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The Last Laugh: A new rave of theatre in town!
Pakistan Today

The Last Laugh: A new rave of theatre in town!

The Last Laugh, a drama-comedy play, recently performed at Sinclair Hall, Forman Christian College presented an inspiring theatrical production for the theatre enthusiasts. The play directed by Khurram Nawaz Sheikh, 23, incredibly portrayed ... Pakistan Today, 1 month ago
DAWN Group

Napa International Theatre Fest: Kon Hai Ye Gustakh?

KARACHI: It is not easy to connect some of Saadat Hasan Manto's unflinching stories to his own life's trajectory and present them as a single piece without sounding jerky or giving away continuity jumps, for it requires familiarity with the author ...
 DAWN Group2 months ago Kon hai yeh gustakh?  DAWN Group2 months ago
The Nation Pakistan

Pakistan Culture, Development Programme launched

Islamabad - A $3. 7 million programme titled Pakistan Culture and Development Program, funded by Danish government, was launched on Tuesday to empower people through cultural activities and promote intercultural dialogue at national, regional and ...
 The Nation Pakistan3 days ago

ILF: Finding flair in verse

IN the last several years, literature buffs in Pakistan have been able to enjoy not just English prose, but also poetry by local writers. Understanding and appreciating poetry in any language requires an emotional association with that particular ...
 DAWN Group3 weeks ago

Seeds of Partition were sown when Aurangzeb triumphed over Dara Shikoh

Famous Pakistani playwright Shahid Nadeem's play Dara, which evokes the rivalry between Mughal princes Dara Shikoh and his sibling Aurangzeb, was staged at the National Theatre in London. In an e-mail interview, Riyaz Wani talks to Nadeem about the ...
 Tehelka4 weeks ago

The road not taken in Pakistan

"History can be dangerous, Shahid Nadeem, Pakistan's leading playwright, wrote to me, and he was not just speaking philosophically. His historical plays such as Dara and Bulha , both of which portray Sufi heroes from Indo-Pakistan history, have ...
 Brookings Institution1 month ago

The art of peacebuilding

Every morning news bulletins wake me to a violent global reality. This morning it was Libya's slide into anarchy and its threat to Europe's security. But on some days I pass up current affairs programmes for for music, any music. Music talks ...
 International Alert1 month ago

A 17th-century tale of what India was and what it became

Dara Shikoh barely received a footnote in our school textbooks. Eldest son of Emperor Shah Jahan, his mention was only to bring out the ruthlessness of his brother, and Shah Jahan's successor, Aurangzeb. The poet prince — being a king is easy, try ...
 The Sunday Guardian1 month ago
DAWN Group

Dara's world

KARACHI: There's a fine line between narrating history and dramatising it. Simple narration does not necessarily require true-to-life character sketches to delineate an epoch, whereas dramatic rendition of an era needs characterisation that ...
 DAWN Group2 months ago
The Express Tribune

Napa festival extended in wait for Indians

Academ­y revise­s perfor­mance schedu­le, announ­ces Septem­ber 1 for playwr­iting-award submis­sions The slots, now open due to postponement of the Indian plays, will be filled by other plays showing at the festival. PHOTO: PUBLICITY ...
 The Express Tribune2 months ago
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