The Playhouses of Town Calcutta

CALCUTTA THEATRE After a lull of two decades since the Play House had closed, Calcutta’s second playhouse, Calcutta Theatre, opened ceremoniously in 1776, if not a bit earlier. Preliminaries Unlike the first ‘Play House’, the Calcutta Theatre, often called ‘Second Playhouse’, has left us plenty of details about its establishment and performances. The Patta, orContinue reading “The Playhouses of Town Calcutta”