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World Theatre Day: Bookmark these upcoming events in Lucknow that celebrate the performing arts!

The occasion not only celebrates the art form and all those that make up the world of theatre.

March 27, or popularly observed as World Theatre Day, is one extravaganza for thespians to indulge in and experience. Initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI), the day revolves around the theme "Theatre and a Culture of Peace".

World Theatre Day not only celebrates the art form and all those that make up the theatre — from actors and storytellers to costume and set designers and musicians. Events all over the globe take place to commemorate the occasion. So here we are with 5 events in Lucknow, taking place in the coming days, that celebrate the rich and varied performing arts!

Play 'Dayashankar Ki Diary': April 6

Written by the established theatre doyen Nadira Zaheer Babbar and directed by renowned actor and dreictor Raja Awasthi, Dayashankar Ki Diary is a story of a struggling actor. In the play, Dayashankar faces numerous rejections and loses control.

When: April 6, 7:05 PM

Where: Valmiki Rangshala, UP Sangeet Natak Akademi, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow

Kavita Kisse Kahaniyan: March 31

Full of immersive experiences around poetry, storytelling and music, Kavita Kisse Kahaniyan, organised by Birspark LLP, offers a boundless stage to spoken word artistes. And the mini-fest awaits the presence of all art enthusiasts this March end!

When: March 31, 6-8 PM

Where: The Pebbles Bistro, Gomti Nagar

Tumhara Shayar: March 31

Jump on the poetry caravan as Kushal Dauneria charms Lucknowites with his poetry solo. The show, 'Tumhara Shayar', will be replete with emotions and energy!

When: March 31, 1 PM

Where: Mashup Cafe & Bar, Summit, Gomti Nagar

Lucknow Art Showcase: March 31

With an exciting line-up of artistes, this Kommune Lucknow's Art Showcase is a must-attend spoken word circuit!

When: March 31, 1:30 PM

Where: Cafe Repertwahr

The Nayab Show: April 6

An engaging evening of poetry and storytelling, Rajkumari: The Nayab Show is the 'Musrao' girl's latest set. Embark on Nayab Midha's emotionally stirring journey with melodious musings and poetry!

When: April 6, 6 PM

Where: Jb Innovations, Lucknow

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