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    Malaysree Hashmi talks on theatre’s influence on society

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:55pm on March 01, 2017

    Noted Indian theatre activist Malaysree Hashmi said that theatre is a powerful art form that can generate awareness among the masses for their rights...

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    Bangladesh street theatre fest begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:52pm on March 01, 2017

    The week-long Bangladesh Street Theatre Festival kicked off on Wednesday at Central Shaheed Minar through performances by three theatre troupes...

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    DU theatre fest ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on February 28, 2017

    The weeklong annual central theatre festival of Dhaka University, organised by Dhaka University’s theatre and performance studies department, ended on Monday with staging of Sararattir...

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    Nothing effective has done for jatra: Noor

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:18pm on February 28, 2017

      The minister for cultural affairs, Azaduzzan Noor, on Tuesday said so far anything effective could not be done for the revival of jatra. The...

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    Theatre fest marking Int’l Mother Language Day ends today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on February 27, 2017

    The month-long theatre festival marking the International Mother Language Day will end today with the staging of Dhaka Theatre’s Aronba Meiri and Dibalok Theatre’s street...

  • Litterateurs from 3 countries participate in lit confece

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:41pm on February 25, 2017

    A three-day literary conference, with participation of litterateurs from three countries, is underway in Sylhet as part of the 10-day cultural festival organised by Bengal...

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    Khaled Khan remembered

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:04pm on February 25, 2017

    Late actor Khaled Khan was remembered on his 60th birth anniversary through a commemorative programme on Saturday at National Theatre Hall...

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    Ataur Rahman to direct Hamlet

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:55pm on February 24, 2017

    Thespian Ataur Rahman is directing English poet-playwright William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Hamlet, translated by the late poet-playwright Syed Shamsul Haq...

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    Two plays staged

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:15pm on February 24, 2017

    Two plays titled ‘Ekjon Chakorer Jiban Bastobata’ and ‘Kangkal’ were staged on the third day of the ongoing weeklong theatre festival, organised by Dhaka University’s...

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    DU theatre fest underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on February 23, 2017

    The weeklong theatre festival organised by Dhaka University’s theatre and performance studies department is underway at TSC auditorium of the university...