SATF 2017
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মান্টোর মেয়েরা
Women of Manto


Original play by: Saadat Hasan Manto
Adaptation in Bengali & Directed by: Usha Ganguli
Performed by: Spotlight Columbus Inc, Columbus, Ohio


Cast
 

Shaibalini (Chumki) Bagchi as Sultana
Rehman Mehbubor as Khudabaksh
Biswajit Ghosh as Shankar
Soumi Chatterjee as Anwari
Arijit Sur as Abdul
Urmi Majumdar as Neeti
Suchanda (Luna) Basu as Sugandhi
Prabir (Apu) Basu as Madho
Md Abdullah (Milu) as Ramlal
Rehman Mehbubor as Daroga

Madhupa Chatterjee as Narrator 1
Arunita Ghosh as Narrator 2
Sayani Das as Narrator 3
Ananya Biswas as Narrator 4
Sultana Nahar as Narrator 5
Shalini Basu as Young Girl

 

Crew


Music & Sound Design: A.K. Azad and Usha Ganguli
Sound Operation: Aveek Das
Light Design: Usha Ganguli, Subhayu Sarkar
Light Projection: Subhayu Sarkar
Supertitle: Sharmistha Sarkar
Supertitle Projection: Subhrajit Sarkar
Set Design: Usha Ganguli
Set Preparation: Pradip Bhadra and Tanusree (Mishti) Ganguly:
Properties: Tanusree (Mishti) Ganguly and Dalia Renusch
Costume Design: Usha Ganguli
Costume Help: Uttam Das, Purba Das and Sumona Biswas Sarkar

 

 

 

Our Voices


Written by: Gargi Mukherjee
Directed by: Andrew Protopapas


Cast
 

Roma (and others)……………...Ishika Majumder
Brishti (and others)………………Keya Shanbhag
Ronita (and others)…………..………Mira Bhasin
Wahid (and others)………………Nikhil Makhija
Aranya (and others)………………….Sayan Basu
Narrator (and others)………………Taryn Huffman
Aunty (and others)……….……………Neel Pannu
Chris (and others)……………..……..Ben Hartwig

 

 

 

The Djinns of Eidgah
 

Written by: Abhishek Majumdar
Directed by: Hafiz Karmali

 

Cast


Keshab Chatterjee as Abbajan (Father)
Sreejani Sinha as Ashrafi 1
Arunendra Banerjee as Bilal
Poorna Chatterjee as Fatima and Ashrafi 2 nd
Shan Mukhopadhyay as Djinn and Khaled
Sabyasachi Chakraborty as Mushtaq and CRPF Soldier 2
Sutapa Mukhopadhyay as Dr. Wani and CRPF Soldier 1

Abhijit Neogy as Dr. Baig
 

Crew


Surath Sinha: Production Manager / Stage Manager
Pathik Sen: Poster and Projection Design

 

 

Panel Discussion
“Theater for Social Justice”

 

 

Panelists
 

Usha Ganguli : Director of the play “Women of Manto”
Hafiz Karmali : Director of the play “The Djinns of Eidgah”
Andrew Protopapas : Director of the play “Our Voices”
Gargi Mukherjee: Playwright of the play “Our Voices”
Dipan Ray : Founding Member, Epic Actor Workshop and South Asian Theater Festival
Chris Leyva : Renowned Playwrite, Author and Illustrator
Joe Bishara : Associate Producing Director, CATCO
Moderator : Joe Bishara

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