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Barry John selected for Lifetime Achievement honour for 2020

Renowned theatre director and mentor Barry John has been selected for Lifetime Achievement honour for 2020 at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META). The 76-year-old teacher of several Bollywood stars will be conferred with the award during the 15th META festival. Barry John is a published author and recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi award. ..

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Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival returns for its 14th edition

Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Festival returns for its 14th edition in Hyderabad.  The festival that will end on 24 November will bring a host of eight plays, two puppetry shows and three workshops with classic and contemporary coverage. The theme of the festival is on relationship. The festival will have the debut of an Argentinian ..

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2019 World Theatre Day (WTD)

The World Theatre Day (WTD) is observed every year on 27th of March to draw attention to the power of the stage. It also tells the importance of theater arts as it continues to move, entertain, teach and change us. The day was initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI), the world organization ..

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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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World celebrates 2018 World Theatre Day

The World Theatre Day (WTD) was initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI). The first World Theatre Day Message was written by Jean Cocteau in 1962. Ever since, it is celebrated all over the world on 27th March to draw attention to the power of the stage. The day is a celebration for ..

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