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    Istanbul authorities ban Kurdish language play

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 11:14pm on October 15, 2020

    Turkish authorities have banned a Kurdish-language play that was due to open Tuesday in Istanbul’s municipal theatre for the first time in its 106-year history,...

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    Curtain falls on Bhoyke Joy Kore Natak

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on October 10, 2020

    A two-day theatre festival titled Bhoyke Joy Kore Natak, that aimed at inspiring theatre troupes return to stage and protest at the continued rape, violence...

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    Bhoyke Joy Kore Natak to commence on Friday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on October 07, 2020

    A two-day theatre festival titled Bhoyke Joy Kore Natak will commence on Friday at Donia Studio Theatre Hall in capital’s Jatrabari area, said a press...

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    Ataur Rahman tests COVID-19 positive

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:37pm on October 06, 2020

    Renowned thespian Ataur Rahman has tested positive for COVID 19 and is currently undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University. He gave swab samples...

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    Theatre activists for staging monodrama until situation improves

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:02pm on October 04, 2020

    Theatre activists have said that although Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy will reopen its theatre venues on October 23 amid the COVID-19 outbreak, it will be prudent...

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    Curtain falls on month-long Mahala Magan

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:22pm on October 03, 2020

    Theatre troupe Prachyanaut concluded its month-long theatre festival, titled Mahala Magan, on Saturday with the play ‘Faust Athoba Anya Keu’ at its rehearsal room in...

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    Lal Jamin staged at Mahila Samity

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on October 02, 2020

    Theatre troupe Shunnon Repertory staged its acclaimed liberation war-based play Lal Jamin at Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Bangladesh Mahila Samity on Friday. The play, written...

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    Shipakala to reopen, provide theatre venues for free

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on October 02, 2020

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy is set to reopen its three venues namely National Theatre Hall, Experimental Theatre Hall and Studio Theatre Hall from October 23 following...

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    It’s time to reopen theatre venues

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 09:28pm on September 29, 2020

    Renowned film actor, theatre activist, playwright and director Azad Abul Kalam said it is high time that authorities concerned reopen theatre venues and rehearsal rooms...

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    SM Solaiman’s 67th birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2020

    Today is the 67th birth anniversary of the late Ekushey Padak-winning playwright, director, actor, music composer, singer and organiser S M Solaiman. SM Solaiman, born...