Bengali Theatre

Noti Kiranshashi

Bibhash Chakraborty’s new directorial venture for Anya Theatre, Ujjwal Chattopadhyay’s Noti Kiranshashi Production: …

Nishikando

Nishikando is a jovial comedy with rib breaking laughter. Battered by his wife Phoolmoni and a union of filches, Nishi, a small …

Krishnapaksha

‘Krishnapaksha’ the play, is vocal against the brutal religious fundamentalism and cultural inculcation of this time. Autocracy, …

Suchitra Uttam

Suchitra Uttam is a Bengali play that revolves around the life of Chitra and Pranotosh. Chitra wanted to be a famous actress like …

Tomar Ami

This is a story about an elderly knowledgeable man named Ajit who owns a bookstore started by his grandfather. Though erudite he …

Pancher Panchali

Pancher Panchali resonates the excellence, craftsmanship, magic and artistry of the talented team from Minerva Repertory. …

Kalindi

Born in a tribal family, Kalindi is brought up in the vicinity of Palash forests, the rhyming Madal and the rugged rocky terrain …

Athhoi

Athhoi is the Bengali rendition of Shakespeare’s Othello. Arna Mukhopadhyay has tried to explore for the inner politics of the …

Drohokal

Drohokal is an adaptation of “An Enemy of the People” by Henrik Ibsen. The play portrays an individual’s struggle against …

Sher Afganer Tiner Toloaar

This new play focusses on the love-hate relationship between Ajitesh and Utpal Dutt. ‘Sheraafgaaner Tiner Tolowar’, is …

Katha Nalanda

The play is based on the 12th century Nalanda University on the verge of decline due to a division among the monks and a weakening …

Phera

Phera adapted by Soumitra Chatterje from Friedrich Durrenmatt’s ‘The Visit’ is not just the story of a girl wronged, who returns …

Code Red

Project Prometheus presents “Code Red”, a dance and theatre presentation based on Rabindranath Tagore’s poem …

Streer Patra

Written in an epistolary form by Rabindranath Tagore, ‘Streer Patra’ is the story of Mrinal who writes a letter to her …

Sekol Chera Hater Khonje

Adapted from Samaresh Basu’s novel of the same name, “Sekol Chera Hater Khonje” is rare work of immense political value. Though a …

Sauda

Sauda is the Bengali adaptation of William Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ by Kanchan Amin. Directed by Supriyo Chakraborty …

Dharmashok

The remorse of Ashoka after the devastating war of kalinga ultimately led to the transformation of the king from Chandashoka to …

Ghashiram Kotwal

Ghasiram Kotwal is an adaptation of a famous Marathi play of the same name written by Vijay Tendulkar. It is based on the life of …

Awddyo Sesh Rajani

History has been witness to confinements, executions, ostracisation and marginalisation of many famous persons in the process of …

Kamla

The play is based on a real incident. Its is the story of a Journalist who talks about the equality and freedom of woman but …

Ilaa Gurhaishaa

Ilaa Gurhaishaa depicts the uprising of king Birnarayan in Cooch Behar district of Bengal in the year 1621.The play traces the …

Tughlaq

Among the early masterpieces of post-Independence Indian theatre, ‘Tughlaq’ deserves a special mention. Director …

C/O Eklati

Homeward bound or leaving on a jet plane? The play depicts the contradictions in the two directions, one a journey to nostalgia …

Page 4

Page 4 is a portrayal of an urban world of culture and showbiz and how its propagators continually contest and controvert each …

Othello

Naye Natua’s Othello is adapted from the Shakespearean tragedy by the same name. It is directed by Goutam Halder who also …

Boma

During the fiery era (1908-1922) of Bengal’s freedom movement, the British rulers tried hard to suppress the passion for freedom …

Anagata

What shall be the future two hundred years from now when machines shall be human companions. Not only will they make life easier …

Target

Target, is a stage adaptation of a Finnish film by Aki Kaurismaki – “I Hired a Contract Killer”. A company sacks …

Meghe Dhaka Tara

The play is based on the Ritwick Ghatak’s classic of the sixties, Meghe Dhaka Tara. It projects the pain, anguish, solitude, …

Raatmohona

Raatmohona is the the story of Saleem, his grandfather and his mother. It begins thirty-two years before his birth, in 1915. As …

Taser Desh

Tasher Desh or the ‘Land of Cards’ by Rabindranath Tagore, portrays events in a land where austerity and severity of over …

Khoon

Manmoyee a young hindu widow of 18 falls prey to merchants, hoarders and compradors of Krishnanagar and is compelled to …

Bodhu & Ak Mutho Bhatt

Chanditala Prompter Presents an Evening of Two Plays Bodhu The play is about a simple girl who grew up drawing essence of life …

Nuruldiner Sarajibon

The East India Company subjugated the commoners of Bangal, Bihar and Orrissa to unprecedented torture to fill up their coffers. …

Mrittyu Iswar Jounota

The play commences with a monologue of a man who twines reality with imagination thus giving rise to a semi-realistic environment …

Gopal Oti Subodh Balok

‘Gopal Ati Subodh Balok’ is a play by Jahar Dasgupta, directed by Krishnendu Dewanji. An impeccably executed solo performance by …

Ratbireter Raktopisach

Inspired by plots and characters from Swapa Kumar’s thrillers of the seventies, Ratbireter Raktopisach is a play written and …

Raja Oedipus

A king should be principally dedicated to his subjects, their well-being should be his priority. This is what makes him a leader. …

Eepsa

Eepsa is the story of an old peasant with a strange craving – an unappeasable longing for yielding new crops and progenies …

Rashtriyo

This Bengali play is based on a true story of a Canadian man named Wilburt Coffin who hanged by the state authority in 1965 in …