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SAWITRI Theatre Group Audition Notice for the 2015 Production

Case #99

An English play by Jasmine Sawant receives its World Premiere in October 2015. Translated from the award-winning Marathi play of the same name – by acclaimed Marathi playwright, Yogesh Soman, Mumbai, India.

Director: Christina Collins – Producer: Nitin Sawant

Set & Lighting Design: Joe Pagnan

Looking for strong actors!!! Emerging professional actors under the age of 30.


Auditions in Toronto – Fri 31st July 2015 – 3 pm to 6 pm


Audition venue – 2121 Lakeshore Blvd West


Synopsis – A murder has been committed. Who has been murdered? Why? Who is the murderer? For investigating officer, Inspector Ramesh Sawant, this is his 99th case! He is known to always get his man! How difficult can this case be? Set in Mumbai, India, before the era of cell phones, this whodunit comes with an engaging twist.


Cast Breakdown


Madhuri – female – preferably South Asian – playing age 26 to 28 years.

A very attractive woman! She looks like someone used to a life of leisure. But there’s more to her than her demure good looks, so watch out.


Satyasheel – male – preferably South Asian – playing age 28 to 30 years.

He’s lazy, laid back and good looking, but we already know looks can be deceptive. He’s a man used to doing things his way.


Inspector Ramesh Sawant – male – preferably South Asian – playing age 30 to 35 years.

An irritating, annoying personality. You wouldn’t want him around for more than five minutes. His sharp eyes and interminable questioning can be quite unnerving.


Performance dates – October 15, 16 & 17, 2015


Performance Venue: Sampradaya Theatre, 4-3250 Ridgeway Drive, Mississauga, ON L5L 5Y6


Rehearsal Venue: Same as above.

To Apply: Email headshot and resume to jasmine@sawitri.ca by Wednesday July 29, 2015 clearly stating the role applied for in the subject line.

No phone calls please!

Paid opportunity. Non-union rates apply.


SAWITRI Theatre Group, founded in January 2003, is an incorporated not-for-profit theatre organization, presenting original, challenging and exciting works, of established as well as emerging artists. Highlighting issues prevalent in the South Asian community, SAWITRI Theatre Group is known to take risks, bringing unique theatre experiences every year to its audiences; producing plays in some of India’s many languages, including English. SAWITRI Theatre Group is a three-time nominee of the Martys Awards.

Audition details can also be found on the SAWITRI Theatre Group

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