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Kavita Nagpal

An amateurish play, with shabby costumes

Ramkali sells the shop and so she can get rid of the relatives that have landed there.

20 Sep 2018 1:00 AM

A drama about the strength of womanhood

The newest gallery on the block is Bikaner House, the erstwhile bus depot for Rajasthan Tourism.

20 Sep 2018 12:52 AM

Situational comedy about a romance

The writer is a theatre personality and a well-known critic

29 Aug 2018 1:17 AM

Mafia comedy opens Delhi leg of Aadyam’s theatre festival

The play provided an opportunity for the director to work with physically trained actors who could change their appearance and jump about with ease.

09 Aug 2018 5:58 AM

Suku Bai truly enthrals while A Private Affair draws no laughs

In her own inimitable style Suku Bai also tells us that the man of the house where she works is interested in another woman.

11 Jul 2018 1:48 AM


Of dalits, caste system and amorous love

The scenes between the Christians and the dalits are hilarious, neither understanding the other.

21 Jun 2018 1:21 AM

Nona and Item adjudged the best at Meta Festival

I felt a bit bad for Comfort Women: An Untold History not winning a single award as I feel it did deserve one.

02 May 2018 2:21 AM

META comes to Delhi with a flourish

Sonjoy Roy of Temawork films, one of the collaborators of the festival, at the helm.

19 Apr 2018 2:23 AM

A play of human emotions, well-portrayed and well-presented at Theatre Olympics

The play is influenced by Goan Maand culture arena structure of performance space and performer-character-gender aesthetic.

04 Apr 2018 1:35 AM

Heart-wrenching portrayal of displacement issues

The play depicts Kashmiri pandit families located in a place called Nandigram. The households manage their daily expenses by doing various odd jobs.

31 Jan 2018 1:12 AM


About positivity of life, and searching within oneself

The play is a moving piece of writing that conveys a sense of despair and hope at the same time.

13 Dec 2017 2:43 AM

Dastangoi, an ancient form of story-telling, is mind-blowing

Mahmood Farooqui actually found the book Tilism-e-Hoshruba, from where the fantastic tales they recite are taken.

06 Dec 2017 1:07 AM

When theatre highlights suffering

The company consists of actors from Ujjain, Mumbai, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and of course Manipur.

15 Nov 2017 2:00 AM

A classic story on love and loneliness told tastefully

The Glass Menagerie is about a mother asking her son to arrange an evening to call a gentleman for Laura, his sister.

01 Nov 2017 1:16 AM

Sarat Chandra gives readers something to mull over

The play was done by Akvarious Production and was adapted and directed by Akash Khurana. 

18 Oct 2017 6:36 AM


NSD seeks inspiration from Strindberg, Chekhov

August Ka Khwab follows the journey of the central character, Agnes, the daughter of Hindu God Indra.

27 Sep 2017 1:21 AM

Bharat’s dilemma and Ram’s exile: The Ramayana retold

The second year students of the National School of Drama presented Bhasa’s Pratima Natakam in Sanskrit and Hindi, directed by K.S. Rajendran.

06 Sep 2017 1:31 AM

An ode to a playright and a son of Kumaon

In Vashundhaar, the folk pictorial art of the Kumaon region is brought to life in the paintings.

02 Aug 2017 2:05 AM

Agni Aur Barkha: A complex but lively tale of love, lust and sacrifice

The play featured some good performances from actors like Kunwar Himanshu Tyagi as Andhak and Nitin Choudhary as Yavakri.

12 Jul 2017 12:59 AM

A preachy tale about God on Earth and more

A wrong impression of the world is created up there and God is satisfied that all is well with the world.

28 Jun 2017 2:07 AM