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Young Directors Theatre and Music Showcase 2017

A showcase of 12 plays and 2 days of music performances by NAPA graduates. more details on facebook/napatheatre

NAPA Young Directors Theatre Festival 2015

Featuring six exciting plays 18-19 Khel Khel Mein 20-21 Sakha Ram binder 22-23 Time Stands Still 24-25 Here Lies a Noble Man 26-27 Hatim Tai 28-29 Ghosts

NAPA International Theatre Festival 2014

4 March to 27 March. Featuring plays from India, England, Germany, Nepal, Lahore and Karachi. A festival of plays, dramatic readings, dastangoi, children's plays and storytelling.

6 Kirdar aik Musanif ki Talash mein

23 Jan to 9 Feb. Directed by Fawad Khan starring Rahat Kazmi. Written by Luigi Pirandello. Cast Meher Jafri, Muzaina Malik, Meesam Naqvi and Hamad Sartaj among others.

Waiting for Godot

Till 8 December. Directed by Zia Mohyeddin. Every Thursday to Sunday at 8 pm at NAPA


Till 20 October. A gripping murder mystery courtroom drama. Directed by Sunil Shankar and featuring Adnan Jaffer, Nazar ul Hasan, Ali Rizvi, Meesum Naqvi, Ovais Mangalwala, Fawad Khan, Kashif Hussain, Javed Aslam and Hammad Sartaj

Ali Baba Chalees Chor

Every Sunday at 12 noon. A play for children written by Shoaib Hashmi and directed by Uzma Sabeen. To book a school show contact

Begum Jaan

Runs till 22 September. Directed by Anjum Ayaz. Starring Nimra Bucha, Nyla Jaffery and Paras Masroor.


Till 1st September. at 8 pm A contemporary dance drama by Joshinder Chaggar Featuring a team of 13 dancers

Portrait of Rumi

Portrait of Rumi playing at NAPA till 30 June at 8 pm from Thursday to Sunday. The play is a collaboration between Dadadali and NRT and is directed by Rouvan Mahmud and Ali Junejo. A comedy and other genres the play explores the concept of self through the writings of Carl Gustav Jung and Rumi.


NRT Presents an original play by Imran Yusuf, winner of the NAPA playwriting competition 2013. A comedy in Urdu about Politics, cricket and conspiracy. Directed by Zain Ahmed. Runs daily till 9 June

Badshahat Ka Khatama and Naql e Makani

Directed by Khalid Ahmed. Two delightful short plays based on the writings of Saadat Hasan Manto and Ragindar Singh Bedi.

Geet Ghazal Night at NAPA Festival

An evening of geet and ghazal performed by graduates of NAPA Music department. The final performance of the NAPA Performing Arts Festival 2013. At 7:30 pm at NAPA. Tickets 400 and 200.

Marat/Sade play at NAPA Festival

Directed by Sunil Shankar. Written by Peter Weiss. A play within a play about the French Revolution. The full title of the play is "The persecution and assasination of Jean Paul Marat as perfomed by the inmates of Charendon Asylum and directed by the Marquis de Sade". The play will be perfomed on the 6th and 7th of April at 7 30 PM at NAPA.

Napa Performing Arts Festival 2013

NAPA Performing Arts Festival 2013 A festival featuring theatrical as well as musical performances. 7 plays and 6 music concerts, acting workshops and story telling for kids.

NAPA Festival Press conference

Press Conference for the NAPA Performing Arts
Festival 2013 was held at NAPA. The conference was well attended by the members of press. Mr. Zain Ahmed, Artistic Director NRT gave a brief introduction of the festival. The Press Conference was also addressed by Mr. Nafees Ahmed , Head of Department, Music and by Mr. Arshad Mahmud, Director Programmes and Administration NAPA.