Add A Bit Of Drama To Your Life At These Theatre and Performance Venues

Navya posted on 26 January

For those of you who love the thrill of theatre and live drama, Bangalore is an exciting place to be. Cheery musicals, gloomy dramas and rib-tickling comedies are all part of the vibrant scene. LBB shines the spotlight on the city’s best theatre spaces.

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Ranga Shankara

Ranga Shankara

The big daddy of Bangalore’s theatre scene, Ranga Shankara is a world-class facility that’s dedicated to celebrating the art form. You can catch plays here on a daily basis, thanks to their ‘Play A Day’ mantra, and the tickets come at affordable prices. Their only request? Get there on time.

Auditoriums

36/2, 8th Cross Road, 2nd Phase, JP Nagar, Bengaluru

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Jagriti Theatre

Started off by theatre stalwarts, Arundhati and Jagdish Raja, Jagriti hosts theatre, music, dance and comedy performances. They even have a Theatre Arts Program (for children between 8 and 18) that’s trains you in the vocation.

Event Venues

Jagriti Renaissance, Varthur Road, Ramagondanahalli, Whitefield, Bengaluru

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Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

For years now, Alliance Francaise’s cosy theatre space has seen troupes from all over the world swing by for a performance. You can also sign up for concerts, film festivals and comedy nights here.

Schools & Colleges

108, Thimmaiah Road, Opp. UNI Building, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru

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Atta Galatta

Apart from being an ace book store, Atta Galatta’s performance space comes alive with theatrical interpretations of the written word. Step in and watch plays infused with humour, tragedy, and drama.

Book Stores

134, KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru

Chowdiah Memorial Hall

Though it is mainly a concert hall (it is shaped like a violin even), Chowdaiah regularly showcases the best of theatre talents and big productions from around India. It’s also a great place to catch a Kannada play.

 

Auditoriums

16th Cross, 2nd Main Road, G.D. Park Extension, Malleswaram, Bengaluru

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Ravindra Kalakshetra

Right at the heart of the city, Ravindra Kalakshetra (named after Rabindranath Tagore) is the place to watch opulent drama reovolving around mythology and folklore.

Cultural Centres

Opp. Town Hall, Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Road, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru

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KH Kala Soudha

Backed by a legion of theatre artistes from Karnataka, KH Kala Soudha’s calendar comes packed with plays and dramas that revolve around Kannada folklore as well as modern themes.

Auditoriums

Hanumanth Nagar, Behind Ramanjaneya Temple, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru

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Rangasthala

Located at Rangoli Metro Art Centre, this small theatre place is where you can catch interactive storytelling sessions, Bangalore-inspired productions and plays.

Auditoriums

Rangoli Metro Art Centre, MG Road Boulevard, Bengaluru

KEA Prabhath Rangamandira

Intense Kannada plays, family comedies, Shakespeare and myth-based dramas are all part of Rangamandira’s events calendar.

Auditoriums

C A Site No. 1, 8th Main Road, 2nd Cross, Kamalanagar, Bengaluru

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Yours Truly ALMA

A Bangalore-based theatre group, Yours Truly’s performance space showcases the troupe’s best works. Drop by for their performances or if you’d like to explore the actor within you, sign up for their workshops.

Community Groups

1, 17th F Cross, CMH Road, Indiranagar, Bengaluru

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The Humming Tree

A dedicated space for music and concerts it might be, but, The Humming Tree does not shy away from hosting theatrical pieces from time to time. Head here to catch vibrant performances that provide food for thought.

Casual Dining

949, 3rd Floor, 12th Main, Off 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bengaluru

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