Tuesday, 23 April 2024 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
British Council Kolkata

Join us for an insightful panel discussion on the vibrant fusion of Bengali culture and the timeless works of William Shakespeare. Discover how directors, actors, and academics breathe new life into Shakespearean classics, captivating audiences in the Bengali-speaking world.

Event details: Tuesday 23 April, 6.30 PM at British Council, 16 Camac Street, L & T Chambers, Kolkata 700017. Entry is by registration only.

Experience the magic of Shakespeare's masterpieces as our panellists delve into the art of bringing iconic plays to the Bengali stage. From the challenges of translation to the nuances of performance, explore the rich tapestry of cultural exchange that shapes each production.

Meet the panellists

  • Abanti Chakraborty – Theatre Director 
  • Rwitobroto Mukherjee – Indian film and theatre actor 
  • Riddhi Sen – Indian film and theatre actor 
  • Prof Paromita Chakravarti – Prof of English at Jadavpur University. 

Register now to reserve your spot for this captivating exploration of Shakespeare in Bengali theatre.

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