Schedule

 

August 27, 2016 Saturday

  • 2:30 – 3:00 PM Doors Open and Seating
  • 3:00 – 3:30 PM Opening remarks and Lamp Lighting by the Chief Guest and SATF Chair
  • 3:30 – 3:45 PM Mini break
  • 3:45 – 4:15 PM Bharotbarsho
    A combination of ballet and contemporary dance with multi-media presentation depicting the theme of the festival, concept and script by Rituparna Das Dutta, choreographed by Sanchita Basu Mallick and Writuparna Dasgupta, performed by Sreeshti of NJ.
  • 4:15 – 5:15 PM Break
  • 4:30 – 5:00 PM Theater-in-Break 1
  • 5:15 – 6:15 PM Light of Asia
    A children’s play in Bengali on the life of Buddha written by Dhriti Bagchi, directed by Parthapratim Deb (Kolkata, India) and performed by Mrittika, NJ.
  • 6:15 – 7:30 PM Break
  • 6:30 – 7:15 PM Theater-in-Break 2
  • 7:30 – 8:30 PM Recipe Book
    A Hindi play on the story of an older woman who is a victim of dementia, directed by Mukund Kamerkar, written by Shubhada Kamerkar and performed by Theatrix, NJ.
  • 8:30 – 8:45 PM Mini break 
  • 8:45 – 10:15 PM Masrayana 
    A play in English based on identity theft crisis written by William C. Kovacsik (US), directed by Mahesh Dattani (Mumbai, India) and performed by ICS Theater, NJ.

 

August 28, 2016 Sunday

  • 2:00 – 2:30 PM Doors Open and Seating 
  • 2:30 – 4:00 PM Aa-Aaa-Ka-Kha
    A play in Bengali written by Indrasish Lahiri, directed by Meghnad Bhattacharya (Kolkata, India) and performed by Spotlight, Columbus, Ohio.
  • 4:00 – 4:30 PM Break 
  • 4:10 – 4:20 PM Theater-in-Break 3 
  • 4:30 – 6 PM Short Plays
    Jodiyos Bhattkieka Manharu (Nepali), Issues of a Sergeant (English), Come Home for Lunch (English)
  • 6:00 – 7:15 PM Break
  • 6:15 – 7:00 PM Theater-in-Break 4
  • 7:15 – 8:45 PM Sagina Mahato 
    A musical play in Bengali based on the true story of the labor movement in North Bengal written by Gour Kishore Ghosh, directed by Parthapratim Deb (Kolkata, India) and performed by Epic Actors’ Workshop, NJ.
  • 8:45 – 8:50 PM Closing remarks