Boundary Conditions – by Sujay Sood

Synopsis: Sheela, newly-wed and newly-arrived to a big town, overcomes her alienation and loneliness by getting hooked onto the daily lessons of the TV TUTOR. Her husband, Govind, is an engineeer who is busy with work and busy with his pals.
The TV TUTOR is somewhat magical in its interactions with Sheela, and she gets herself educated beyond the ken of her husband’s understanding.
Events come to a head during fateful night, the Karvachaut fast, after which violence and resolution one is left to contemplate the role/beneficiality of TV TUTOR in the couple’s lives.

Setting: Apartment in India
Time Period: contemporary

Cast Size: 3
Casting: GOVIND, HUSBAND, MID-THIRTIES
SHEELA, WIFE, MID-TWENTIES
TV TUTOR, A TELEVISION TUTOR

Design Needs: the TV TUTOR needs to be a live feed from an actor backstage to the screen/monitor onstage.

This Play Is:
unpublished

Production History: Boundary Conditions was performed in 1999 by Theatre Action Group at the International Habitat Centre in New Delhi.

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