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Brothel #9

Written by

Anusree Roy

~playauthor~Written by~ Anusree Roy

Playwrights Canada Press, 2012

Playwrights Canada Press

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...A deal has been struck between two men in India – 2,100 rupees in exchange for a young village woman named Rekha. Sent to Calcutta without knowing why, Rekha finds herself in the confines of a brothel with Jamuna, a prostitute and madam...

Pyaasa

Written by

Anusree Roy

~playauthor~Written by~ Anusree Roy

Playwrights Canada Press, 2010

Playwrights Canada Press

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Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (4), Female (3), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Set in Calcutta, Pyaasa tells the story of Chaya, an 11-year-old untouchable who dreams of nothing more than learning her times tables. When Chaya’s mother begs a woman from a higher caste to give Chaya a job at a local tea stall, Chaya...

Letters to my Grandma

Written by

Anusree Roy

~playauthor~Written by~ Anusree Roy

Playwrights Canada Press, 2010

Playwrights Canada Press

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Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (5), Female (5), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...In the haunting Letters to My Grandma, Malobee unearths letters detailing her grandmother’s fight to survive the 1947 partition of India, which resonates with Malobee’s own struggles to create a new life in present-day Toronto. A grand...