Orange: an illustrated play
by Aditi Brennan Kapil
directed by Jessica Kubzansky
PACIFIC PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL SEGERSTROM STAGE
April 25, 2015 - April 25, 2015
Seventeen-year-old Leela is different, in more ways than one. Far from her home in India, she’s about to go on an Orange County adventure that will lead her to a homeless visionary, drunk punk-demons and surfer gods—but who will help her solve the puzzle of her own life?
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Aditi Brennan Kapil is a writer, actress and director of Bulgarian and Indian descent. She was raised in Sweden and resides in Minneapolis. Her play Love Person, a four-part love story in Sanskrit, ASL and English received the 2009 Stavis Playwriting Award. Love Person was produced in a National New Play Network (NNPN) rolling world premiere at Mixed Blood Theatre, Marin Theater and Phoenix Theatre. Her play Agnes Under The Big Top, a tall tale was selected as a 2009 Distinguished New Play Development Project by the NEA New Play Development Program hosted by Arena Stage. Agnes Under the Big Top premiered at Mixed Blood Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre and Borderlands Theater as part of an NNPN rolling world premiere. Kapil’s newest work, the Displaced Hindu Gods trilogy, consists of Brahman/i, a one-hijra stand-up comedy show, The Chronicles of Kalki and Shiv. The plays, based on the Hindu trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, premiered in repertory at Mixed Blood Theatre. Brahman/i and The Chronicles of Kalki received a double nomination for the James Tait Black Prize, University of Edinburgh, U.K. Kapil is currently working on commissions with Yale Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse and South Coast Repertory. She is the Mellon Playwright-in-Residence at Mixed Blood Theatre, an Artistic Associate at Park Square Theatre, a McKnight Fellow & Core Writer at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis and a Resident Playwright at New Dramatists.
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