Raavan ki Ramayan will premiere at GD Birla Sabhagar on March 22

Raavan ki Ramayan to premiere this week at GD Birla Sabhagar Festival, Kolkata

Atul Satya Koushik's play explores the perspective of Raavan, a character who has been demonised in history

Maya Krishna Rao (Pic by Amrita Johri)

Mistress of mayhem: Maya Krishna Rao on the idea behind her latest show, Loose Woman

Maya Krishna Rao is defiant and chaotic in her latest production, Loose Woman

LSR Dramatic Society will be staging an adaptation of Turkish playwright Tuncer Cucenoglu’s play Avalanche

India's biggest campus theatre festival, Atelier’s Act Festival comes to Kolkata 

Kolkata edition of the festival includes, Avalanche by LSR Dramatics Society, The Sweeties by students of Presidency and Jadavpur University and Mahua by students of Delhi College of Arts & Commerce


The Pundits are set to introduce a brand new format of stand-up this weekend

The Most Random Show Ever in Chennai earlier last year.  Now, four episodes later, the group is set to debut their show in Coimbatore

The Lifting of Imtiaz Khan

CATS latest production, The Lifting of Imtiaz Khan deals with much more than its political undertones

Vithal Rajan’s political comedy, The Lifting of Imtiaz Khan, makes its stage debut

A scene from the play Julius Caesar, by The Madras Players

Julius Caesar: A Roman encounter with The Madras Players 

Shakespeare’s most popular Roman tragedy to be adapted by The Madras Players

A scene from Love Matters

Love Matters, a play by Arno Böhler and Susanne Valerie Granzer’s baseCollective

‘What is love?’ Two professors decode this universal question, in a new 75-minute play

Jishur Botol unearths the hidden prejudices of the society

On stage now! Khoj’s new social satire Jishur Botol premieres at Tapan Theatre, Kolkata 

Jishur Botol has women empowerment and gender equality as the prevalent theme

Kumar Shaw

Reinvigorated by his cycle trip across India, Kumar Shaw brings new insights to his puppet workshop

The two-day workshop aims to help participants understand how puppets have a language of their own that cuts across cultural barriers. 

Thierry Moucazambo and Gopal Dalami in a scene from Vast

PREVIEW: French duo Philippe Pelen Baldini and Thierry Moucazambo on Vast, their latest production

Vast is a visual treat that takes viewers  on a riveting journey of self-discovery through nature

Belfast-based thespian Mary-Frances Doherty

Irish thespian Mary-Frances Doherty relates Kolkata to The Tale of Two Cities

  Irish theatre actor Mary-Frances Doherty shares the experience of her 3-week residency in the city, and why she relates Kolkata’s narrative to The Tale of Two Cities

Mark Twain: Live in Bombay! will be staged at Padatik Little Theatre II on February 16-17

Vinay Sharma's Mark Twain: Live in Bombay! to premiere in Kolkata

Padatik Theatre and Rikh’s latest production recreates a lecture given by Mark Twain at Novelty Theatre in Bombay in 1896

The cast of Feminage

Ajit Chitturi's thespian en is presenting their first monoact series with an all-woman cast

Titled Feminage, the one-hour-long series, performed by three women (Shanthi Palaniappan, Vijayshree V, and Geeta Menon) is a collection of dramatised texts taken from the puranas.

The Takht Team

Kolkata theatre: Watch a retelling of Devdas by the youth cultural forum Takht

Takht’s Devaa comes up with a new interpretation of the classic tale of love