Synopsis: As Deen struggles to come to terms with being a transgender man, those who love him most find themselves struggling as well in this unique solo show, told entirely from the point of view of Deenā s family, friends and partner, yet performed by Deen himself. Laid bare [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Synopsis: Spiders have often been a source of humansâ deepest nightmares. However, in Carrie’s Web they may actually save the day! A young South Asian woman struggles to untangle herself from cultural and familial webs. She looks for empowerment to stop cycle of violence only to find help from an extremely unlikely source. A [...]
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 [...]
Synopsis: Neighbors follows Carrie’s revelation that her husband is cheating on her with her next door neighbor’s wife.
Setting: An apartment building in New York City.
Time Period: The present
Cast Size: 2W/ 2M
A career gal that just wants a nice life with nice vacations.
Carrie’s husband. A man who likes to be on top. He is [...]
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, [...]
Synopsis: The Moral Implications of Time Travel takes place in the early nineties, on the semi-rural/suburban outskirts of Detroit where Anil Das, an Indian immigrant to America now in his sixties, lives with Pranav, his thirty year old son who has never moved out.
At the outset of the play, Anil announces that [...]
Synopsis: Presented in a fractured form, Jetlag unfolds as mystery that explores the psychological effect of emotional longing, dislocations of time and space that are both literal and metaphoric, and the events and influence of people in our lives that result in our failure or success. In the center of the play is a love [...]
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.
Character Breakdown For Unveiled
Part One [...]
Synopsis: Perfect Fit if a fast-paced story about five friends, reunited, at a cross-roads in their lives. In the play, marriage, fashion, inter-racial relationships and child-rearing are humorously explored to shine a light on three different ways of parenting.
Setting: New York City
Time Period: Now
Cast Size: 5
Radhika. East Indian American. A fashion designer/merchandiser. Thirty-three. Recently divorced. At [...]
Synopsis: A 45 minute play for youth about a child growing up Deaf in a Hearing family.
Time Period: The Present
Cast Size: 3
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, [...]
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
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 [...]