Blacky’s Trunk (English/French) – by Sujay Sood

Synopsis: The play is written in English and Hindi (an original version exists in English and French; English/Spanish and English/Hungarian versions also exist).

The structure of the play and the nature of physical and verbal repetition is such that a spectator how knows only one language either English or French will be able to understand [...]

Stream of Consciousness of Singing Birds – by Bina Sharif

Synopsis: A memory play of surrealistic bird-like humans and their journey from one climate to another and from one culture to another, encompassing oceans, mountains, high and low altitudes. A journey of happiness and loss, of life and death. A journey within and a journey of everyday happenings.
Cast Size: 9
This Play is: Unpublished
Production History:

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The Man of Man – by Sujay Sood

Synopsis: In lyrical and poetic refrain, an anguished soul in The Man of Man searches for forgiveness for his sin of primal homicide. Man has committed the ultimate sin of killing “the man of man,” a divinity figure, and also killing his Woman in a fit of jealous rage. In a choreographed and lyrical exploration [...]

Umbrella Spokes and the Apocalypse – by Sarovar Banka

Synopsis: Oblivious to theory, two otherwise unoccupied men construct and deconstruct the Apocalypse inside their apartment.
Setting: A  bare Los Angeles apartment
Time Period: any time/contemporary
Cast Size: 2
Casting: Douglas, a man about thirty three.
Theodore, a man also about thirty three.
Design Needs: The set is a spare, non-realistic, an impression of a place. It is a single room, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]