The Redemption – by Sudipta Bhawmik

Synopsis: This play is about a person named Subimal who, once an active Maoist communist, had to flee his own country and come to America in search of a new life. Although Subimal did find a new life for himself, his past always haunted him, a past which he had always kept a deep secret. Suddenly, one day this secret starts to reveal itself to his son Somu from a long lost diary. Somu, a Harvard junior, is extremely curious to know the details of his fatherā s past, wants to know more about the Naxalite movement. But he never could have guessed the kind of murky and deep waters he is getting into. Subimal tried to prevent the inevitable, but his failure to do so ultimately leads him to his redemption.

Setting: A suburban home basement in USA
Time Period: Current

Cast Size: 3This Play Is: unpublished

Production History: 2005 New York International Fringe Festival
2007 New Jersey Playwrights Project, Stage Reading

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