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‘Theatre is an act of cultural production’

Posted on: 16 Sep 2018

It was Jehan Manekshaw’s passion for theatre that led to the foundation of Drama School Mumbai — a fertile ground for theatre-makers, actor, designers and entrepreneurs to sow seeds of creativity — in 2013. Besides teaching basic mechanisms of engaging with varied mediums of craft, the institution is best known as a place for experimentation. […]


Ashad Ka Ek Din: Contemporary Indian Theatre in Continuation

Posted on: 09 Sep 2018

Mohan Rakesh’s Ashad Ka Ek Din is an actor’s paradise and a space for audience to think upon. Bapi Bose’s adaptation of the text written in 1958 aims at grabbing audience’s attention along the same lines. His style of breaking away from conformities asserts itself giving his installation of Rakesh’s dialogue the mystical edge it […]


Stage is meant for exploration

Posted on: 15 Aug 2018

Rashma N. Kalsie, an Indian writer/playwright, has been representing Indian theatre in Australia as the founder of the Indian Diaspora Dramatics Association. She rose to acclaim after her widely-popular show ‘The Day I Left Home’. Now, she has prepared Padma Shri Prahasana, especially for the Indian Audience. A satirical take on Indian national awards, it […]


Cultural practices must enlighten people

Posted on: 07 Aug 2018

In the world of theatre, Suman Kumar is a popular name. He is best known for creating realistic dramas in which music plays a pivotal role. His over two decades of experience was acknowledged when he was awarded the prestigious Hindi Academy Award 2017-18 for his expansive contributions. The National School of Drama alumnus borrows […]


ventriloquist Ramdas

Myth is created to educate people about certain issues

Posted on: 19 Jul 2018

Puppeteer and ventriloquist Ramdas Padhye has majestically continued forward the legacy of his father, Y K Padhye. It is reinforced by the fact that Ramdas’ most recognisable companion, puppet Ardhavatrao, is touching the milestone of 100 years of offering unadulterated entertainment. And the troupe is celebrating its success with a show, Carry on Entertainment – […]


Remembering Suzette Jordan through Park Street

Posted on: 11 Jul 2018

As a reminder to every woman who confronts the gaze of random strangers in public places, to every student who has faced sexual harassment, to every child who has been sexually abused and every young girl learning for the first time that the world we live in is one where the minds of the people […]


Sukhmanch theatre performs Rajesh Kumar’s Gaaye

Posted on: 14 Jun 2018

Sukhmanch extends the cow issue in its satirical take of Gaaye to the Delhi audience. With relevance in the remote parts of India, where human rights are being violated in the name of cow protection Shilpi Marwaha brings the play to the capital. Theatre director Shilpi Marwaha brought to stage Rajesh Kumar’s socio-political drama Gaaye. […]