theatre adda : park street sessions presents ´Lesson´ by eugene ionesco adapted into an intimate play by prasthaan.

The Lesson is a well-known absurd play. The student comes to the professor for preparing for Doctorate. The professor starts asking absurd questions to the student, like, what is one plus one?

preview of checkpoint hoogly : ver 1 @ cafe toto

Culture Monks in association with Cafe Toto, Littlei & Alliance francaise du Bengale, presents, "Checkpoint Hoogly : Ver 1", on June 25, 2017 at Cafe Toto, Gobinda Auddy Road, Chetla, Kolkata. ´Checkpoint Hoogly : Ver 1´ is an inter media project and the result collaboration with media artists & composers - Kiran Bhumber from Canada … Continue reading preview of checkpoint hoogly : ver 1 @ cafe toto

digambarim : philosophy, influences and practice

The influences of Derrida and philosophy of eco- feminism have sparked off our creative juices when we decided to start a storytelling platform which would deconstruct the way stories were told and perceived & the paradigms which they represented. This is how the idea of 'Katha'koli' emerged. We decided to approach the semantics of paradigm … Continue reading digambarim : philosophy, influences and practice

Khache Kintu Gilche Na – An intimate theatrical performance based on texts of Bratya Basu

Well, this play, never starts..and therefore also never ends. We, consciously, would not know how to end the play because conflicts don’t end and peace trickles down in small doses. How do you locate dislocation? What is an urban rupture? The journey of the texture and brittleness of memory..seen through body-images. Why images..why not straight forward narration ..this is because if we repeatedly cry wolf and shut the liminal spaces down, then any kind of dissonance is gleefully avoided.

A tribute to Badal Sircar including excerpts of Badal Sircar’s letter to Richard Schechner, dated November 23, 1981

Theatre Adda - Park Street Sessions, celebrates Badal Sircar's 91st birthday through a performance by Parnab Mukherjee and Janardan Ghosh, both eminent theatre practitioners and performers, who have worked closely with Badal Sircar Culture Monks, Best of Kolkata Campus in collaboration with Drishya presents REMEMBERING THE THIRD ANGULARITY in a performance tribute to Badal Sircar … Continue reading A tribute to Badal Sircar including excerpts of Badal Sircar’s letter to Richard Schechner, dated November 23, 1981