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Prithvi Theatre

Decoding Irom

Theatre veterans Shanta Gokhale and Mahesh Dattani have collaborated to bring to the stage the conflicts and struggles of the Iron Lady Irom Sharmila.

02 Jan 2019 12:06 AM

40 years of setting the stage

As the iconic Mumbai institution clocks in four decades, those associated with it walk down the memory lane.

03 Nov 2018 12:06 AM

Of three entrepreneurs and the road less travelled

A Banking professional-turned-tea seller, a mechanical engineer who whips up shawarma and an ex-mediaperson from jammu have much in common.

06 Apr 2018 1:00 AM

Prithvi Theatre to exhibit works of gen-next playwrights

Titled 'Class Act', in association with Creative Scotland, will have new works from 60 new generation playwrights based out of Mumbai.

23 Jan 2018 5:42 PM

A History of Butchers: Youth theatre in city to spur MADness on New Year

MAD, a theatre organisation from Kolkata, is in the city with their production based on Albert Camus's 'Le Justes.'

02 Jan 2018 5:57 PM


Shashi Kapoor: The number one theatre fan

Shashi Kapoor passed away Monday. Leaving the theatre fraternity with a strange feeling.

07 Dec 2017 1:22 AM

A craftsman par excellence

More than being an immensely successful actor, Shashi was also a craftsman who did much for the performing arts.

06 Dec 2017 12:23 AM

Shashi was rock solid during crisis, says Shabana Azmi

Shashiji was born to his mother after her child-rearing years, and she was embarrassed to find herself pregnant.

06 Dec 2017 12:04 AM

Thespians remember the ‘Prithvi waalah’

Shashi Kapoor, theatre personalities claim, never missed a single play staged at the iconic venue, & would catch at least one show of each production.

06 Dec 2017 12:02 AM

A special chair for Shashi Kapoor at Prithvi Theatre

The first time the Indian People’s Theatre Association staged Safed Kundli with Shabana Azmi, the entire theatre was packed with people.

05 Dec 2017 2:04 AM


Shashi Kapoor 1938-2017: Bollywood loses its charm

It was part of the fun of being Shashi Kapoor, a character he enjoyed living until he slipped into a world of his own a few years ago.

05 Dec 2017 2:02 AM

Using maths to create some theatrical magic

That’s perhaps why I find it marvellous that two plays about Maths are being staged in the next few days in Bombay.

08 Nov 2017 12:41 AM

The gustakh director

The NCPA was keen to host it and Shapoorji Pallonji, the business conglomerate, keen to finance it. And both wanted a “big production”.

22 Sep 2017 3:22 AM

An Indian ‘Dead Poets Society’

Conceptualised by members of the Sophia College English Dramatics Association, the play named after the original film.

05 Jul 2017 2:20 AM

A tale for all ages

A new adaptation of Pinocchio by Gulzar will help children learn a few tricks on lying and will allow adults to grow young once again.

12 May 2017 12:19 AM


Anarkali comes back to life

Theatre director and playwright, Feroz Abbas Khan talks about his new screen-to-stage adaptation of Mughal-E-Azam.

22 Dec 2016 12:12 AM