Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding musical to open in India next year (Photo courtesy: Instagram/Mira Nair, Namit Das)

Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding musical to open in India in 2021

The stage adaptation of Nair's 2001 film was due to open this year but got pushed due to the pandemic.

Mita Vashisht

Exclusive: Mita Vashisht tells us that theatre has great prospects post-COVID

The artiste is looking forward to theatre free from the confines of expensive architectural spaces

Preview: Dramact's second online production, Reasonable Doubt is a gripping jury drama

Titled Reasonable Doubt, the 90-minute-long jury drama that will be streamed live on YouTube will feature 12 actors who will be performing from their homes over a Zoom session.

A still from last year's edition of Thespo

Thespo Tapri, a virtual storytelling event, features stories by Antony Chekov, Harishankar Parsai and others

Hosted on the first two weekends of October, this storytelling event by Thespo features artistes under the age of 25 from across India

Krishnakumar Balasubramanian during a Zoom session from ArtsLab 1.0

The Little Theatre to focus on sound in the second ArtsLab workshop

Participants will explore sound through arts, music, dance and theatre

Akhila Ramnarayan & V Balakrishnan in One day In Ashadha by The Madras Players

One Day In Ashadha by The Madras Players is now streaming on YouTube

Starring actors like PC Ramakrishna, Akhila Ramnarayan and V Balakrishnan, the play has music by TM Krishna and other musicians

A still from Rajat Kapoor’s I Don’t Like It, As You Like It

Stage to Screen: Aadyam 2020 goes digital with three of their popular plays

Shernaz Patel on the digital edition of Aadyam and working on Theatre Ink, a hub for the theatre community
 

An RS Connect session

Bengaluru's Ranga Shankara opens its foyer for talks, art practice, and readings

The theatre venue introduces RS Connect, an outreach programme to bring artists and patrons together for cultural activities

Shweta Tripathi

Akarsh Khurana's play, Timeloss, with actor Shweta Tripathi set for August 29 debut

The digital play is based on an Iranian story written by the iconic playwright Amir Reza Koohestani

Sydney Opera House

Experience Australia from your home with virtual events at Sydney Opera House and Arts Centre Melbourne

Take your pick from music performances, standup comedy, theatrical tap dance and an orchestra performance

Cast of Diana (Gavin Bond/O&MDKC via AP)

Broadway musical Diana will not wait for NY theatres to reopen, turns to Netflix instead

The Broadway musical Diana isn't waiting for theatres to reopen in New York to offer its show to a live audience — it's going to Netflix

The third edition of One on One has 10 monologues, each bringing to the fore an interesting interpretation of the common man’s experiences and concerns during the lockdown

One on One - Unlocked: 22 artistes deliver 10 monologues in a digital play based on lockdown life

The third edition of One on One has 10 monologues, each bringing to the fore an interesting interpretation of the common man’s experiences and concerns during the lockdown

Rajit Kapur (IANS)

Lives in lockdown: Don't miss Rajit Kapur, Indian theatre veterans in new online play next week

A digital theatre play featuring ten diverse monologues written by nine established playwrights, One on One - Unlocked, is all set to premiere online next week.

Ebrahim Alkazi, the first Director of National School of Drama (NSD) breathed his last in the capital on Tuesday.

Theatre maestro Ebrahim Alkazi passes away

Considered the father of modern Indian theatre, Ebrahim Alkazi was associated with training some of the best-known talents in the country, including Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri.