Mother in Another Language – by Taniya Hossain

Synopsis: When Tarak, a Bengali ex-pat, and Karen, an American, decide to get married, they know they’re in for some cultural difficulties. But when Tarak buys them a brownstone and asks permission to move his mother into the basement apartment, Karen knows sheâ s getting more than she bargained for. Hoping that Tarak’s mother is [...]

The Doctor is Indian – by Shane Sakhrani

Synopsis: In the newly globalized India, the Gupta family of Marine Drive is on the edge of a nervous break down. Many of the battles between East and West are taking place under their own roof: a business thatā s been in the family for generations was ruined by a powerful American company, a highly [...]

Unveiled – by Rohina Malik

Synopsis: Racism.  Hate crimes. Love. Islam. Culture. Language. Life.
Five Muslim women in a post-9/11 world serve tea and uncover what lies beneath the veil in this compelling one-woman show. (Can also be performed with multiple actors).
Setting: United States and London, England
Time Period: Post 9/11
Cast Size: One woman Show or Multiple actors.
Casting:
Character Breakdown For Unveiled
Part One [...]

The Deaf Duckling – by Aditi Brennan Kapil

Synopsis: A 45 minute play for youth about a child growing up Deaf in a Hearing family.
Setting: Various
Time Period: The Present
Cast Size: 3
Casting:
SAM: Deaf Actor or Actress
MAN: ASL Proficient Actor- plays Papa Duck, Mr. Swan, various kids
WOMAN: ASL Proficient Actress- plays Mama Duck, Teacher, various kids
*Casting Note: Due to the story-telling nature of this script, [...]

Hanuman – by Aditi Brennan Kapil

Synopsis: This Bollywood-style musical for youth is loosely adapted from episodes of the Ramayana. It follows the adventures of Hanuman the monkey, a mischievous young social outcast who discovers his true nature and heroic destiny by helping his friend Rama rescue the Princess Sita from Ravana, a ten-headed demon.
Setting: Northern India, Punjab to be exact
Time [...]