Manipur capital Imphal hosts theatre festival

To promote and preserve the ancient folk dramas of Manipur, a theatre festival was recently held at the Rupmahal Theatre here.

Chinese opera 'The Peony Pavillion' in India
Chinese opera 'The Peony Pavillion' in India

China’s legendary opera comes to India on  December 12, 2014 at Siri Fort Auditorium in the capital! The Sadir Theatre Festival brings to you China’s most-talked, extravagant and traditional style of theatre, the Kunqu opera. Winner of 24 National Awards, 'The Peony Pavilion' is a form of Chinese musical drama. 

History lovers in for a treat at capital theatre festival
History lovers in for a treat at capital theatre festival

The two-day theatre festival "Bhilwara Natya Puraskar", which begins Saturday, aims to promote Indian theatre in the capital by staging two historical plays.

Young writers bringing innovation to films: Asghar Wajahat

Hailing the young crop of writers in Hindi, noted playwright and novelist Syed Asghar Wajahat says good and innovative writing has emerged recently in cinema because of them.

No dearth of work in Hindi language : Asghar Wajahat

Noted author and playwright Syed Asghar Wajahat today said that there is no dearth of good work in Hindi language as the new generation, along with seniors, is coming out with good work.

For Chekhov, Socrates, head to Delhi Natya Utsav

Delhi Natya Utsav, a five-day theatre festival beginning Jan 20, will see plays based on Russian writer Anton Chekhov`s short stories, Greek philosopher Socrates` struggles, and a love story set in the time of the Second World War.

16th Bharat Rang Mahotsav festival from January 4-19

The Bharat Rang Mahotsav, the National School of Drama`s annual theatre festival, is back with its 16th edition and will showcase 71 plays from 17 Indian states and 6 international countries.

Street children present theatre

Street children today got a rare opportunity to tell their story along with youngsters from schools and colleges at a theatre festival here.

Week-long theatre festival by Asom Sahitya Sabha

A theatre festival showcasing folk and contemporary socio-cultural scenario has been organised by Assam`s premier literary organisation.

Theatre festival to pay tribute to Irom Sharmila

Tagore`s `Natir Puja` based on a Buddhist legend, has now been adapted by a prominent theatrician to pay tribute to Sharmila.