A scene from Getures of Belonging

Reaching out with Gestures of Belonging, Aditi Bheda’s latest body movement show

It's all about the power of hands in this Adishakti production

A scene from A Woman Cleaning Lentils

Zahrad on stage: Into the mind of the woman cleaning lentils 

Lentils and Stones is an Adishakti production explores the conflicted thoughts of a working-class woman

Ila Arun is the narrator of Shabd Leela

Ila Arun and KK Raina's play Shabd Leela comes to Kolkata

Surnai Theatre and Folk Arts Foundation's latest production combines selected portions from Dharamvir Bharati's works, such as Kanupriya, Andha Yug and Ek Sahityak Ke Prem Patra

Director Nadir Khan

‘Comparisons are inevitable’: Nadir Khan on directing A Few Good Men for Aadyam

Theatre director Nadir Khan on being the only director to have a production in all five editions of Aadyam and adapting a classic

Film and theatre actor Shernaz Patel (Photo: IANS)

'Theatre, when well done, has the most incredible power of transformation': Shernaz Patel 

Shernaz made her theatre debut in 1984 with The Diary Of Anne Frank and has since then become a juggernaut in the Indian English-language theatre.

Alexander Babu

Stand-up comedian Alexander Babu talks about using music as a tool of storytelling in his show, Alex in Wonderland

Performing for the third time in the city, Alexander tells us that Hyderabad is close to his heart for more reasons than one.


On stage in Bengaluru: Erotica, a play that explores seduction and sensuality

The production has four short plays by Chennnai's best theatre directors 

In photo: Gautam Rode, Dhaani Jhankal and Meeta Vasisht

'Aarohi is full of layers and nuances': Director Salim Akhtar on his latest theatre production

Theatre Director Salim Akhtar takes us through the journey of his latest production Aarohi and tells how Meeta Vasisht helped him complete the play

Sainath Saikrishnan and Saddam Hussain as Saint and Jamaal in Brooklyn Quartet

A bond of a lifetime: Into the lives of the Brooklyn Quartet, by The Auroville Theatre Group

The Auroville Theatre Group returns with a gripping tale about modern society, in an adaptation of Rock Wilk’s solo play

A still from the rehearsals

The third edition of Loud Women theatre festival looks at rebel stories by women and of women

Curated by Anita Mithra, founder, Tortilla Theatre Company, the third edition of the festival presents 42 plays

Curtain Call to stage Sharmila Maitra's adaptation of The Canterville Ghost

Curtain Call's new production Bhunibabu'r Chandni is an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost

Goutam Halder will be playing the lead role in Tirthankar Chattopadhyay’s production

A still from Camera Obscura

Padatik Theatre and Rikh’s new production Pieces narrates the story of women across centuries

The play combines extracts from the works of several playwrights, belonging to the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries

A still from Aruna Ganesh Ram's Under Pressure, an immersive theatre on climate change induced by our endless consumerism

Aruna Ganesh Ram's production Under Pressure questions our endless consumerism

By tying poetry, movement and puppetry together, theatremaker Aruna Ganesh Ram's Under Pressure is a hard-hitting performance on climate change induced by our endless consumerism

A still from Laila and Jamal

Manu Joseph’s Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous gets a stage makeover by The Madras Players

Directed by Nikhila Kesavan, it is set in Mumbai and adapts one particular storyline of the satirical thriller

Kasba Udbhab’s latest production Suleiman is a symbolic adaptation of Pearl S Buck’s short story The Enemy

Kasba Udbhab to stage Suleiman, an adaptation of Pearl S Buck’s The Enemy

The play Suleiman speaks for empathy and kindness, in the face of uninhibited violence and intolerance