Two popular plays ‘Payer Awaz Pawa Jay’ of ‘Theatre’ and ‘Kohe Facebook’ of Aranyak Natyadal will be staged at two venues of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy today at 7:00pm simultaneously.
The dramas will be staged as part of the Ganga-Jamuna cultural festival which begins today.
Written by Syed Shamsul Haq and directed by Abdullah Al Mamun, ‘Payer Awaz Pawa Jay’ is one of the most-appreciated productions which played an important role in the neo-theatre movement of Bangladesh.
Based on the story of a village, ‘Payer Awaz Pawa Jay’ zoomed in on the brutal genocide conducted by the Pakistani occupation army during the Liberation War in 1971.
The play was redirected and designed by Sudipta Chakroborty, assistant professor, department of theatre, University of Dhaka.
The production had its debut in 1976.
While ‘Kohe Facebook’ has been composed and directed by playwright Mamunur Rashid.
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