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SATF 2023 Details

SpotLight Columbus Inc


9th South Asian Theater Festival (SATF) 2023


Saturday & Sunday, 8th & 9th July 2023, Starting at 2 PM

Abbey Theater of Dublin, 5600 Post Rd, Dublin, OH 43017



Tickets: One day - $20 | Two days - $30| Sponsor - $50

Sponsor tickets are valid for two days with premier seating and mention in the play bill.

CONTACT: Pathikrit (614-787-1420) | Chumki (614-657-9076) | Arijit (503-913-0539)


Free Babysitting Services Available on Both Days

Food Stall Available in Breaks


With the support from Ohio Arts Council (OAC), Abbey Theater of Dublin, OH,

Theater Roundtable, Columbus OH and Epic Actors Workshop, NJ

Schedule for Saturday 8th July 2023 starting at 2 PM


  1. Biye (The Wedding)

    A Bengali Play with English Supertitle

by Onnyo Theater Columbus, OH

Script & Direction by Rehman Mehbubor

Inspired from a story of Mahin Khan’s “Ex Jokhon Shali.”


(The hermit and the harlot)

A Hindi Play with English Supertitle by Mandi Theatre, Chicago, IL

Script & Direction by Alka Sharma

Based on a Sanskrit Play by Bodhayan in 7th Century

3. Ekti Raater

Golpo (Story of an Evening)

A Bengali Play with English Supertitle By Spotlight Columbus, OH

Directed by Arijit Sur

Inspired from “An Inspector Calls” by J B Priestley

4. Battlefield

An English Play by The Kenyon College Dance, Drama and Cinema Club, OH

Directed by Jonathan Tazewell from The Mahabharata and Jean-Claude Carrière’s play adapted by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne



Schedule for Sunday 9th July 2023 starting at 2 PM


  1. Tritiyo Nayan (The Third Eye)

A Bengali Play with English Supertitle by Chicago Natyogoshthi, Chicago, IL

Written and Directed by Dev Hazra and

Inspired by A Dangerous Game by Friedrich Dürrenmatt


2. Sheshkritya (The Last Rite)

A Bengali Play with English Supertitle by KS Production, OH

Directed by Kaushik Mazumder

A Play based on the story by Shubhomanas Ghosh

3. Beporowa (Desperado)

A Bengali Play with English Supertitle by Ebong Theatrix, Washinton DC

Directed by Dibyendu Paul | Playwrite Ujjwal Chattopadhyay

based on original script Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

4. Panel Discussion

Moderated by Joe Bishara

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