The Return – by Sudipta Bhawmik
Synopsis: Set in a suburb of the great city of Calcutta in India during the late seventies and early eighties, ā The Returnā deals with the eternal struggle which every immigrant in USA has to go through in order to balance between the strong attachment to their home land and the economic and social demands of life. The play tells the story of a young immigrant man, whose family is dependent on his dollar remittances, decides to go back to his country and faces strong resistance from his loved ones.
Setting: A home in a suburb of Calcutta, India
Time Period: 70’s, 80’s
Cast Size: 7
This Play Is: unpublished
Production History: Produced by NEAT, Boston, MA in 2008
Bengali version produced by Ethnomedia of NJ, 2003-2004