New Productions


Script : Arupshankar Maitra / Direction : Soumitra Mitra
First Show : 17 July Akademy 6-45 pm


Based on the novel of Tarashakar Bandopadhayay
Script & Direction : Koushik Kar
Purba Paschim Festival 2015

              
Annual Theatre Festival : 2015 : July 28 to August 2 , 2015
July 28 Rabindra Sadan 6.00PM

Inauguration of Festival by : Sri Keshari Nath Tripathy ( Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal.)
Guests of Honour : Sri Bratya Basu, Sri Bibhas Chakraborty, Sri Ashoke Mukhopadhayay
Ramaprasad Banik Memorial Award Ceremony : Recipient : Chandan Sen
Play - Charandas Chor by BA, Assam / Direction: Anup Hazarika

July 29 Rabindra Sadan 6.00PM Play - Fagun Rater Gappo
by Rabindra Bharati Theatre Repertory
Direction: Tarun Pradhan

July 30 Sisir Mancha 6.30PM Centenary Tribute to Sambhu Mitra
: Rudraprasad Sengupta, Debotosh Ghosh & Goutam Halder

Tomare Smaran Kari Rupakar by Bahurupee
Direction : Tulika Basu.

August 1 Academy 3.00 PM Play - Raktakarbi by Prangonemor, Bangladesh
Direction : Nuna Afroz

August 1 Academy 6.30 PM Play - Chhayapath By Rang Roop
Direction : Sima Mukhopadhaya.

August 2 Academy 3.00 PM Play - Harpaban by Purba Paschim
Script: Arup Shankar Moitra / Direction: Soumitra Mitra

August 2 Academy 6.30 PM Play - Hasuli Banker Upakatha by Purba Paschim
A novel by Tarashankar Bandopadhayay
Script & Direction : Koushik Kar
Brief Profile


Purba Paschim was launched in the year 2005, with Bratya Basu’s play ‘Babli’. Since then Purba Paschim has been our pride, and who knows, might be the ‘neighbor’s envy’ also. In the debut year, ‘Babli’ had the unique distinction of touring France, UK and USA, and receiving appreciation and accolade all around. We vowed to keep up the good work.
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Purba Paschim Festival


Purba Paschim had gone through a very fair weather during the last one year. The early 2008 saw the production ‘Chaturanga’, a Tagore novel converted into a play. Directed by Bratya Basu, the production ran in packed halls in Kolkata and in places like Delhi. Having thirty three performances in one single year was no small achievement.
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Theater Workshop


The theatre workshop at Purba Paschim holds every year in February - March. Theater workers from different corner participate in this workshop. From last financial year Sangeet Natak Akademi, Delhi has extended their support through a grant in aid. Noted personalities from the field of theatre, Music, Film etc. have taken the classes.
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