Theatre in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Uttar Pradesh government to organize India’s first training and performance programme of world famous KHON Ramlila

The Culture Department of Uttar Pradesh government has decided to organise India’s first training and performance programme of world famous KHON (???) Ramlila. The artists will get training from experts of Thailand as part of cultural exchange programme between two nations. Then, they will perform at Grand Deepotsav function which will be organised on 26th ..

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Master Hirannaiah, noted Kannada theatre personality, passes away

Master Hirannaiah (85), the noted Kannada theatre personality, passed away in Bengaluru, Karnataka on May 2, 2019. He was well known for his caustic barbs on the political class dipped in humour on stage from late 1960s. Hailing from Mysuru, Narasimha Murthy was the son of theatre thespian K. Hirannaiah, who started K. Hirannaiah Mitra ..

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14th edition of International theatre festival for children “Jashne Bachpan 2018” started New Delhi

The 14th edition of International theatre festival for children “Jashne Bachpan 2018” has started in New Delhi from November 17. It is being organised by National School of Drama’s (NSD) Theatre in Education (TIE) Company, which is also known as Sanskar Rang Toli. The 9-day theatre festival for children will see 21 productions from India ..

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New Delhi venue of 17th edition of Old World Theatre festival 2018

The 17th edition of Old World Theatre festival 2018 is being organised by India Habitat Centre and the audiences will be able to experience 15 plays starting from October 20 in New Delhi. The theatre festival has been recognised by UNESCO as a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity”. It will open ..

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