World Theatre Day is celebrated annually on March 27th
World Theatre Day is celebrated every year on 27th March. This day raises the importance of theatre arts, how they played an important role in the field of entertainment, and the changes that theatre brings in life.
World Theatre Day was initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute ITI. World Theatre Day Message was written by Jean Cocteau in 1962.
World Theatre Day has been celebrated in many ITI Centers - of which there are now more than 90 throughout the world.
There is no specific theme every year. On this day, a famous actress Helen Mirren is chosen to send a message about theatre's glorious history as well as it being a beacon of peace in today's world.