Devajit Bandyopadhyay Collection of Theatre Booklets [c 1925-2005]

This fonds consists of 134 theatre booklets digitised as part of the EAP127 project. The originals were published c 1925-2005. These booklets were produced in small print runs by independent publishers. They were intended to mark and promote new theatrical productions and to serve as a memento. They commonly include an outline of the plot, photographs of the performance, information about the cast and crew, and song lyrics. The majority of the collection is undated. The booklets were published and distributed by the following theatre production companies, individuals and publishers:. abhinetri sangha; anupam natya-nibedan; anya theatre; aranyak; Art Theatre Ltd; Bangla Theatre; bijaykrishna mukhopadhyay; biswarupa; bohurupee; Calcutta Theatres; chalti natak Novel Agency; City Entertainers; Dhaka Theatre; desh natak; gandharba; kalika; kalipada bandyopadhyay and badal ray; krishna ray; manchamukut natya sampraday; manimohan chattopadhyay and adhirkumar ghosh; masum reza and ehsanul aziz babu; Minerva theatre; nagarik; nandik; natta kompani yatrapati; natyabharati; natyachakra; natyamandir; natya-niketan; nirmalendu lahiri and p sadhukan; panchali bharati; Parapar; pachim banga natya akademi; Publicity and Printing Trust; Rangana; rung-mahal; rabi ray; salikumar mitra; sarat sangha; satkadi pal; satya sarkar and asu battacharya; sayak; sevak sree kalidas; srirangam; Star Theatre; sumon theatre prayojana; tiryak natyadal. The original publications are owned by Devajit Bandyopadhyay, who obtained them at performances and from antique book dealers and private sources in and around Kolkata. The booklets are primarily written in Bengali script although romanised Bengali is occasionally used, alongside English.
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  • ā mari bāṃlā bhāshā [1990]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/1
    Digital images of ā mari bāṃlā bhāshā, a booklet promoting the theatrical productions of the Anya Theatre. Dated February 1990. ...
  • āgantuk [1967].

    File Ref: EAP127/3/2
    Digital images of a booklet produced to promote the play āgantuk. Published by biswarupa, October 1967. ...
  • ālamgīr [undated]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/3
    Digital images of a photocopy of a booklet promoting the play ālamgir. Published by srirangam, undated. ...
  • ālamgīr [undated]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/4
    Digital images of a promotional booklet for the play ālamgīr. Published by rung-mahal, undated. ...
  • amar kaṇṭak [1980]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/5
    Digital images of a promotional booklet for the play amar kaṇṭak. Published by the Publicity and Printing Trust, January 1980. ...
  • eṇṭanī kabiẏāl [undated]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/6
    Digital images of a promotional booklet for the play eṇṭanī kabiẏāl. Published by nandik, undated. ...
  • eṇṭanī kabiẏāl [undated]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/7
    Digital images of a promotional booklet for the play eṇṭanī kabiẏāl. Published by nandik, undated. ...
  • Antony Kavial [undated]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/8
    Digital images of a promotional booklet for the play Antony Kavial. Published by nandik, undated. ...
  • ārogya niketan [undated]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/9
    Digital images of a promotional booklet for the play ārogya niketan. Produced by biswarupa; undated. ...
  • bahurūpīr 50 bachar pūrtite nāṭẏotsab [1998]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/10
    Digital images of a booklet produced as part of the Golden Jubilee celebration of the bohurupee theatre group, giving details of the plays performed. Dated May 1998. ...
  • bahurūpīr nāṭẏotsab [1988]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/11
    Digital images of a booklet produced as part of the 40th Foundation Day celebrations of the bohurupee theatre group. The booklet lists the plays performed on the day. Dated May 1988. ...
  • bahurūpīr nāṭyotsab [1991]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/12
    Digital images of a booklet produced as part of the 40th Foundation Day celebrations of the bohurupee theatre group. The booklet lists the plays performed on the day. Dated May 1991. ...
  • baikuṇṭher uil [1945]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/13
    Digital images of a booklet about the play baikuṇṭher uil. Published by Rung-Mahal Magazine Programme, Poush 1351 [December 1944/January 1945]. ...
  • bāṅlār meẏe [1944]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/14
    Digital images of a booklet on the play bāṅlār meẏe. Published by Rung-Mahal Magazine Programme, Ashwin 1351 [September/October 1944]. ...
  • bāṅlār meẏe [1944]

    File Ref: EAP127/3/15
    Digital images of a booklet about the play bāṅlār meẏe. Published by Rung-Mahal Magazine Programme, Ashwin 1351 [September/October 1944]. ...