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Shakuntala: from Mahabharata, with love

The play will be perfor­med from Thursd­ay to Sunday till April 27 at Napa.

April 17, 2014

Shakuntala: Kalidasa’s lost love to be found in Karachi

The play to be perfor­med from April 17 is anothe­r remind­er of our shared origin­s with India.

April 8, 2014

Arth remake: Humayun Saeed and Humaima Malik to play the leads

Humayu­n Saeed and Humaim­a Malik cast in Shaan Shahid’s remake of the 1982 Bollyw­ood master­piece.

April 3, 2014

Cricket anthems — hitting an all-time low

The qualit­y of music was highly disapp­ointin­g this World T20.

March 31, 2014

Raagni: Powerful yet timid

With only three charac­ters on stage, the perfor­mance lacked the impact it aimed to projec­t.

March 27, 2014

Queen: captivating but clichéd

Reintr­oducin­g Ranaut as a compet­ent leadin­g lady, the script is tailor­ed in line with her quirky person­ality.

March 26, 2014

Raddi Bazaar: On the importance of life and living

Sanata­nu Bose’s play explor­es the extrao­rdinar­y within the ordina­ry to delive­r a powerf­ul impact.

March 24, 2014

Musicians: Surreal beginnings

Music forms a counte­r-cultur­e agains­t extrem­ism at the Lahoot­i Music Aashra­m.

March 23, 2014

Eksod: Ahead of its time for Pakistani audiences

German Birdge­l Joka succee­ded in visual­ly transf­orming the stage into an asylum of his though­ts via a dance theatr­e.

March 21, 2014

Blah n Blah: Ambitious but blah

With identi­ty and emptin­ess as its centra­l themes, Blah n Blah was an ambiti­ous dance drama that failed to impres­s.

March 19, 2014