A Change of Climate – by Lina Patel

screenplay

La La Love – by Lina Patel

a short play

Sweet Life – by Lina Patel

a short play

Perfect Fit – by Lina Patel

Synopsis:  Perfect Fit if a fast-paced story about five friends, reunited, at a cross-roads in their lives.  In the play, marriage, fashion, inter-racial relationships and child-rearing are humorously explored to shine a light on three different ways of parenting.
Setting: New York City
Time Period: Now
Cast Size: 5
Casting:
Radhika.  East Indian American.  A fashion designer/merchandiser.  Thirty-three.  Recently divorced.  At [...]

Disappearance of Luck – by Lina Patel

Synopsis: The Disappearance of Luck is about what happens when a man’s wife mysteriously disappears and a stranger appears in his life. An urban, contemporary story, The Disappearance of Luck explores loss and grief without losing its grasp on the humor and tenderness that true love inspires.
Setting: An American city
Time Period: Now
Cast Size: Seven
Casting:
TEDDY, [...]

The Ragged Claws – by Lina Patel

Synopsis: Battery Park City and Bangladesh are under water, the American military works in secret around the globe and Russia controls European use of natural gas.  The future is now and the present is as urgent as the past for Alec, his parents, and the people who love them.  Mother and son are battling academics. [...]

Sankalpan (Desire) – by Lina Patel

Synopsis: An inventive fusion of Chekhov’s Three Sisters and Tagore’s The Home and the World, Sankalpan evokes a time of revolution that draws sharp parallels to the geopolitics of today. A story about self-determination both in the psyches of individuals hungry for change and in the psyche of an evolving national identity, Sankalpan is set [...]