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  • Magical water ballet 'Ala-al-din' casts its spell on the city

    A one-of-a-kind rendition of the timeless tale of Aladdin and the magic lamp was presented through a beautiful water ballet performance by the Indian Life Saving Society (ILSS) at a two-day programme. 43 water ballet dancers performed the dance drama, Ala-al-din, at Syed Kazi Nazrul Islam National Swimming Pool.

  • 'Secret of History' staged at BSA

    Bunon Theatre's production Secret of History showcases a painful chapter of Bangladesh's history. On Sunday, the 8th production of Secret of History was staged in the Experimental Hall of Bangladeshi Shilpakala Academy (BSA). The story is based on 1975's Jail Killing Day and the Sipahi-Janata Biplob.

  • BSA commemorates Syed Shamsul Haq

    In memory of versatile poet and writer Syed Shamsul Haq, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) has organised a two-day programme (September 27 & 29).


    Dr Shaheen is presently directing Macbeth, set to be staged between October 9-14 by Master's students of the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of

  • Die Mimosen stages 'Josephine and the Brothers of the Wind'

    The German theatre group Die Mimosen recently performed Josephine and the Brothers of the Wind for the German language learners of Schools:

  • Utsho stages AGUN CHABUK

    Theatre group Utsho staged their fifth production, Agun Chabuk at the Experimental Hall in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on September 14. The premier took place at 5 pm, and the show took place at 7:30 pm on the same day. The drama was directed by Mannan Hira.

  • Padatik Nattya Sangsad to stage 'Macbeth' at BSA

    After a break of years, Padatik Nattya Sangsad, TSC will stage William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth. The event will take place at the

  • 'Kochi Smriti Nattya Utshob' starts from tomorrow

    September 13 marks the 16th death anniversary of cultural activist, one of the founding members of Padatik Nattya Sangsad and organising secretary of Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation, Abu Mohammad Murtaish.

  • IDLC Theatre Festival 2018 Ends

    The closing ceremony of the five-day long IDLC Theatre Festival 2018 was held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on September 8.

  • SHEY staged at Bangladesh Mahila Samiti

    Based on Rabindranath Tagore's story, Shey was staged by Padatik Nattya Sangsad Bangladesh yesterday at 7 pm in Bangladesh Mahila Samiti. The play was directed by Debashish Gosh, and starred Samia Joyi, Mizan, Kamal Sadia, Pavel, Doly among others.