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Theatre & Play

Theatre /noun/ (নাট্যশালা):

Theatre হলো সেই ভবন যেখানে নাটক অভিনয় করে দেখানো হয় বা মঞ্চস্থ করা হয়।

Theatre mean a building, room, or outside area used for performing plays.


  • Life is nothing but the staging of a drama in theatre. (Play নয়)
  • The next performance at the theatre is Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’.
  • After graduating, Grant plugged away at an acting career in regional theatre.
  • We’re going to the theatre tonight.
  • Jenny wanted to pursue a career in the theatre.


Play /noun/ (নাটক):

Play হলো নাটক যেটি লেখা হয় মঞ্চে দর্শকদের সামনে প্রদর্শন করার জন্য।

A play is a dramatic work that's written to be staged in a theater and in front of an audience.


  • They will see a play tomorrow. (Theatre নয়)
  • We staged a play last week.
  • The actors put on a new play.
  • The Globe Theatre is a reconstruction of the theatre in which Shakespeare's plays were originally staged.
  • The play doesn’t dodge the uncomfortable in the story’s telling.
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