Dianne K Webb directing a reading of Aditi Kapil’s Agnes Under the Big Top

Our friend Dianne K Webb is directing a reading of Aditi Kapil’s Agnes Under the Big Top on Saturday, May 13th with Next Iteration Theater Co.’s Intercultural Play Reading series. dianne has previously directed with Shunya (Bhopal and Art) and acted with us (1-888-DIAL-INDIA). Shunya also produced Aditi Kapil’s youth play The Adventures of Hanuman in 2012, so we have all sorts of connections here! The reading series also includes two other plays: Lauren Yee’s IN A WORD and Madeleine George’s PRECIOUS LITTLE on the Thursday and Friday before. We’re looking forward to it, dianne!

Finding Ananda – Play Reading

swami_vivekanandaWe meet again for another fun-filled evening of play reading! The play of the month is Finding Ananda by Vijay Padaki.

Synopsis: Vivek is a young Indian-American in Chicago, sent to India by his parents to discover his roots. They know the director of a Vivekananda theater project and request an internship for their son. Vivek arrives in India a skeptic, but will it be long before he changes his mind?

When: Saturday, May 18, at 4:00 pm
Where: Sara’s place

Want to come, or learn more about our readings? Email Anjana at anjana@shunyatheatre.org.

Shunya’s Play Reading Series Resumes!

We are very excited to announce the resumption of the Shunya play reading series. The next play reading will take place on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 6:30 PM.

The play will be the comedy “Death in San Francisco,” by Sujit Saraf.

If you are new to Shunya, we encourage you to come to our play readings. If you are interested in volunteering with Shunya this is a great way to get started. If you are interested in theatre, this is a great opportunity to learn the process.

Contact Sanjay at Sanjay@ShunyaTheatre.org or by phone at 832-452-5193 for details.

Play reading Friday, July 13

We are resuming our play reading series this FRIDAY, July 13, 2012 at 6:30pm.

I’ve received emails from several people who have recently heard about Shunya. This would be a great way for us to get to know you, so please try to make it out.

Play: Charandas Chor by Habib Tanvir
Location: to be announced in our volunteer email newsletter
Who is invited: EVERYONE!

Questions? Call Sanjay @ 832-452-5193 or Sanjay at ShunyaTheatre.org.
RSVP at rsvp@ShunyaTheatre.org

Shunya’s first play reading of 2012 on Friday Jan 6th. Join us!

We’ll be kicking off the new year with an informal play reading on Jan 6th, 2012 at 6:30 pm. We meet about monthly to read new plays, and everyone is welcome. This is a great way to get involved if you are interested in South Asian theatre or volunteering with Shunya. Email Sanjay@ShunyaTheatre.org for details.