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South Asian-American Theater Festival

Presented by Mosesian Center for the Arts at The Main Stage, Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown MA

Aug 19 - 21 2022
South Asian-American Theater Festival

Off-Kendrik presents the first South Asian-American Theater Festival in New England

South Asian-American Theater Festival (SAATH Fest) is an event that highlights the diversity of the South Asian diaspora in the US. Spearheaded by the Boston-based non-profit theater group Off-Kendrik, it is a three-day celebration of the performative arts –play, stand-up, storytelling, seminar—that brings together eight creative groups. Their narratives address a range of issues in multiple languages, from politics in their countries of origin and experiences of immigration to

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Single day tickets include admission to all events during that day. Friday tickets are $20 including all fees; Saturday or Sunday tickets are $35 including all fees. The full festival pass is $55 including all fees, and covers admission to all events for all three days.

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Festival Schedule


6:30 pm      Welcome Remarks (English)

7:00 pm      Kultar's Mime, written and directed by Sarbpreet Singh (English)


2:00 pm      Scenes from Partition, written, directed, and performed by Uma Paranjape (English)

2:45 pm      A Performance by Pampi Das (English)

3:30 pm      RangaShwas, written by Vijay Kenkre & Shilpa Kulkarni, directed by Vijay Kenkre, produced by Jilebee Arts (Marathi with English supertitles)

5:15 pm      South-Asian/Immigrant Theater Seminar moderated by Avishek Ganguly, Associate Professor, RISD (English)

6:30 pm      Shikhandi, written by Sudipto Bhowmick, directed by Suman Mukhopadhyay, produced by ECTA (English)

7:45 pm      Unveiled, written, directed and performed by Rohina Malik (English)


1:30 pm      Bikhre Bimb, written by Girish Karnad, Hindi adaptation by Padmavati Rao, directed by Barkha Kishniani, produced by ICS Theater (Hindi with English supertitles)

3:00 pm     VOICES: a storytelling show by Off-Kendrik (multiple languages with English supertitles)

4:30 pm      Raktbeej, written by Shankar Shesh, directed by Ajay Jaisingh, produced by Hindi Manch (Hindi with English supertitles)

6:30 pm      Panchavati, directed by Praveena Naduthota, produced by Yaksha-Loka (Kannada and English with English supertitles)


The Main Stage, Mosesian Center for the Arts

321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472


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Dates and Times

Fri, Aug 19, 2022

6:30 pm at The Main Stage, Mosesian Center for the Arts

Sat, Aug 20, 2022

2:00 pm at The Main Stage, Mosesian Center for the Arts

Sun, Aug 21, 2022

1:30 pm at The Main Stage, Mosesian Center for the Arts