India Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: SHAHNAZ HUSAIN ATTENDS ARTIST Jatin Das' Pankha Exhibit BWW Review: SHAHNAZ HUSAIN ATTENDS ARTIST Jatin Das' Pankha Exhibit
by Zofeen Maqsood - June 05, 2018

Documentaries, guided tours and fan-making workshops will also be a part of the month-long exhibition at IGNCA, Delhi... (more...)
BWW Review: AWARD WINNING PLAY ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM is Going Strong After Completing 50 Shows BWW Review: AWARD WINNING PLAY ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM is Going Strong After Completing 50 Shows
by Zofeen Maqsood - May 30, 2018

Winner of 3 Meta Awards and part of the official India@UK2017 showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 'Elephant in the Room' is a quirky, poignant coming of age story... (more...)
BWW Review: EK THA RAJA, TELLS THE STORY Of A Gujarat Ruler in  powerful way BWW Review: EK THA RAJA, TELLS THE STORY Of A Gujarat Ruler in powerful way
by Zofeen Maqsood - April 30, 2018

It is a must watch for those who are interested in understanding Navrasa, an effective form of story telling. ... (more...)
BWW Review: FRESH THOUGHTS WITH KUNAL KAMRA at Canvas Laugh Club BWW Review: FRESH THOUGHTS WITH KUNAL KAMRA at Canvas Laugh Club
by Richa Das - March 28, 2018

From fresh to radical to hysterical, everything about Kunal Kamra's thoughts is different from what we have been exposed to in Indian comedy so far.... (more...)
BWW Review: LAST OVER at Delhi Theatre Festival BWW Review: LAST OVER at Delhi Theatre Festival
by Richa Das - March 23, 2018

Veterans Rakesh Bedi and Ananth Mahdevan lead this well-written Abhishek Patnaik comedy "Last Over", one of the many selected plays put up in the esteemed Delhi Theatre Festival.... (more...)
BWW Review: MATA AMRITANANDAMAYI (AMMA) at In Delhi BWW Review: MATA AMRITANANDAMAYI (AMMA) at In Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - March 19, 2018

Amma has delivered addresses at the United Nations several times and has spoken twice at the Parliament of the World's Religions... (more...)
BWW Review: WORLD SACRED SPIRIT FESTIVAL CONCLUDES IN JODHPUR BWW Review: WORLD SACRED SPIRIT FESTIVAL CONCLUDES IN JODHPUR
by Zofeen Maqsood - February 22, 2018

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 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 - February 19, 2018

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 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 - February 12, 2018

'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 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 - February 06, 2018

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 tell... (more...)
BWW Review: THE WHITE SARI in New Delhi BWW Review: THE WHITE SARI in New Delhi
by Richa Das - January 29, 2018

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...)
BWW Review: RIGHT AWAY, A NEW SHORT FILM  Highlights The Truth Behind Online Dating BWW Review: RIGHT AWAY, A NEW SHORT FILM Highlights The Truth Behind Online Dating
by Zofeen Maqsood - January 01, 2018

A new short film tackles the dilemma faced by the new generation.... (more...)
BWW Review: DELHI COMIC CON Saw A Huge Turnout BWW Review: DELHI COMIC CON Saw A Huge Turnout
by Zofeen Maqsood - December 31, 2017

The biggest pop culture event of the year had famous international personalities like Dan Parent, Artist for Archie Comics; Ryan North, creator of popular webcomics series Dinosaur Comics and Sonny Liew, Multiple eisner award winning Artist and writer for The art of charlie chan hock chy took part i... (more...)
BWW Review: ANNE FRANK EXHIBITION at Shiv Nadar School Noida BWW Review: ANNE FRANK EXHIBITION at Shiv Nadar School Noida
by Zofeen Maqsood - December 30, 2017

Anne Frank's Diary that was turned into a book, 'The Diary of a Young Girl', documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. The book has been adapted into several popular plays and films.... (more...)
BWW Review: A.R. RAHMAN CAST HIS MUSICAL SPELL at a Concert In Delhi BWW Review: A.R. RAHMAN CAST HIS MUSICAL SPELL at a Concert In Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - December 26, 2017

Master composer A.R. Rahman kicked off his four city stadium tour series, celebrating his 25 iconic years in the Indian entertainment industry, with 'A.R. Rahman ENCORE- The Concert in association with MTV'.... (more...)
BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at NCPA- The Best of Broadway Comes to Mumbai BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at NCPA- The Best of Broadway Comes to Mumbai
by Richa Das - December 26, 2017

The mesmerising NCPA venue, the holiday season, the best of rock and roll and Broadway put together- surely makes for a million dollar quartet. This Christmas, Mumbai was host to a touring Broadway production of the Million Dollar Quartet, written and created by Colin Escott, Floyd Mutrux and Ian Ta... (more...)
BWW Review: MALGUDI KE GAON SE at Akshara Theatre BWW Review: MALGUDI KE GAON SE at Akshara Theatre
by Richa Das - December 22, 2017

Our fascination for R K Narayan and his world of innocence is never ending and it is precisely this nostalgia that brings out the best of 'Malgudi Ke Gaon Se'. Rahul Saini's Malgudi is resplendent with the same old charming characters from a colonial India, fighting and finding easy resolutions for ... (more...)
BWW Review: RAJKUMMAR RAO RECALLS HIS STRUGGLE TO BE AT THE TOP  at Signature Startup Masterclass, Noida BWW Review: RAJKUMMAR RAO RECALLS HIS STRUGGLE TO BE AT THE TOP at Signature Startup Masterclass, Noida
by Zofeen Maqsood - December 19, 2017

From being an outsider to becoming one of the most critically acclaimed actors in the Indian industry -- Rajkummar Rao's journey is full of awe and inspiration... (more...)
BWW Review: ZIKRA at Akshara Theatre - A Brilliant Poetic Indian Dance Drama BWW Review: ZIKRA at Akshara Theatre - A Brilliant Poetic Indian Dance Drama
by Richa Das - December 13, 2017

An ambitous poetic dance drama brought out by Vayam Performing Arts Society in New Delhi, India. The play sketches out the trials and tribulations of the good old artist, confined in the shroud of a capitalist world that cannot decipher his artistic pursuits.... (more...)
BWW Review: MAHINDRA OPEN SKY at Thar BWW Review: MAHINDRA OPEN SKY at Thar
by Zofeen Maqsood - November 29, 2017

The three-day festival, which began on November 24, 2017, came to a spectacular end. The debut edition presented a specially curated line-up of Indian and international artists.... (more...)
BWW Review: RAMLEELA  at Prithvi Theatre BWW Review: RAMLEELA at Prithvi Theatre
by Zofeen Maqsood - November 16, 2017

Shri Shraddha Ramlila has achieved the recognition of best Ramlila in Faridabad and conferred with an award by Maharamlila of Haryana by Abp news in 2016.... (more...)
BWW Review: OMERTÀ at MAMI Mumbai Film Festival BWW Review: OMERTÀ at MAMI Mumbai Film Festival
by Zofeen Maqsood - October 19, 2017

The movie was chosen for the closing night of the festival and pulled a great crowd of audiences... (more...)
BWW Review: KHUSHIYON KI DIWALI at Select CITYWALK BWW Review: KHUSHIYON KI DIWALI at Select CITYWALK
by Zofeen Maqsood - October 16, 2017

Titled Khushiyon Ki Diwali, the project is a CSR campaignin collaboration with BitGiving, a crowdfunding platform. The platform gives kids from humble backgrounds a chance to fulfill their desires.... (more...)
BWW Review: NAMASTE JAISHREE KRISHNA at Delhi BWW Review: NAMASTE JAISHREE KRISHNA at Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - September 23, 2017

Namaste Jaishree Krishna featuring Ila Arun and KK Raina in the lead was recently screened at Pyare Lal Bhavan, ITO in Delhi... (more...)
BWW Review: BRAHMAPUTRA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL at Guwahati BWW Review: BRAHMAPUTRA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL at Guwahati
by Zofeen Maqsood - September 21, 2017

The fifth edition of Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival held at ITA Machkhowa received an overwhelming response. The festival is a great initiative to promote performing arts from the North East region of India.... (more...)