A scene from Chandala

Ranga Shankara's annual theatre festival stages plays 'that almost weren't'

Ranga Shankara’s annual theatre festival focuses on the themes of dissent and curtailed opinions

The all-women cast of Romeo & Juliet

The Handlebards: It’s all about love and laughter in this unique take on Romeo & Juliet

Make way for The Handlebards from London, as they come to the city for their debut performance 

TM Karthik

Beyond good & evil: Theatre Nisha’s Dashaanan reimagines the Ramayana in Ravan’s perspective

The one-actor play lasting over 75-minutes revolves around the story of Ravana, as told by Ravana himself and features acclaimed actor TM Karthik playing the protagonist.

Shankar Chugani

Comicstaan’s Shankar Chugani talks about his first live show and being nervous

The Bengaluru-based comedian will perform in Hyderabad, this weekend, with Abish Mathew. 

Actors rehearsing the play, Silence! The Court is in Session

Theatrecian's Tathagata Chowdhury to stage Silence! The Court is in Session in Kolkata

Thespian Tathagata Chowdhury, founder of Theatrecian is all set to stage Silence!The Court is in Session in Kolkata 

The cast of Out of Order

The Madras Players’ adaptation of Ray Cooney’s Out of Order assures a good deal of side-splitting moments

Originally written and performed in 1990, the play is being adapted by city-based theatre group, The Madras Players.

Performers at the event

Save the dates for Chennai Art Theatre's Fringe Festival

The first edition of the Fringe Festival promises a varied line-up of artistes

A scene from Dekh Behen

Dekh Behen by AKvarious Productions comes to Bengaluru

A new play explores and questions ideas from a modern woman’s perspective

A still from the play

Qadir Ali Baig Foundation brings back their much-acclaimed play, Spaces, to Hyderabad

The play talks about sense of belonging and one’s love for their home and will be staged at The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace. 

A scene from the rehearsal of the play. Pic: Pandarinath B

Leila Alvares stages an Addams Family musical 

The proceeds of the play will go towards helping victims of the floods in Coorg

Arghya Lahiri at work

Ace light man Arghya Lahiri opens up about stagecraft, and all things theatre

Arghya Lahiri, one of the finest light men in the country, talks about stagecraft and more with Indulge

A scene from the play Bloom

Revue theatre festival brings to stage six unique plays

The first edition of theatre fest, Revue, presents plays from genres ranging from comedy to mystery

Prasanna Ramaswamy’s latest play, Telling Stories addresses environmental degradation and peasant struggles
 

An independent production by the Chennai-based 66-year-old writer-director, Telling Stories is a trilogy. The first part —In the name of Heritage, Development — will premiere today.

Papa CJ

Black Dog Easy Evenings' India tour brings Papa CJ, Danish Sait and Cyrus Sahukar to Hyderabad

Talking sexism, cinema and comedy trends with comedians Papa CJ, Danish Sait and Cyrus Sahukar.