Celebrating 49 years of Natyachakra

Natyachakra, the oldest theatre troupe in the country, has been performing on stage for the last 49 years. They have successfully produced 54 plays. “Bhaddarnok” is one of the most staged and...

The Manipuri Raas Leela: Where performance meets history and mythology

The Raas Leela is an important part of Manipuri culture. The term roughly means ‘dance of divine love and passion’. Dancers symbolise their spiritual love for Lord Krishna when they perform the...

Celebrating the legacy of Dhaka Theatre

Dhaka Theater was founded on July 29, 1973, with the slogan, “Moulik Natok Monchayoner Maddhome Bangla Natoker Mukti”. Established by noted cultural personality and freedom fighter Nasiruddin...

Dhaka Padatik celebrates 40 years of excellence

Dhaka Padatik, one of the leading theatre groups in the country, arranged a two-day long event at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, commemorating the groups’ 40 years.

Theatre resuming at Shilpakala Academy from Oct 23

Three performance halls of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) -- National Theatre, Experimental Theatre and Studio Theatre -- are set to open their doors to theatre lovers of the country from...

'Khoabnama’ at the Jahangirnagar University campus

Marking their 40th founding anniversary, Jahangirnagar Theatre staged their 37th production, ‘Khoabnama’, at the Jahangirnagar University campus yesterday.

October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020

Theatre resuming at Shilpakala Academy from Oct 23

Three performance halls of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) -- National Theatre, Experimental Theatre and Studio Theatre -- are set to open their doors to theatre lovers of the country from...

May 16, 2020
May 16, 2020

When the shows don’t go on

As we wrestle with the coronavirus pandemic, theatre artistes and production workers are trying to figure out how to stay afloat and take care of their community, since the very notion of live...

May 2, 2020
May 2, 2020

‘Frankenstein’ and ‘Anthony & Cleopatra’ streaming for free on YouTube

The National Theatre in London recently announced that live recordings of Danny Boyle's Frankenstein and Shakespeare's Antony & Cleopatra, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Ralph...

March 13, 2020
March 13, 2020

Dhaka Padatik celebrates 40 years of excellence

Dhaka Padatik, one of the leading theatre groups in the country, arranged a two-day long event at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, commemorating the groups’ 40 years.

March 13, 2020
March 13, 2020

Dhaka Theatre: A legacy

One of the most illustrious theatre troupes in the capital, Dhaka Theatre was predominantly formed by young freedom fighters including prominent filmmaker, Nasir Uddin Yousuff, renowned playwright...

February 17, 2020
February 17, 2020

'Khoabnama’ at the Jahangirnagar University campus

Marking their 40th founding anniversary, Jahangirnagar Theatre staged their 37th production, ‘Khoabnama’, at the Jahangirnagar University campus yesterday.

January 24, 2020
January 24, 2020

Theatre festival ‘Muktir Chetonay Shilpito Srijon Choturtho Barshik Natyautshab 2020’ held

The Department of Drama and Dramatics of Chittagong University (CU) arranged the theatre festival, Muktir Chetonay Shilpito Srijon Choturtho Barshik Natyautshab 2020, recently. Cultural Affairs...

January 20, 2020
January 20, 2020

An evening adorned with colours of Kathak

The impeccable footwork and storytelling of the dancers of Nrityanchal and Guru Shishya Parampara, along with the masters Shibli Mohammad and Shamim Ara Nipa, captivated the audience at ICCR...

December 25, 2019
December 25, 2019

Kathak Dance Festival begins at Chhayanaut

A three-day Kathak dance festival began yesterday at the main auditorium of Chhayanaut Shangskriti Bhavan in Dhanmondi.

December 25, 2019
December 25, 2019

Tirjak Natyamela 2019 begins today at TIC

Renowned thespians Bibhash Chakraborty and Mamunur Rashid will inaugurate the Tirjak Natyamela and Natya-Smarok Exhibition at 4:30pm today at the venue.