In its 18th edition from August 16 - 25, the Old World Theatre Festival at the India Habitat Centre has invited a stunning array of productions that entertain, stimulate, provoke and educate in great measure. Watch out for a brave new tribe of theatre practitioners, driven by the power of their creative passion, recasting accepted structures. They are relentless and are undeterred by the practical concerns of revenue models, escalating costs of performance spaces and paucity of funds. In today’s times, when more and more of our entertainment options are geared to the click of a button, theatre festivals of this kind have become singular avenues for unfiltered expression charged with a transformative sense of community. For the theatre buff in you, there is more to the festival including a rich array of workshops.