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Anwar Maqsood is back with a new play: ‘Naach Na Jaane’

The opening day will be on March 19

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March 11, 2019


Ban lifted on Bollywood movies?

By: Syeda Sarah Hasan Seems like the Pakistani Film Industry has given up already, isn’t it? Merely “Raees” could not be the reason they would lift this ban, if it is so, is it safe to assume the ban would be re-imposed later on? Or could this be taken as the long awaited excuse by…

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December 19, 2016


Bananistan—a drama worth seeing

Politics is a common topic among Pakistanis. That is why, the country’s theater has numerous topics from Pakistani political scene. A worthy evening was organized for SAMAA family to watch ‘Bananistan’ at Karachi Arts Council. The drama presents a future outlook of Pakistani politics with hilarious situations and convincing performances from emerging talents. More in…

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September 22, 2016


Greasin’ Up Karachi’s Musical Theatre Scene!

Karachi as a city has been a patron of arts for a very long time. It harbors many artists, dancers, actors and singers in its warm embrace and nurtures them into talented individuals all looking to make the city proud. Karachi based theatrical director and choreographer Nida Butt has provided delightful theatre shows such as…

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April 23, 2016


Holograms go mainstream, with future full of possibility

NEW YORK: Concert promoters hoping to bring out legends such as Whitney Houston, Billie Holiday and Elvis Presley used to face an obvious problem — the singers are dead. But with rapid advances in technology, those stars and many more are returning to life through holograms, the three-dimensional light projections that have opened new frontiers…

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November 1, 2015


Three dead, seven injured in US theater shooting

WASHINGTON: A gunman opened fire at a movie theater in the US state of Louisiana late Thursday, fatally shooting two people and wounding seven others before killing himself, police said. The shooter in the city of Lafayette, described as a white male in his 50s, appeared to have died after turning his gun on himself,…

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July 24, 2015


'Batman' theater gunman James Holmes guilty of murder

CENTENNIAL: “Batman” theater gunman James Holmes was found guilty on all charges Thursday — and could now face the death penalty — over the 2012 massacre that left 12 dead and 70 more injured in Colorado. Judge Carlos Samour took a full hour to read out the verdicts relating to each of the 82 victims…

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July 17, 2015


Colorado movie theater massacre trial may be televised

DENVER: A judge presiding over the Colorado theater massacre case ruled on Tuesday that he will allow the murder trial of accused gunman James Holmes to be recorded for television despite opposition from lawyers on both sides, a court ruling showed. The request by media outlets for such coverage had been opposed by both prosecutors…

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October 1, 2014


Stage actor steps into a new life

Theater actor Shahid Rana, who dwarves the stage with his talent, has finally tied the knot. Watch his wedding celebrations in this report.

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May 16, 2014


‘Sultana Daku’ in Islamabad theater

Fauzi Ali takes us into a local theater in Islamabad and shares excellent performance of stage artists in new comedy play ‘Sultana Daku’.

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October 7, 2013


'You don't do theater for money' says Malkovich

MEXICO CITY: US actor John Malkovich said it made little sense to do theater for money as he presented his latest play/opera, in which he plays a writer and serial assassin, in Mexico City. “I don't care if I get paid at all. You don't really do theater for money, it doesn't make a lot…

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April 12, 2012


New theater drama in Lahore

A new theater drama was inaugurated in Lahore. Stage dancers won loud applause from the audience.

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December 22, 2011


Theater Festival in Multan

A three-day Interactive Theater Festival was organized in Multan over various social topic with colors of regional cultures. Shehzad Fareed brings alive the details of the festival.

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October 26, 2011


UK theater produces play on hacking scandal

LONDON: A small experimental theatre in London has beaten Hollywood to produce the first artistic interpretation of the explosive News of the World hacking scandal using the hacked voicemails of volunteers.Theatre503 in Battersea, south London, invited six members of the public to surrender their voicemails for its new show, “Hacked”, a quick-fire response to the…

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October 9, 2011


Theater against torture on women in Hyderabad

Staff Report HYDERABAD: A Street Theater was organized against torture on women and Karo Kari (honor killing) by Sindh Development Society (SDS) here on Friday. Many social workers and women throughout the province participated in the theater that was organized for creating awareness against torture on women. The SDS said that such campaigns will be…

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August 5, 2011


Theater in Multan

Theater in Multan attracted people. Shehzad Fareed reports.

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June 13, 2011


Theater drama

Kashif Hussain reports about theater drama in Faisalabad that amused spectators.

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May 26, 2011