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‘A New Testament of Romeo and Juliet’ to be staged at BSA

The play, “A New Testament of Romeo and Juliet”, produced by the theatre troupe, Empty Space, will be staged at National Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) today. The story is...

1d ago| Theatre & Arts

Swapnadal’s ‘Helen Keller’ goes to Int’l Online Drama Festival 2021

The Bangladeshi theatre troupe Swapnadal has been invited to perform their monodrama, “Helen Keller” at the International Online Drama Festival 2021, organised by Baksa Bratya Natyajan, a prominent...

4d ago| Theatre & Arts

‘Imaginary of the Common: 50 years of Sultan’s Oeuvre’ underway at Bengal Shilpalay

Commemorating revered artist Sheikh Mohammed Sultan’s legacy, Bengal Shilpalay has organised the exhibition, “Imaginary of the Common: 50 years of Sultan’s Oeuvre”. The exhibition, which began on...

“August Repeated Attempts” portrays grotesque nature of August 21 grenade attack

In memory of the grenade attack on August 21, 2004, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) arranged an installation art exhibition titled “August Repeated Attempts”.

Bangladesh Mahila Samity reopens with ‘Lal Jomin’

The Bangladesh Mahila Samity (BMS) is set to reopen with "Lal Jomin" today. It is presented by Shunyan Repertory Theatre. The play, written by Mannan Hira and directed by Sudip...

Uniting the Bengals through dance

Projonmo (a place for performance), will present their second and third productions on August 25, at Satyajit Ray Auditorium, ICCR, Kolkata, with Khudra Nrigostir Sangskritic Institute,...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

‘A New Testament of Romeo and Juliet’ to be staged at BSA

The play, “A New Testament of Romeo and Juliet”, produced by the theatre troupe, Empty Space, will be staged at National Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) today. The story is...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Swapnadal’s ‘Helen Keller’ goes to Int’l Online Drama Festival 2021

The Bangladeshi theatre troupe Swapnadal has been invited to perform their monodrama, “Helen Keller” at the International Online Drama Festival 2021, organised by Baksa Bratya Natyajan, a prominent...

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

‘Imaginary of the Common: 50 years of Sultan’s Oeuvre’ underway at Bengal Shilpalay

Commemorating revered artist Sheikh Mohammed Sultan’s legacy, Bengal Shilpalay has organised the exhibition, “Imaginary of the Common: 50 years of Sultan’s Oeuvre”. The exhibition, which began on...

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Up Stage Theatre to stage ‘Shopnovuk’ at Bangladesh Mahila Samity today

“Shopnovuk” (The Dream Eater) the second production by repertory theatre group Up Stage, will premiere today at 7 pm at the Nilima Ibrahim Milonayoton, Bangladesh Mahila Samity. Based on Syed...

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

Young painter from Bogura dedicates unique art book to Bangabandhu

Young painter Tariqul Islam depicts his deep respect and admiration for the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, through his works of art.

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

Documentary ‘Ichchhenatai’ turns the spotlight on Ferdousi Mazumder’s life

Independence Award-winning actress Ferdousi Mazumder has been busy for a week, shooting for “Ichchhenatai”, a documentary about her own life. The shoot ends tomorrow. The documentary, directed by...

September 4, 2021
September 4, 2021

Visualising the present through Anup’s art

How does your work comment on current social and political issues?

September 4, 2021
September 4, 2021

The audience will get to see me in a new avatar on stage: Azizul Hakim

In a candid conversation with The Daily Star, the multifaceted actor opens up about returning to theatre where he first made his name.

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

The lone treasure trove of Bengali literary heritage in Karachi

The revolution that litterateur and musical polymath Kazi Nazrul Islam brought to Bengali literature is unparalleled.  It is known that he joined the British-Indian Army in 1917 during World War I,...

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

Masum Reza returns to theatre

Masum Reza is one of the most popular playwrights of today. He is also a prolific screenwriter, with hit television serials like “Ronger Manush” and “Vober Hat” to his credit. After some time away...