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Dhaba Canteen has been a Devon Avenue institution since the 80s, with their delicious Sindhi food transporting you back to the halcyon days of undivided India. Now, the Chicago restaurant is on the verge of foreclosure. And the family that owns it is ready to go to war over its fate.
2F, 3M (with doubling)
Usha and her daughter Pallavi talk on the phone almost every single day, and Usha’s dearest wish is to see Pallavi get married. But when Pallavi starts dating a perfect man, Usha can’t shake the feeling that there’s something wrong with him. Something sinister. Something too frightening to even be real. But who’s going to believe her?
Winner: 2020 Audie Award; 2020 Gracie Award
5F, 1M, 1NB
Disillusioned by her job in the Imperial Harem, a young bodyguard risks her life to help an abused Queen escape. An action-adventure romance set some time in the past, some place not here.
Just as two fierce scientists – and fiercely close friends – are about to publish a career-defining paper that could potentially save the world, an ethical dilemma threatens to tear them apart.
Winner: Outstanding Original Full Length Script, New York Innovative Theatre Awards.
Naveen Gavaskar just wants a traditional Indian marriage to a nice Indian boy. While his parents try to keep up with him, his older sister returns home and drops a bombshell of her own.
The St. Catherine’s drama club is about to put up their first school play – Sophocles’ Antigone – when their beloved director betrays them in an unforgivable way. The girls must then figure out the right course of action, while rehearsing the classic play about impossibly difficult choices. What is the right thing to do? And must the show go on?
Evie Malone plays Warcraft with her online boyfriend and fixes other people’s relationships. Sure, she doesn’t have a sex life, but who really needs that… right?
Winner: Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Contest
Digital/Zoom Production Script Available
BUCKET OF BLESSINGS (Theater for the Very Young)
One act (45 minutes); 4 performers, any gender
A show for the very young (0-5 years old), “A Bucket of Blessings” is an adaptation of the best selling children’s book of the same name by Surishtha and Kabir Sehgal, filled with traditional Indian music and dancing.
Winner: Suzi Bass Award for Outstanding New Play for Young Audiences
Deep in the forests of Assam, India, a human couple falls out of love, while a monkey couple falls in love.
Titus and Dronicus, crack private-eyes, are hired by a mysterious dame called Ophelia, who wants them to investigate her melancholic boyfriend obsessed with his father’s death.