The National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) is delighted to announce its first alliance with The Habitat for a six-month-long comedy festival, The BIG Show: ALL STAR STANDUP COMEDY

The NCPA will host two of the shows from the festival – 15th October and the 27th of November; the former show will see comedy stalwarts including Rohan Joshi, Nishant Tanwar, Raunaq Rajani, Anirban Dasgupta, Sonali Thakker, and Sumaira Sheikh perform their act at the NCPA’s Experimental Theatre. The second show artist line-up will be announced shortly.   

Elaborating on the association with The Habitat, Bruce Guthrie, Head of Theatre and Films, NCPA shares, “We are delighted to be working with The Habitat. The space has been doing such brilliant work and giving opportunities to young musicians, comedians and spoken-word artists. As the NCPA continues to showcase live performances, we believe this will be the first of many collaborations with The Habitat and look forward to welcoming audiences to the NCPA.”  

Balraj Ghai, The Habitat , on the first-ever collaboration with the NCPA, expresses, “NCPA has a legacy of showcasing world-class performances meets cutting-edge facilities. The Habitat is ecstatic to team up with such a vibrant hub that shares our passion for nurturing emerging talent across diverse live arts. This marks the dawn of an exciting partnership, set to deliver unforgettable cultural encounters. Circle your calendar for October 15th—the grand kickoff with The Big Show, starring top Stand-up Comedians for an uproarious evening. Get ready for a captivating journey as we unveil thrilling performances and innovative initiatives together. The stage is set, and we’re eager to unveil the enchantment.” 

The NCPA, in its endeavor of producing unique large-scale live performances, is excited to collaborate with The Habitat to amplify its new-age presentations.  

Big Show – All-Star Stand-up Comedy – an NCPA Off-Stage Presentation In collaboration with The Habitat

When: Sunday, 15 October – 5 p.m. & 7.30 pm 

Where: Experimental Theatre, NCPA

Language: English, Hindi

Duration: 105 mins

Age Suitability: 16+

About the Show: Spend Sunday evening with the best in Stand-up Comedy, performing freshly baked material at The BIG Show: ALL STAR STANDUP COMEDY – The Habitat’s premier show which takes club comedy to a larger stage near you.

This edition will have a line-up consisting of Rohan Joshi, Nishant Tanwar, Raunaq Rajani, Anirban Dasgupta, Sonali Thakker and Sumaira Sheikh.