Reading Series: Future Classics
Furture Classics presents House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar Directed by J. Mehr Kaur Madhuri Shekar was born in California and grew up in India. Her plays include House of Joy (South Coast Rep's Pacific Playwrights Festival, upcoming world premiere at California Shakespeare Theater), Queen (world premiere at Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago, Jeff Award nomination for Best New Play), In Love and Warcraft (winner of the Alliance Theater's Kendeda Graduate Playwriting contest and published by Samuel French), A Nice Indian Boy (East West Players), and Bucket of Blessings(winner of the Suzi Bass Award for Outstanding Original Work). Madhuri is a recipient of Audible's new commissioning program and has been commissioned by South Coast Rep, Victory Gardens, and the Alliance Theater. She holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing from USC, a dual Masters in Global Media and Communications from the London School of Economics and USC, and recently graduated from the Playwriting program at Juilliard. She is a member of the Ma-Yi writers' lab and a co-creator of the Shakespearean web series, Titus and Dronicus. She currently writes for the upcoming HBO show The Nevers.
Venue: Samuel B & David Rose Building
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