Morning Raag with Amrutha Venkatesh

Jagriti Theatre’s Morning Raag is a one of kind concert series, celebrating the best in Indian classical music.

Raghunandana’s ‘no’ and after

The theatre director’s decision to turn down the Sangeet Natak Akademi award triggers a debate among Bengaluru theatre people

Out in the city

This edition of ‘Speaking of the City’, which features Rohini Nilekani, will take you through her role as a philanthropist and social innovator.

Times of India | Strategic thinking is crucial to Bengaluru

From climbing the ladder and fixing a bulb on stage to spreading the word through quirky posts on social media, a slew of things go in ahead of putting up a play on stage.

DPS Worldwide Professional and Nonprofessional Licensing Rights

The monthly DPS Worldwide Rights report listing all titles for which the Play Service holds nonprofessional, professional, or both nonprofessional and professional worldwide rights.

TheGoodCity | J for Justice – the alipha of Poile Sengupta

The current production of Alipha is an example of theatre at its best, with a great amount of ‘simpatico’ between playwright and director on the one hand, and director and actors on the other. Poile Sengupta has an incredible felicity in fleshing out her characters, and you are bound to immediately connect with them as they remind you of people you have met.

Deccan Chronicle | An anatomy of fate: two lives, one story

Much rests on divine sleight in playwright Poile Sengupta's Alipha.

The Hindu | The politician and an activist

Jagriti Theatre brings on stage playwright Poile Sengupta's Alipha, directed by Arundhati Raja

The Hindu | From the book of myths

From the book of myths Arundhati Raja recreates Yayati , the Girish Karnad classic of the same name, for a modern audience

Indian Express Indulge | A conflict of epic proportions

A conflict of epic proportions: Jagriti brings Girish Karnad's Yayati to Chennai Can a 1960s play inspired by the Mahabharata be relevant in 2018? Absolutely, says Arundhati Raja, artistic director of Bengaluru-based theatre group Jagriti, who will present her recreation of Girish Karnad’s popular play, Yayati, in Chennai this week.


Jagriti is a Performance Arts space dedicated to Theatre, Music, Dance and Comedy. Founded in 2011 by Arundhati and Jagdish Raja, the space has hosted several productions from India and around the world. A 200-seat theatre, built around a full-thrust stage, it is fully equipped to cater to both artistes and audience. The main stage is designed for intimate performances with adjoining spaces for informal lectures and gatherings. Jagriti is owned and operated by the not-for-profit ART Foundation, a registered charitable trust.

The Rooftop - above the main auditorium is an open-to-sky space with a staging area that can accommodate about 50 people. A raised and walled off platform can work as a perfect area for puppet theatre. The Rooftop has a restroom and a pantry. 

The Terrace - alongside the auditorium, the Terrace can accommodate about 20 people as an informal gathering area.

Lumbini - extending out from the foyer, Lumbini has a stage and an open-to-sky terraced space for about 80 people.