Star Theatre, Calcutta


Star Theatre, Calcutta

The Star Theatre is a theatre in Calcutta, built in 1883. Initially situated in Beadon Street, the theatre later moved to Cornwallis Street - now called Bidhan Sarani. The Star, along with the Minerva Theatre, was one of the first institutions of commercial Bengali theatre. The Star, along with Minerva and The Classic Theatre, were also one of the places where the first motion pictures in Bengal, made by Hira Lala Sen, were screened.

ee also

*Indian People's Theatre Association
*Minerva Theatre

External links

* [http://www.catchcal.com/kaleidoscope/calcutta_theatre/commercial.asp Catchcal, Kaleidoscope]
* [http://www.catchcal.com/kaleidoscope/calcutta_theatre/theatrehall.asp Calcutta Theatres]


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