Friday, October 30, 2020

Theatre

‘Mark Thompson’s Spectacular Science Show’, comprising science demonstrations for children, will stream online

Out of a see-through bowl filled with viscous vegetable oil (and mind you, nothing else, as far as my eyes go), UK-based astronomer, broadcaster...

‘Koothu’ comes home: How group of shadow puppeteers in Salem streamed a play live on Facebook

There was new energy about Mu Harikrishnan’s terrace. In the village of Yervadi near Salem that evening, over half a dozen shadow puppetry artisans...

Chennai-based The Little Theatre introduces ArtsLab, a new alternative learning initiative

Light reflects and refracts; it creates drama and gives birth to shadows. Textbook definitions may restrict light to a scientific phenomenon, but when viewed...

Ali Milles’ emotional ghost story, ‘The Croft’, is set to stream online

When playwright Ali Milles went on a holiday to the Croft, a large detached house set in a remote village in the Scottish Highlands,...

Network of Artistic Theatre Activists Kerala (NATAK) is keeping the theatre scene in Kerala active through social media

At the backyard of his home at Kattappana in Idukki district, GK Pannamkuzhy set up a pyre. It was the setting for his 11-minute...

A five-minute Kathakali play to raise awareness about measures to prevent spread of COVID-19

The stage is set for a battle royale between COVID-19 and humanity. As demon Coronavirus stomps around the world, conquering and consuming lives, man...

English playwright Alan Bennett’s ‘The Habit of Art’ is now streaming online

Picturing a meeting between two of the greatest artists of the 20th Century — Benjamin Britten, the composer and WH Auden, the poet —...

Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Foundation provides relief to theatre professionals in eight states

Theatre professionals across the country have been the worst hit, financially, due to lockdown. The Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Foundation has taken theatre professionals...

Virtual experiences in lockdown times

In 1971, in New York’s SoHo neighborhood, a site-specific dance performance — one in which the ‘site’ in question encompassed a dozen rooftops over...

Theatre for Change presents a tribute to Safdar Hashmi

During these times when we are witnessing the inhuman treatment of migrant workers, Sujatha Balakrishnan, founder/director Theatre for Change, thought conducting an online event...

‘Crazy’ memories

It is a year, June 10 to be precise, since the king of humour, Crazy Mohan passed away. Memories came flooding — about him,...

Red Polka Productions’ English play ‘Chitraa’ based on Rabindranath Tagore’s work goes viral

Red Polka Productions' English play Chitraa, based on Rabindranath Tagore’s Chitrangada, went digital for the first time with the original cast on May 28....

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