She approaches every role with professionalism and honesty. Her work is not only effective on a technical level, but it’s gripping on a human level. She knows how to create deeply moving performances live on stage and behind the camera.” - Meghan Covington, founder, artistic director of Rivers Edge Theatre Co.
A unique, multi-media staged reading for one night only - March 26, 2022 at the Hudson river Museum's Planetarium. The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt explores a woman's place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women's ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications; Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both, and their dedication changed the way we understand both the heavens and Earth.
An evening of short plays at The First Reformed Church (Hastings-on-Hudson,NY) features some of the most talented theatre makers in town, gathered by Rivers Edge Theatre Company for their very first fundraiser on April 30th 2022. Centered on the topic of love, communication, and connection in our modern world. Sweta plays Margaret Wilson, an assistant Vice Principal and former DA in the play titled Mrs. Petricone written by Melanie Hoopes. This tiny play has Sweta and actress Sioux Madden (Mrs.Petricone) in a very curious and uncomfortable interrogation involving a very suspicious student.
Kindness Committee a new play written and directed by Melanie Hoopes, with music by John Elliott delves deep into longings, forebodings, and examines the increasing importance of strengthening our community as our social, political and environmental problems mount. Sweta Plays 'Emily' a pastor of this Unitarian Congregation.
Emily is an exercise in strength and vulnerability. She is a leader but also going through great personal difficulty and is quite rattled and shaken. The play had 2 sold out shows on March 18th, 19th 2022 at the South Church (Dobbs Ferry,NY).
The Green Plays Project is an outdoor theatre event featuring 5 one act plays and a post-show community discussion with the aim to inspire our community to take healthy steps towards a more sustainable future.
Sweta featured in 2 of the 5 plays on September 25th 2021. A Window by Whiti Hereaka and Lifeday by Jessica Huang.
In these uncertain times it’s hard to tell the difference between truth and lie... River’s Edge Theatre Co.
presents the next edition of our signature interactive storytelling experience.
Witness people telling their stories live via Zoom, and then test your intuition to see if you can tell who’s lying and who’s telling the truth. The audience votes TRUTH or LIE, a virtual storytelling event on March 13 2021
The COVID Monologues,” a project presented by Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble, honors people who have died from COVID-19.
The 24 videos are each about five minutes long. Some of the videos in the collection feature actors performing directly to the camera. Sweta featured on May 2021 in " The American Dream' written by Meghan Covington. Link to monologue in Reels.
A series of sketches by Joe DiNozzi of a light satirical nature, making fun of the acting world, love, relationships, and New York life. Showcased at The Producers Club in Manhattan in 2016.
A play by Ashvin Gidwani directed by Tushar Dalvi, a comedy of errors and colossal confusion revolving around two married couples, hotel staff, a suite and a birthday ! Sweta performed and travelled for this play in 2010 to several cities in India.
Sequel to the popular play Visit visa. The protagonist Gagan Mudgal "Dilip" is now an established, well-loved and popular RJ at a leading radio station in Dubai, married to his girlfriend and well-entrenched into the NRI mode of life.
Sweta Keswani, playing Dilip’s wife, is both an attractive and emotive actress, bringing glamour to Dilip’s solo act in the earlier play. While Residence Visa, as we’d all expect, evokes laughter throughout, it also takes a snide look at the ridiculous aspects of our lives in the Gulf. Sweta travelled and performed in 2007 in Dubai for this show.
A play written by Sweta Keswani directed by the late legend Tom Alter. After losing her costume designer and friend in the historical Mumbai floods of 2006, Sweta was inspired to write about loss and how the living struggle to move on.