, Mohakala Natya Sampraday, is going to stage their production Neelakhyan, in three festivals in Tripura, India.

  • Bangladeshi monologues enthrall international audience

    Recently, two acclaimed Bangladeshi monologues were staged in India and Korea. The diverse audience was enthralled by the performances.

  • 'Bohipir' sends out a strong message

    The play was directed by Afrin Huda, a lecturer at Jagannath University. She also played the role of Khodeja, the wife of a zamindar. Her headstrong, vocal and confident attitude stood out throughout the play.

  • 'Biallisher Biplob' staged at BSA

    To revive and retain the art form of Jatrapala, the central drama section on Bangladesh, Udichi Shilpa Goshthi performed Biallisher Biplob at the Experimental Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on December 19.