A five-day theatre festival organised by Jagoroni Theatre at Savar will end today at Enam Medical College and Hospital auditorium with staging of Shakespeare’s Macbeth by an Indian troupe.
The festival featuring six plays by four local and two Indian troupes has been organised marking 22nd founding anniversary of the troupe.
Rabindranagar Natyajug will stage Macbeth, directed by Dani Karmakar, depicts a brave Scottish general named Macbeth, who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland.
Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself.
Since the beginning of the festival on Thursday, five plays had already been staged.
Jagoroni Theatre staged Rajar Chithi, Indian troupe Bichitra Natya Sangstha staged Debotar Boli, Theatre (Bailey Road) presented Mayanodi, Jahangirnagar Theatre staged Train to Pakistan and Bunan Theatre presented Secrets of History.
‘We have organsied the festival in Savar so that the people outside the capital city get the chance to watch theatre plays,’ Smaran Saha, general secretary of Jagoroni Theatre, told New Age.
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