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Exploring insanity through the words of a writer, eyes of an actor

The story of a government servant and how his pursuit for happiness compounded by his alienation drives him mad.

30 Nov 2017 2:10 AM

The Big Fellow talks about the hero of Ireland’s freedom movement

The UK and Canada have announced special Arts grants for companies that want to collaborate with Indian artists.

22 Nov 2017 2:43 AM

Staging words to make them come alive

In a strange way, that’s probably why poetry is slowly regaining popularity.

15 Nov 2017 2:05 AM

Using maths to create some theatrical magic

That’s perhaps why I find it marvellous that two plays about Maths are being staged in the next few days in Bombay.

08 Nov 2017 12:41 AM

When theatre artistes join hands for an experiment

60 theatre people together to create two hours of entertainment with only 36 hours of preparation time.

01 Nov 2017 1:16 AM


The sound of silence

The dimension of sound is often neglected in theatre.

18 Oct 2017 5:00 AM

Play’ing to a type

The former derived their inspiration from the audience, while the latter from artistic impulse.

23 Aug 2017 2:01 AM

Element of truth in performing arts: Is it appealing to us?

This search for truth has been the preoccupation of every performing artist since time immemorial.

09 Aug 2017 12:57 AM

In theatre, the show must go on

There have been quite a few performances that have had either stuttering starts or interruptions mid-show.

12 Jul 2017 12:59 AM

A dearth of designers

Since theatre activity was sporadic and also cash-strapped, designers find it virtually impossible to make a living off of it.

14 Jun 2017 1:35 AM


Shattering the fourth wall

With the advent of each new entertainment medium, theatre has had to adapt, and though many people have rung the death knell for live theatre.

31 May 2017 2:55 AM

Auditions: Thing that all actors crave, yet dread

Auditions, and particularly open auditions, are a vital component to a healthy performing culture.

24 May 2017 2:06 AM

Gandhi: Still rocking it!

There is always the cynic (like me), who wonders surely we have exhausted all that the man has to offer.

03 May 2017 2:29 AM

Do actors belong to a specific director?

This feudal ownership stems from traditional view of the actors being seen as belonging to the director of the play.

19 Apr 2017 3:15 AM

A visual shift

The shift from “word” to “movement” has been gradually happening on our stages over the last decade.

05 Apr 2017 3:01 AM


Seriously funny

To call Aisi Taisi Democracy a ‘stand up show’ does it a disservice.

15 Mar 2017 5:02 AM

Hopped up on hip-hop

Rap musical plays cater to our basest emotions with lyric, movement and fresh energy.

22 Feb 2017 1:54 AM

Curious case of collaborations

The complexity and benefits of collaborations in the world of art.

25 Jan 2017 1:44 AM

Revival of musical plays in Mumbai

Musical theatre has the power to elevate, exaggerate, heighten every emotion and yet be intimate at the same time.

11 Jan 2017 2:37 AM

Future of theatre is in the hands of young

There is a bravery and freshness in a lot of the work that can only be the prerogative of the young.

04 Jan 2017 1:39 AM