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    Theatre slams closure of state-owned jute mills

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:37pm on July 18, 2020

    Theatre troupe Theatre 52 premiered its play titled ‘Sonali Fansher Galpa’ criticising the closure of 25 state-owned jute mills in front of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Abdullah Al Mamun remembered

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2020

    Today is the 78th birth anniversary of late Ekushey Padak winning iconic playwright-actor-director Abdullah Al Mamun, who made huge contribution to the country’s theatre scene,...

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    Loko Natyadal’s 39th anniv celebrated virtually

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on July 07, 2020

    The 39th founding anniversary of Loko Natyadal was celebrated by two factions namely Loko Natyadal and Loko Natyadal (Banani) virtually on Monday. Loko Natyadal arranged...

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    Tropa, Pantha voice concern over incorrect pronunciation in plays

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on July 03, 2020

    Popular actor-director Tropa Majumder and playwright-director Pantha Shahriar voiced concern over incorrect pronunciation by artistes in theatre productions at an online programme held on Thursday....

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    Babu, Reza urge playwrights to pen original works

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on June 24, 2020

    Popular actor and member of Aranyak Natyadal Fazlur Rahman Babu and playwright Masum Reza urged playwrights to develop original works at an online programme titled...

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    Theatre arena will need time to bounce back

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:52pm on June 23, 2020

    Renowned theatre activist Rokeya Rafique Baby said the theatre arena of the country will need a lot of time to bounce back as the COVID-19...

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    Shilpakala holds virtual puppetry festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on June 16, 2020

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has organised a virtual puppetry festival marking World Puppetry Day 2020. The festival commenced on June 12. It is featuring 21 recorded...

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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...