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    Remembering Momtazuddin Ahmed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 02, 2020

    Today is the first death anniversary of late Ekushey Padak-winning playwright, theatre activist and TV actor Momtazuddin Ahmed. This correspondent talked to a number of...

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    Shakespeare’s Globe theatre warns of virus closure threat

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 01:19pm on May 19, 2020

    Shakespeare’s Globe, the replica open-air theatre in London, has warned it could close without emergency government funds to get it through the coronavirus lockdown, documents...

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    German dramatist, Vatican critic Rolf Hochhuth dies

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 01:25pm on May 15, 2020

    Provocative German dramatist Rolf Hochhuth, whose most famous play ‘The Deputy’ explored Vatican complicity in the Holocaust, has died aged 89, his publisher said on...

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    Poor people at risk of starvation

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:00pm on May 14, 2020

    Renowned actor Tariq Anam Khan said that the marginalised in society will face acute food crisis if the pandemic prolongs. ‘The marginalised people in society...

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    Destitute theatre artistes in dire need of support: Hira

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:54pm on April 27, 2020

    Destitute theatre artistes across the country are in dire need of support and many face uncertain future unless the government stands beside them, warned playwright-actor-director...

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    Theatre arena mourns Victor Daniel Nag

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on April 11, 2020

    Veteran jatra artiste Victor Daniel Nag passed away on Friday at a city hospital in the capital’s Sher-E-Bangla Nagar at around 12:10pm. He was 70....

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    Syed Badruddin Hossain Smrity Natyautsab cancelled

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 08:43pm on April 01, 2020

    Theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad has cancelled the tenth ‘Syed Badruddin Hossain Smrity Natyautsab’ in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. The troupe has been organising...

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    Mime performance aims at coronavirus awareness

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:06pm on March 29, 2020

    Popular mime artiste Nithar Mahbub has created a mime performance to spread awareness about coronavirus pandemic. A video of the performance titled ‘Stay Safe’ has...

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    Prachyanat cancels ‘Lal Jatra’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:10pm on March 25, 2020

    Prachyanat School of Acting and Design cancelled its annual ‘Lal Jatra’ performance on Wednesday in the wake of coronavirus outbreak. The theatre troupe has been...

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    BGTF suspends theatre activities till Mar 31

    | Updated at 11:03pm on March 18, 2020

    Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation, the umbrella theatre organisation which promotes theatre troupes and theatre practices across the country, has suspended theatre activities - shows, rehearsals...

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