The War Zone Is My Bed

A prostitute from Kabul and a journalist from Bosnia stumble through a maze of brutality to find solace within each other. World Premiere La MaMa Experimental Theatre Company, New York Directed by George Ferencz; Chicago Premiere Halcyon Theatre Directed by Dani Snyder; India Premiere National School of Drama, New Delhi Directed by Santanu Bose

Nice

Sergei and Nastasia are on vacation in Nice. Wouldn’t it be nice to be them? World Premiere Gone in 60 Seconds Festival, Brooklyn College

Over The Hedges

Suburban gossip can’t get enough of the latest news of an affair with an alien from outer space. World Premiere Gone in 60 Seconds Festival, Brooklyn College

Blood Sky

Joley looks back on the events that have shaped her life as her past comes alive on stage with the desire to escape a small town and the charming man in the white suit who’s at the heart of it all. World Premiere Looking Glass Theatre, New York Directed by Justine Lambert; India Premiere National School of Drama, New Delhi Directed by Santanu Bose

Women of the Mahabharata

Amanda: In the office of an urban metropolis, a job interview becomes a courtroom for Amanda seeking justice from her interviewer who had been present twenty-five years ago during an assault. Tara Arts Theatre, London Directed by Jatinder Verma

Leena and Rose at the Barre

Leena and Rose, immigrant women, share a moment at a ballet studio amidst a climate of family separation and deportation. World Premiere International Human Rights Arts Festival, New York Directed by John Pietrowski

Paradise

As the Mississippi River rises, two lovers and illegal immigrants debate whether they should stay in New Orleans and risk their lives or flee from the haven they have created. World Premiere Looking Glass Theatre, New York Directed by Jacquelyn Honeybourne

The Fallen

From the systematic rape camps of Kalinovik to the rooftops of Sarajevo, the bottom of the Adriatic Sea, and the balconies of Turin, comes a moment of discovery at a time of persecution for the survivors of rape and their children born from it during the Bosnian War. The Fallen gives breath to the stories of the war’s women, children, and their struggle for self-acceptance and reconciliation. World Premiere Nora’s Playhouse, New York Directed by Caroline Reddick Lawson; Los Angeles Premiere Jewel Box Theatre Directed by Ken Cosby

Returning

A photographer from Sarajevo is torn between his role as an artist and as a survivor of war. World Premiere Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Directed by James Glossman; India Premiere National School of Drama, New Delhi Directed by Santanu Bose

TRANSITional Art Project

Five humorous and heartfelt moments between commuters in transit written for New Jersey Transit’s TRANSITtional Art Project in partnership with New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Directed by Yasmine Beverly Rana

Additional plays can be found on New Playwrights Exchange