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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More!
by BWW Special on February 23, 2018 in India

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
BWW Review: WORLD SACRED SPIRIT FESTIVAL CONCLUDES IN JODHPUR BWW Review: WORLD SACRED SPIRIT FESTIVAL CONCLUDES IN JODHPUR
by Zofeen Maqsood on February 22, 2018 in India

The festival that spanned from Feb 15 - Feb 18, 2018 opened with a candlelight story tale of Pabuji Phad retold to the audience via 52 panwaras (more...)
BWW Previews: AERIAL SHOW  CELESTIAL CARILLON  To Light Up Delhi Skies BWW Previews: AERIAL SHOW CELESTIAL CARILLON To Light Up Delhi Skies
by Zofeen Maqsood on February 20, 2018 in India

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in the capital will witness a stunning display on February 24. An aerial performance called Celestial Carillon will be organized by the French performance company Transe Express.  (more...)
BWW Review: ANNUAL GUJARATI SCREEN AND STAGE AWARDS at Held In Mumbai BWW Review: ANNUAL GUJARATI SCREEN AND STAGE AWARDS at Held In Mumbai
by Zofeen Maqsood on February 19, 2018 in India

This year, 33 Gujarati films, 31 Mumbai dramas, 18 Gujarati dramas and 4 Television series were in competition. Spread across 48 different categories, the awards night saw the nomination of more than 350 artists and technicians. (more...)
BWW Previews: MIKA SINGH, SHARRY MANN bring bhangra and Punjabi tadka to The Swag Fest BWW Previews: MIKA SINGH, SHARRY MANN bring bhangra and Punjabi tadka to The Swag Fest
by Zofeen Maqsood on February 19, 2018 in India

Brought by Red FM Live, Swag Fest Reloaded with Mika is one of finest places to be if you are in mood for some serious foot tapping desi style. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!
by BWW Special on February 16, 2018 in India

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! (more...)
BWW Previews: THEATRE OLYMPICS All Set To Take Place In India BWW Previews: THEATRE OLYMPICS All Set To Take Place In India
by Zofeen Maqsood on February 14, 2018 in India

For the very first time, India is all set to host the biggest theatre event. The 8th edition of Theatre Olympics will see participation from 30 countries and a varied series of performances will be spread across the country.  (more...)
BWW Review: GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE by Birmingham Stage Company at Sirifort Auditorium BWW Review: GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE by Birmingham Stage Company at Sirifort Auditorium
by Richa Das on February 12, 2018 in India

'George's Marvellous Medicine' and once again one could all but marvel at the storyteller. The play is championed by its excellent use of the modern technically equipped stage in addition to effective background score, building a darkness that fit the characters just like Dahl does it. (more...)
BWW Previews: CELEBRATING BHARATANATYAM,  Kuchupudi And Other Heritage Dance Forms in Mumbai BWW Previews: CELEBRATING BHARATANATYAM, Kuchupudi And Other Heritage Dance Forms in Mumbai
by Zofeen Maqsood on February 12, 2018 in India

One of the oldest classical dance heritage from India, Bharatanatyam, today has got a global following. Not just in the East but many schools in the West too are now teaching the ancient dance forms from India as part of the Indian heritage studies. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on February 09, 2018 in India

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! (more...)
BWW Review: Feroz Abbas Khan's MUGHAL-E-AZAM at JLN Stadium BWW Review: Feroz Abbas Khan's MUGHAL-E-AZAM at JLN Stadium
by Richa Das on February 06, 2018 in India

Not enough people have bothered about Indian movies enough to revisit them and create visual spectacles out of them in other mediums. Growing up in this almost dystopian temporariness of televised art, it was refreshing and all the more exciting to sit through three hours of extraordinary story telling that Feroz Abbas Khan's Mughal-E-Azam the play engaged in. The experience is loaded with generous music, the purest of Urdu writing, remarkable production value and most importantly, an overwhelming ensemble of actors and dancers that bring India's most remembered cinematic episode live on stage. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More!
by BWW Special on February 02, 2018 in India

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature LES MIS, WAITRESS, PRSCILLA, and More! (more...)
BWW Previews: MAESTROS AMJAD ALI KHAN AND SHUBHA MUDGAL at Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav BWW Previews: MAESTROS AMJAD ALI KHAN AND SHUBHA MUDGAL at Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav
by Zofeen Maqsood on January 31, 2018 in India

At the  Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav  that was held between  January 11, 2018 to January 14 2018 at at Shankar Lal Hall, Modern School, Barakhamba Road in New Delhi the music legends delighted the senses of rapt listeners.  (more...)
BWW Feature: DISCUSSION ON BUSINESS OF NEW AGE INDIAN CINEMA at With Bollywood Director Onir BWW Feature: DISCUSSION ON BUSINESS OF NEW AGE INDIAN CINEMA at With Bollywood Director Onir
by Zofeen Maqsood on January 31, 2018 in India

The institute is organizing this co-branded event with SAREGAMA on "Business of New Age Indian Cinema" on 1st February 2018 between 0700-0800 pm at its Campus Amphitheatre. (more...)
BWW Previews: THE LARGEST BUDDHIST FESTIVAL IN INDIA Aims To Create A World Record BWW Previews: THE LARGEST BUDDHIST FESTIVAL IN INDIA Aims To Create A World Record
by Zofeen Maqsood on January 31, 2018 in India

Over 1,000 monks and artists will participate in the festival and a greater number of participants from different countries will join the global online chant for world peace. (more...)
BWW Feature: TEN POETS FROM INDIA AND WALES  Are A Part Of An Exchange BWW Feature: TEN POETS FROM INDIA AND WALES Are A Part Of An Exchange
by Zofeen Maqsood on January 30, 2018 in India

Keeping in mind the philosophy of enriching our cultural spaces, poets from two continents are stringing together their creativity.  (more...)
BWW Previews: Iconic locations in Jaipur Come Alive with an Extraordinary Exhibition BWW Previews: Iconic locations in Jaipur Come Alive with an Extraordinary Exhibition
by Zofeen Maqsood on January 30, 2018 in India

One of the gems of the 2018 edition is a show that will be staged in the UNESCO world heritage site, the Jantar Mantar. (more...)
BWW Review: THE WHITE SARI in New Delhi BWW Review: THE WHITE SARI in New Delhi
by Richa Das on January 29, 2018 in India

The five meter long Indian drape has across epochs defined several aspects of an Indian woman's existence. 'The White Sari' is a tremendous and if I may say a very colorful attempt at understanding the several shades of cultural control over women. (more...)
Ronald Rand Will Represent The United States In The 8th Edition Of The THEATRE OLYMPICS in India Ronald Rand Will Represent The United States In The 8th Edition Of The THEATRE OLYMPICS in India
by BWW News Desk on January 28, 2018 in India

Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand has been invited to represent the United States in the Theatre Olympics, performing as Harold Clurman in his celebrated one-man show, 'LET IT BE ART! Harold Clurman's Life of Passion' in Delhi at the prestigious Kamani Auditorium on February 25th, and at the Kalagram Theatre in Bangalore, India on February 27th, 2018. (more...)
BWW Previews: IN THE SCENIC BACKDROP OF OOTY Music, Art And Dance Takes Centerstage BWW Previews: IN THE SCENIC BACKDROP OF OOTY Music, Art And Dance Takes Centerstage
by Zofeen Maqsood on January 29, 2018 in India

The GoMAD Festival taking place in Ooty is the perfect recipe to spend winters in bliss. The  2-day festival showcases an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary performances crossing cultures and genres. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More!
by BWW Special on January 26, 2018 in India

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! (more...)
BWW Previews: A HOMAGE TO at USTAD ALLARAKHA BWW Previews: A HOMAGE TO at USTAD ALLARAKHA
by Zofeen Maqsood on January 24, 2018 in India

A Homage to Abbaji Ustad Allarakha began right from his 1st Barsi on February 3rd 2001, as a tribute to a great Master, a revered Guru and a doting Father. (more...)
BWW Interview: Background Music Director Zubin Balaporia Known for Bollywood Films such as Dev Talks About How Ustad Zakir Hussain Impacted him BWW Interview: Background Music Director Zubin Balaporia Known for Bollywood Films such as Dev Talks About How Ustad Zakir Hussain Impacted him
by Zofeen Maqsood on January 22, 2018 in India

Zubin Balaporia has been the background music director for many landmark Bollywood films such as Dev, Honeymoon Travels, Lafangey Parindey (more...)
BWW Previews: AFTER THE SUCCESS OF BOLLYWOOD FILM 'OH MY GOD,'  Paresh Rawal's Another Play is being made Into A Movie BWW Previews: AFTER THE SUCCESS OF BOLLYWOOD FILM 'OH MY GOD,' Paresh Rawal's Another Play is being made Into A Movie
by Zofeen Maqsood on January 19, 2018 in India

One of the actor's popular play is once again all set to turn another play into a movie. Dear Father, a family thriller, is to be made into a movie by Ashutosh Gowarikar. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 19, 2018 in India

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)