India Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: TAMA SHOW at SANGEET NATAK ACADEMY BWW Review: TAMA SHOW at SANGEET NATAK ACADEMY
by Zofeen Maqsood - August 18, 2017

The event held on April 17, in Delhi saw 35 different artists presenting 8 skills. The idea behind the evening remained to upgrade traditional folk, to make TAMA show a social enterprise and to make Delhi a UNESCO creative city. ... (more...)
BWW Review: APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH at Shri Ram Centre BWW Review: APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH at Shri Ram Centre
by Zofeen Maqsood - August 18, 2017

From the hugely successful novel's beautiful Hindi translation to the theatrical execution of ideas and emotions, Kapur has managed to strike a balance in her new showcase... (more...)
BWW Review: EK SHAAM SHAHEEDON KE NAAM at India Islamic Cultural Centre, Delhi BWW Review: EK SHAAM SHAHEEDON KE NAAM at India Islamic Cultural Centre, Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - August 11, 2017

An evening of dance and music was celebrated in the capital on August 11. The aim of the cultural evening was  to remember and pay respect to the brave martyrs of the country. ... (more...)
BWW Previews: ANSH DARSHAK FESTIVAL  in Mumbai BWW Previews: ANSH DARSHAK FESTIVAL in Mumbai
by Zofeen Maqsood - July 19, 2017

A unique festival showcasing six different genres of performances will be taking place in Mumbai.... (more...)
BWW Review: GHETTO UNPLUGGED  at The Piano Man, Delhi BWW Review: GHETTO UNPLUGGED at The Piano Man, Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - July 14, 2017

Ghetto Unplugged are known for celebrating music in the most authentic way and are known for their rapturous live performances.... (more...)
BWW Review: JAGRAN FILM FESTIVAL at Sirifort, New Delhi BWW Review: JAGRAN FILM FESTIVAL at Sirifort, New Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - July 11, 2017

The eighth edition of Jagran Film Festival, that took place in Delhi between July 1-5 once again showcased some of the most brilliant cinema from around the world.... (more...)
BWW Review: KALINGA LITERARY FESTIVAL at Bhubaneswar, Odisha BWW Review: KALINGA LITERARY FESTIVAL at Bhubaneswar, Odisha
by Zofeen Maqsood - June 30, 2017

Bhubaneswar, Orissa witnessed a three day long Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) recently. This was the fourth edition of the festival... (more...)
BWW Review: THE SCHOOL BAG  at The View, Andheri, Mumbai BWW Review: THE SCHOOL BAG at The View, Andheri, Mumbai
by Zofeen Maqsood - June 15, 2017

The beautiful narrative packs in the story of a 7-year-old who wants a new school bag and how life unfurls into many surprises.... (more...)
BWW Review: UMAK FESTIVAL  at At Azad Bhawan, Delhi BWW Review: UMAK FESTIVAL at At Azad Bhawan, Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - June 01, 2017

UMAK festival, honors the contributions made by the legendary musician and Padmabhushan awardee in the field of Indian music.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE EXCHANGE STUDENT at Prithvi Theatre BWW Review: THE EXCHANGE STUDENT at Prithvi Theatre
by Zofeen Maqsood - May 26, 2017

A new play touching upon a sensitive theme and addressing societal changes is being showcased on stage in Mumbai... (more...)
BWW Review: PIFF-2017 at Bangalore BWW Review: PIFF-2017 at Bangalore
by Zofeen Maqsood - May 17, 2017

PickUrFlick Indie Film Festival is India's first multi-city offline+online indie film festival for independent filmmakers from around the globe.... (more...)
BWW Review: KASAULI RNB in Kasauli BWW Review: KASAULI RNB in Kasauli
by Zofeen Maqsood - April 21, 2017

#KasauliRnB, which has now placed itself snugly in the list of some of the most-anticipated music festivals of India, is a wonderful melange of artists and music-lovers... (more...)
BWW Review: IFFLA  in Los Angeles, California BWW Review: IFFLA in Los Angeles, California
by Zofeen Maqsood - April 17, 2017

The 15th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) took place from April 5-9, 2017 at Regal L.A. LIVE: A Barco Innovation Center in Los Angeles, California.... (more...)
BWW Review: Natya Vriksha's WORLD DANCE DAY Celebration  at IIC, Delhi BWW Review: Natya Vriksha's WORLD DANCE DAY Celebration at IIC, Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - April 13, 2017

On the occasion of World Dance Day, dancer Geeta Chandran, is organizing a celebratory event on April 29 and 30, 2017,... (more...)
BWW Review: ONCE UPON A TIME  at India Habitat Centre, Delhi BWW Review: ONCE UPON A TIME at India Habitat Centre, Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - April 11, 2017

The play titled, Once Upon a Time, stands out for the simplicity with which relatable tales are told... (more...)
BWW Review: JANNAT CENTRAL at Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai BWW Review: JANNAT CENTRAL at Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai
by Zofeen Maqsood - March 27, 2017

A play titled Jannat Central explores the genre of dance-drama, that has been gaining popularity in the theatre world in India... (more...)
BWW Review: OZASIA FESTIVAL 2016: TWELFTH NIGHT Moves To Mumbai With A Hindi Perspective BWW Review: OZASIA FESTIVAL 2016: TWELFTH NIGHT Moves To Mumbai With A Hindi Perspective
by Barry Lenny - September 26, 2016

It is a highly comical production, with a touch of Bollywood.... (more...)
BWW Review: MADARI at Paramhans Creations & Saptarishi Cinevision BWW Review: MADARI at Paramhans Creations & Saptarishi Cinevision
by Sayanvati Raysak - August 09, 2016

The plot of the movie follows the social thriller genre which is simply suitable for the current political system of the nation. The rapidly growing nation for the citizen of over 125 crores, the story features Irrfan Khan as the character of Nirmal Kumar who is a common man of the country and the d... (more...)
BWW Review: PRAKTAN at Windows Production House BWW Review: PRAKTAN at Windows Production House
by Sayanvati Raysak - August 08, 2016

The title Praktan, which means 'former', may explicitly point at the lead pair of Ujaan and Sudipa who were formerly married in the film.... (more...)
BWW Review: LIGHTS OUT at Warner Bros. Production BWW Review: LIGHTS OUT at Warner Bros. Production
by Sayanvati Raysak - August 06, 2016

Everyone has at least some fear of the dark - no one walks into a completely dark room and thinks 'Oh good, I can't see anything and that's how I prefer it!' No, you fumble for a light switch ASAP, because even if you're not afraid of a creepy monster in there, you ARE afraid of walking into a des... (more...)
BWW Review: BAJIRAO MASTANI at Bhansali Productions BWW Review: BAJIRAO MASTANI at Bhansali Productions
by Sayanvati Raysak - August 06, 2016

Maratha history gets the full-on Sanjay Leela Bhansali treatment in Bajirao Mastani. The overwrought but impressive extravaganza elevates the legendary 18th century warrior-hero determined to establish Hindu rule across the subcontinent to the level of a selfless crusader for love in a climate of h... (more...)
BWW Review: TE3N at Sujoy Ghosh Production BWW Review: TE3N at Sujoy Ghosh Production
by Sayanvati Raysak - August 05, 2016

Director: Ribhu Dasgupta Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Teen is a suspense thriller set in the backdrop of Kolkata city, that brings together two parallel investigations of two kidnappings and tries its best to build up an explosive, emotionally charged film. To know w... (more...)
BWW Review: ALIPHA at Nandikar BWW Review: ALIPHA at Nandikar
by Sayanvati Raysak - August 05, 2016

The Woman grew up with her poor, single aunt who left no stone unturned to offer the Woman comfortable childhood.... (more...)
BWW Review: INDONESIA PUSAKA Rejoices at Weil Recital Hall BWW Review: INDONESIA PUSAKA Rejoices at Weil Recital Hall
by Matt Hanson - November 18, 2015

Indonesia Pusaka is a largely Jakarta-based ensemble comprised of eight folk dancers and twelve classical pianists. In Javanese, pusaka means "heritage". For the first-ever performance of Indonesia Pusaka at Carnegie Hall, the riotous Indonesian composer Jaya Suprana sat himself onstage. Regally ado... (more...)
BWW Review: KAUSHIKI CHAKRABORTY'S SAKHI Graces at Zankel Hall BWW Review: KAUSHIKI CHAKRABORTY'S SAKHI Graces at Zankel Hall
by Matt Hanson - November 18, 2015

The classical music of India encompasses all of the subtle and blaring complexities of modern life in continuity with millennia of cultural tradition. The rhythmic nuance of vocalization, in unison with ancient instruments, truthfully dramatizes the frenetic synchronism of contemporary street life f... (more...)