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a play by Akshay Kapoor

"Three ordinary men - a compulsive gambler, a down-on-his-luck garage owner and a jobless I.T. employee - in desperate need for money hatch a plan to r..."


a play by Ramu Ramanathan

"In a sense, this is a play about a very simple idea, which was introduced to the world three centuries ago that: no one has the right of absolute cont..."

The Amazing Flabby-Breasted Virgin

a play by Ayesha Susan Thomas

"This is an excerpt from an early version of the script that was developed during the Bhasha Centre Playwriting Programme 2019-20. During the pandemic ..."


a play by Dr. Vithal Rajan

"This play solves all the main mysteries that have surrounded the figure of Shakespeare: who he was; what he did during the seven ‘lost years’; whether..."

The Anklet

a play by Vijay Padaki

"The story of The Anklet is in one of the best known dramatic tales written by Ilango Adigal, brother of king Shenguttuvan, some time between the secon..."

The Baby Shower

a play by Manjima Chatterjee

"Ila is in her early thirties, a modern woman struggling to find her footing amidst career considerations, family pressures, body issues and the techno..."

The Body

a play by Nayantara Nayar

"The pandemic traps three old friends Gita, Arvind, and Umar in their childhood apartment complex in Chennai. Matters take a morbid turn when Arvind’s ..."

The Cage of Sparrows

a play by Ramneek Singh

"'The Cage of Sparrows' tells the story of Rulda and Rinku, two men separated by a generation, but joined by one need: the need to escape. Set in villa..."

The Court Jester

a play by Vijay Padaki

"Readers in South India will not need any introduction to the tales of Tenali Rama. They would have heard innumerable stories from innumerable sources,..."

The Curse of Urvashi

a play by V Balakrishnan

"The Curse of Urvashi is an ensemble play. Arjuna the middle Pandava is described as a great warrior, but each major victory of his against warriors li..."

The Dark Lord

a play by Shreekumar Varma

"A journalist arrives late in the day at an isolated house to interview a businessman who has won a national award. Though he has been asked by someone..."

The Death of Jayadratha

a play by V Balakrishnan

"The Death of Jayadratha is a well-known episode from the Mahabharata. The short of the long is, Arjuna swears vengeance on Jayadratha for the death of..."

The Director's Cut

a play by Dr. Vithal Rajan

"A director of an amateur theatre group attempts to stage Shakespeare but is faced with varied objections from every member of his group to every sugge..."

The Echo

a play by Vijay Padaki

"The characters in the play may be seen as placed in three concentric circles. At the centre are just three characters: Choma, Belli, his daughter and ..."


a play by Dr. Vithal Rajan

"Chess has always been connected with the practice of war, but in reality it is a mind-game, and its stratagems can parallel human contests in any fiel..."

The Expedition

a play by Sharath Krishnaswami

"2. The Expedition (This play is second from a set of 6 plays called 'A saucerful of Spaceships')E Earth is a bygone conclusion. Two astronauts leave..."

The Garden of Infinite Children

a play by Dustin Silgardo

"It has been six weeks since Mom gave birth, but she is still uncertain of whether she is a mother. She can’t seem to feed her son. Some days he spends..."

The Interview

a play by Siddharth Kumar

"A bright, young man, holding his resume close, waits nervously at the reception of one of the country's largest corporations. Moments later he is call..."