Brahman/i

Synopsis: In this provocative play masquerading as a stand-up comedy routine, an Indian intersex person explores history, mythology, gender roles… and high school. Brahman/i – funny, cynical, inventive and intensely charismatic – takes on more than a dozen unforgettable characters in a fascinating life story that most of us can barely even begin to imagine.
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Contract – by Sujay Sood

Synopsis: A salesman comes knocking on a cold and snowy night. He doesn’t recognize Cristina to be the ex-fiancé he ran out on a decade ago. As the past is gradually revealed, Seve tries to use the past as leverage to make his sale. The conflicts in the relationship between Devinder “Dave” and Cristina also [...]

When Saris Speak (The Mother) – Part I of Migritude, An Epic Journey in Four Movements – by Shailja Patel

Synopsis: 90-minute spoken-word theatre show
Written, produced, and performed by Shailja Patel
Directed by Kim Cook, Choreography by Parijat Desai  www.parijatdesai.org
90-minute spoken-word theatre show. Uses artist’s trousseau of saris, passed down by her mother, to unfold hidden histories of women’s lives in the bootprint of Empire, from India to East Africa. Text consists of 14 sections, divided [...]

Love Person – by Aditi Brennan Kapil

Synopsis: Love Person is a four part love story in Sanskrit, ASL and English. The people who populate this love story are uncommonly invested in their language as it defines who they are and their place in the world. In this story love transcends sexual orientation, physical attraction, and social structure, and rests instead on [...]