Archive for the ‘Old World Theatre Festival’ Category

A perfect beginning

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 | Pioneer Kalki Koechlin’s debut directorial play The Living Room is a farcical comedy and a comment on society Think of death, life, cookies and a negotiation, and you get The Living Room, the directorial debut of actor Kalki Koechlin. The play, which deals with the perennial debate of life versus death, was staged […]

Taste of Home

  Syrian-German actor Corinne Jaber explores the Syrian crisis through real-life stories in the play, Oh My Sweet Land. - Indian Express Corine Jaber wanted to make a play on Syria, when she arrived in Lebanon in 2013 to interview refugees. An hour north of Beirut, living in a shack by a roadside, she met a […]

Kalki Koechlin, Deepti Naval, Shekhar Suman join the Old World Theatre Festival bandwagon

The Old World Theatre Festival holds a special place in the hearts of all theatre enthusiasts in the country and celebrates the confluence of the best of plays from across the nation. – Mini Dixit. October 10, 2015 marks the beginning of the fourteenth edition of the prestigious Old World Theatre Festival. The Old World Theatre Festival […]

The year’s best theatre

    The Old World Theatre Festival brings a collection of popular plays to Delhi, including Kalki Koechlin’s directorial debut- Chanpreet Khurana for Live mint  When actor Corinne Jaber and writer-director Amir Nizar Zuabi opened Oh My Sweet Land in London’s Young Vic theatre in 2014, the number of Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt […]

Watch SPACES by Mohammad Ali Baig

  Spaces is the prestigious Qadir Ali Baig Theatre Foundation’s latest production in line with the true tradition of its heritage- theatre that is original and flavoured with the myriad nuances of Hyderabad. A tribute to the completion of 10 years of global excellence by the Foundation, it is based on a short story by […]

Old World Theatre Festival Brings You Kalki Koechlin, Deepti Naval and More

By Kasturi Roy, Little Black Book Delhi + Gurgaon The Old World Theatre Festival is being hosted at IHC’s Stein Auditorium and will play host to a diverse selection of stage plays from various parts of India. While we’re looking forward to Kalki Koechlin’s directorial debut, there’s also Rajit Kapur’s critically acclaimed One On One-Part 2, […]

Old World Theatre Festival 2015

 An epic celebration of emotional anecdotes and raw tangibility, the Old World Theatre Festival 2015 is back with a bang with hard-hitting performances from various parts of India. What’ One on One-Part II 10th October, 6:00 pm- 8:30 pm (Epicentre, Gurgaon) 11th October, 5:00 pm- 7:30 pm (Habitat World) Director: Akarsh Khurana, Arghya Lahiri, Faezeh […]

14th Old World Theatre Festival has something for everyone

By Shalini Singh, The latter half of 2015 will be a treat for theatre enthusiasts in Delhi. Come October the 14th edition of the Old World Theatre Festival (OWTF) will get going. The highlight of this edition would be actor Kalki Koechlin’s rather existential directorial debut, The Living Room. This 90-minute English production, which is […]



Helmed by two supremely talented actresses who have carved a niche for themselves in films as well as on television, The God of Carnage brings to you a dialogue between two couples which gradually degenerates into a spectacular melee. It brutally peels away layer after layer which covers the construct of the aristocratic Indian and […]

EK MULAQAAT by Saif Hyder Hasan

EK MULAQAAT by Saif Hyder Hasan

“Whether you’re a romantic at heart, treasure unrequited love tales or have a penchant for soulful shayari, Ek Mulaqaat is an absolute treat, the kind of theatrical brilliance that you get to witness once in a while.” – TOI  In a phenomenal victory for Indian theatre, while one film actress debuts as a director, another […]

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