Confessions from the Afterlife – by Mrinalini Kamath

Synopsis: Steven and Rahul, 18-year-old best friends in life, meet in the afterlife, where one has a lot of explaining to do.
Setting: The Afterlife
Time Period: The Present
This Play Is: Published in full in Smith and Kraus’ The Best Stage Scenes, 1999

Roulette – by Mrinalini Kamath

Synopsis: Gina, a Westchester housewife, visits her Aunt Loretta in Brooklyn, after Loretta’s brother Frank passes away. While clearing out Frank’s room, Gina comes across something that could cause a potentially explosive situation. 
Setting: Brooklyn apartment. The
Time Period: The Present
This Play Is: Published in full in Smith and Kraus’ The Best Stage Scenes, 2000

Hart’s Palpitations – by Mrinalini Kamath

co-written, with music by Matthew S. Anderson
Synopsis: A ten-minute musical that takes place in a clinic for the treatment of love-related injuries. Can Dr. Hart overcome his previous bad experience with love, save his love-struck patient and finally notice the loyal Nurse O’Plasty – all in ten minutes? Written
Setting: Operating room.
Time Period: The Present
This Play Is: in Raw Impressions [...]

A Rush of Wings – by Mrinalini Kamath

Synopsis: Emilie and Ishmael appear to be having the same dreams. There are some things that a couple just shouldn’t share. 
Setting: A bedroom.
Time Period: The Present
This Play Is: Published in Smith and Kraus’ Best Ten Minute Plays for Two Actors, 2007

Views – by Mrinalini Kamath

Synopsis: David and Diane were high school sweethearts who married after Diane became pregnant. Now they live in a cramped studio apartment in Manhattan, where Diane takes care of their two-year old son. When David announces that his boss has fired him, the couple spirals into an argument that forces them to reevaluate their married [...]

Sweet Dreams, Baby – by Mrinalini Kamath

Synopsis: Grace, a thirty-something bookseller, wakes up one night to find that the “man of her dreams,” has materialized. But as things start going wrong, Grace realizes that there are some things that even the perfect man can’t 
Setting: New York City apartment
Time Period: The Present
This Play Is: unpublished
Production History: presented at the Actors Studio, 2003

Bemused – by Mrinalini Kamath

Synopsis: “Hell hath no fury like a [muse] scorned.”
Setting: New York City bar. 
Time Period: The Present

The Some of All Parts – by Mrinalini Kamath

Synopsis: If he seems too good to be true; he probably is. Dating in this city just got a whole lot weirder.
Setting: Manhattan apartment
Time Period: The Present
This Play Is: Published in Smith and Kraus Best Ten Minute Plays for Three or More Actors, 2004 and Healthy Primates and Other Plays from the New Play Development Workshop

Bunnicuba – by Mrinalini Kamath

Synopsis: Harold, a gay urban professional, visits an urban shaman in the hopes of ridding himself of the half-woman half-rabbit succuba that visits him nightly. 
Setting: Shaman’s “office,” Harold’s bedroom.
Time Period: The Present
This Play Is: Published in Healthy Primates and Other Plays from the New Play Development Workshop

BOOM – by Mrinalini Kamath

Synopsis: Ashok and Sheela, a newly-married Indian-American couple, find their lives changed when they go to India for a relative’s wedding. What happens when the country your parents left for better opportunities becomes the new land of opportunity? BOOM is a rethinking of cultural and personal identities, based on a dramatically changing global landscape.
Setting: Mumbai, India. 
Time Period: Circa 2000. 
This Play [...]

The Quest – by Mrinalini Kamath

 
The Quest (or What Happened on the Quest for the Golden Fleece, as Told By Orpheus the Musician)

with music by Little Embers

Synopsis: Jason approaches Orpheus, a budding musician with a hit song and a loving fiancee, to help him get back his kingdom.  The Quest for the Golden Fleece seen through the eyes of Orpheus

Setting: Greece, Asia, [...]