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  • “Sampan Naiya” and “Putulnatya” staged at RU

    Two plays, “Sampan Naiya” and “Putulnatya”, were staged at Rajshahi University (RU) auditorium last week. Two troupes, Chattogram-based Uttaradhikar and Bangladesh Putul Natya Gobeshona O Unnayan Kendra respectively staged the plays on the third day of the week-long 'Bangladesh-India alliance theatre Festival-2018' at Rajshahi University campus.

  • Green University organises Shakespeare Festival

    A two-day Shakespeare Fest 2018 was organised by the English Club under the department of English of Green University of Bangladesh (GUB) recently.

  • Lal Jomin

    “Lal Jomin” at 150

    Shunyan Repertory Theatre's maiden production “Lal Jomin” is set to reach the landmark of 150 stagings tomorrow, as it tours the Moulvibazar district.

  • Sunnydale students stage Balmiki Pratibha

    As the red curtain rises, you find yourself in Ratnakar's forest densely filled with trees wildly entangled by creeping plants. You would panic at the look of the terrifying robbers of scary getup. Only by close observation do you realize that the robbers were little children, because they are section one students of Sunnydale School who performed “Balmiki Pratibha”, the first dance drama written by Rabindranath Tagore. The show took place on April 2 at the main auditorium of the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • “A Different Romeo and Juliet” to be screened at districts

    British Council Dhaka, in partnership with Dhaka Theatre has filmed the play “A Different Romeo and Juliet” which was performed by a

  • Inter-School Drama Festival held at Scholastica

    A two-day Inter-school Drama Festival concluded on March 24 at Scholastica Uttara Senior Section. The festival was held at the school's STM Hall where well- known schools and college from Dhaka city participated, according to a press release.

  • Prachyanat's “Laljatra” today

    To observe the dark night of March 25, 1971 when the Pakistani occupation army cracked down on Dhaka and launched one of the most

  • 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.