August 21, 2015 Friday

  • 7:00 – 7:30 PM Doors Open and Seating
  • 7:30 – 8:00 PM Opening Remarks, Lamp Lighting, SATF 10 years journey – an audio visual presentation
  • 8:15 – 9:00 PM Tribute to Shambhu Mitra
    A performance in Bengali, illustrating musical compositions used in his plays by the legendary Shambhu Mitra, researched, directed and performed by Shamila (Pinki) Ghoshal, Manjari School of Performing Arts & Parthasarathy Mukhopadhyay, Bharatiya Kala Kendra, New Jersey    
  • 9:00 – 10:30 PM Reception for SATF Honorees – by invitation only


August 22, 2015 Saturday

  • 2:30 – 3:00 PM Doors Open and Seating
  • 3:00 – 4:00 PM Here We Are
    An English play, adapted from a short story by the same name by Dorothy Parker, directed by Anshita Kumar and performed by The SAPAN Institute and Natyabharati, Washinghington DC
  • 4:15 – 5:15 PM Sitarah – The Stars
    An English solo performance on the stories of three women’s destinies in different periods in Afghanistan, directed by Lief Persson from Sweden, and written and performed by Monirah Hashemi, distinguished artist and actress from Afghanistan
  • 5:30 – 6:30 PM Nari: Women Of The World
    A Dance Theater based on some episodes of Mahabharata, directed and choreographed by Brinda Guha, Kala Mandir Dance Company, New York
  • 7:15 – 8:45 PM Tartuffe: The Impostor
    An Indian adaptation of a play by Moliere, directed by Dr. Farley Richmond, and performed by ICS, East Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 9:00 – 10:00 PM Post Office
    Rabindranath Tagore’s Dak Ghar, performed in English by Drama Wallah, NY; directed by Hafiz Karmali


August 23, 2015 Sunday

  • 1:30 – 2:00 PM Doors Open and Seating
  • 2:00 – 3:00 PM Indian Idol
    A children’s play in Bengali, performed by Mrittika, New Jersey in association with Nandikar, Kolkata
  • 3:30 – 5:30 PM Ekti Rajnoitik Hotya
    A Bengali adaptation of Peter Weiss’s play – “The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade”, directed by Indian director / actor Abhik Chatterjee, performed by Epic Actors’ Workshop, New Jersey
  • 6:15 – 8:15 PM Senapoti
    A Bengali play written by Abdullah al Mamun, directed by Irene Parvin Lopa of Bangladesh, produced and performed by AASTHA, New Jersey
  • 8:15 – 8:30 PM Closing Remarks

Witness our new experimental work – “Theater in Breaks” in the Black Box adjacent to the main auditorium during the breaks between programs on Aug 22 and 23.

August 23, 2015 Sunday
Metamorphosis (Expanded over 4 breaks: 4:05 PM Ignorance, 5:20 PM Diversity, 6:40 PM Metamorphosis, 8:50 PM Reaction)

August 23, 2015 Sunday
3:05 PM Ami Chitrangada: Adaptation from Ranindranath’s “Chitrangoda” and “Chandalika”
5:35 PM Roop Kothar Kelenkari: a play by Badal Sircar