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Aug 19, 2019
Playwright-director Abhishek Majumdar on theatre as confluence, its future in India, and directing a filmPlaywright-director Abhishek Majumdar speaks with critic Trisha Gupta about theatrical form and content, the politics of language in India, and his many interests beyond the stage. The second in a two-part interview.
Aug 18, 2019
As Abhishek Majumdar's Djinns of Eidgah is staged at Edinburgh Fringe, a conversation with the playwright-directorPlaywright-director Abhishek Majumdar speaks with critic Trisha Gupta about theatrical form and content, the politics of language in India, and his many interests beyond the stage. The first in a two-part interview.
Jul 02, 2019
Salim Arif on theatre in the Hindi heartland, sustaining movements, and the need for local supportSalim Arif on the brand of theatre that is emerging in North India, especially the Braj region, the growing reliance on a brand of forced minimalism and why large-scale productions are a positive development in the art form
Mar 27, 2019
World Theatre Day 2019: Three Indian playwrights tell us about the scripts they never stagedOn World Theatre Day 2019, a throwback to Firstpost's series of interviews with Indian playwrights such as Rahul DaCunha, Purva Naresh, Ramu Ramanathan, about the play/s they never managed to bring to stage.
Feb 28, 2019
Jyoti Dogra on her play The Black Hole, drawing connections between life and science on stagePlaywright Jyoti Dogra's latest performance piece uses the blackhole as a metaphor to mean human life — the line of difference between who is dead and who is alive
Sep 16, 2018
Akarsh Khurana on his troubled play Bombay Dying, and how wit finds a way into his writing'While writing, it is very important to be true to your own voice,' says Akarsh Khurana. 'Write what you know and what you have researched.'
Sep 02, 2018
I’d rather be scared, than unhappy: Mahesh Dattani revisits 'Final Solutions' and '30 Days in September'Revisiting a play over 25 years since writing it often takes a playwright through a range of emotions — from pride at the writing to a feeling of irrelevance. A lot has changed in context and the style of writing, Dattani admits.
Aug 19, 2018
Purva Naresh on her unfinished Irom Sharmila play: We've already failed her; I can't do it againPurva Naresh says, "One of the reasons I’m stuck with this script is because we as a people have already failed Irom Sharmila once. I can’t do that again. I need to have the script right.”