Pir who speaks textbook language

Pir (variant spelling: Peer) is purely a subcontinent concept that has etymological root in Persian language. In English, the word can be translated into saint or more specifically, holy man.

Musical versus Dance-drama

More than once I have written in this column that Bangla theatre lacks musicals though we have a reasonably long tradition of dance-drama introduced by Rabindranath Thakur.

Shouts of applause

I am not talking about any common shouts of applause that we often come across in any political meet or in any mesmerizing performance by a performing maestro—it's the youth I am talking

January 14, 2017
January 14, 2017

The Mud

These are some exclusive snaps from the Iranian theatre group "The Crazy Body", performing their play "The Mud", from "Bot Tola Rongo Mela 2016". It was the part of the initiative "Dharitri o Manob Hotta Birodhi Muktir Utshob."

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

A Gist of 'Shakespeare Lives'

Recently, Dhaka University's Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, in collaboration with the British Council Bangladesh...