Still from Aaj Rang Hai

Purva Naresh’s play Aaj Rang Hai calls out for a unified India through Amir Khusrau’s poetry

It talks about a unified India, a diverse India, a rich heritage that is syncretic, secular, and about inclusivity.

Theatre director Prasanna Ramaswamy is all set for her new play This is My Name

Theatre director Prasanna Ramaswami's latest play turns the spotlight on to the perpetrators than the victim

The play, This is My Name, gives us a glimpse into the inner workings of Nathuram Godse, the man who shot Gandhi
 

Adishakti's actor on stage during a rehearsal

Adishakti’s play highlights the social issue of gender harassment and violence

The play Bhoomi looks at the spectrum of arguments towards gender harassment and its implication 

Actress Revathy in a scene from the play

Chetan Datar's acclaimed play, 1 Madhav Baug, returns to Bengaluru this weekend

Directed by Mariam Jetpurwala, it features actress Revathy who is known for her films such as Anjali, Love, Thevar Magan and 2 States

The Actors Collective team

World Theatre Day special: Bengaluru's The Actors Collective presents a playback theatre performance on Zoom

I Found My Wings highlights tales of hope, courage and triumph of the human spirit

World Theatre Day special: 8 plays that you must watch this weekend

From Piya Behrupiya, the adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, to the eternal classic, Death of a Salesman, check out the list of plays that should not be missed

Bruce Guthrie, Head of Theatre, The_National Centre for the Performing Arts

World Theatre Day special: 'I think the live aspect can never be replaced,' says Bruce Guthrie of NCPA, Mumbai

The Head of Theatre and Film at NCPA shares his observations on how theatre has evolved in the last one year

By Men About Women poster

The theatre fest 'By Men About Women' explores women's issues through the perspective of men

This event features one-minute sketches exploring women’s issues

Poster of the play

This World Sparrow Day, sign up to watch A Zoom Call Re: Birds, an online play about birds

Scripted by Saudamini Kalra and Tushar Mathew, the play is presented by the theatre group Indian Ensemble

A still from Arundhati

A homage to Girish Karnad, Theatre Nisha’s Arundhati investigates the life of one of his notable characters

 The 75-minute play investigates the life of two newly-weds who are torn to shreds because of inquisitions into their past.

From What Happened

As city’s theatre scene gets back on its feet, Chennai Art Theatre offers its first play of the year

Titled What Happened, the play written by US-based author David Hansen, is an exploration of grief and loss as shared by a couple who lost their firstborn. 

5 plays to attend in February

Five plays to attend in Bengaluru in February 

  From Haanush to Baksa. Theatres are finally back to life!

A scene from the play Janashatru

Block your date: Watch the Kannada adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play 'An Enemy of the People' in Bengaluru

The play attempts to underscore the importance of being an individual in times of majoritarian democracy

A still from Gidh

Sana Jafri identifies with her character Salma at multiple levels in the teleplay Gidh

Sana Jafri’s Gidh is a hybrid between a theatre and TV production

Pratik Gandhi of the 1992 Scam fame as the protagonist in Mohan's Masala

National Centre for Performing Arts reopens tomorrow, here's what in store

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) is opening its doors to the public from Wednesday, February 3, and the lineup boasts of a fine array of live performances