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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • “Hasonjaner Raja” to premiere tomorrow

    Prangonemor, one of the leading theatre troupes of the country, is bringing to stage a play about mystic poet and zamindar Hason Raja. Titled “Hasonjaner Raja”, the play has been written by eminent writer Shakur Majid and directed by Ananta Hira.

  • “Ekti Obastob Golpo” staged in Natore

    A reception was held for the family members of Babu Sankar Gobinda Chowdhury, who was awarded the Independence award 2018 (posthumous) for his contribution to the Liberation War. The play features the flaws in the social system. K Mondal, a convict to be executed for murdering his wife, does not die, rather loses consciousness. To revive him for the execution, the jailer and other attendants re-enact the incident for which Mondal has been sentenced to death.

  • Nagorik Natya Sampradaya celebrating Golden Jubilee

    Nagorik Natya Sampradaya, one of the top theatre troupes of the country, is celebrating their 50th founding anniversary, and four and a half decades of exhibiting plays for a fee, through elaborate programmes starting today.

  • 'Circus Circus' staged at RU Auditorium

    Popular theatre troupe Prachyanat's much-talked about play “Circus Circus” was staged at the Kazi Nazrul Islam Auditorium of Rajshahi