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Thu, Feb 04


Live on YouTube

Playwright to Playwright: Gail Nyoka & Rahul Varma

Live interview and play readings, Q&A with the playwrights

Playwright to Playwright: Gail Nyoka & Rahul Varma
Playwright to Playwright: Gail Nyoka & Rahul Varma

Time & Location

Feb 04, 2021, 5:00 p.m. PST

Live on YouTube

About the Event

How do we bring relevant theatre to audiences outside the mainstream?

Tune in as Gail Nyoka interviews Rahul Varma on this topic and more.

They'll also share scene readings from their plays in the 6th pairing of our interview series that connects earlier-career writers to playwrights that have influenced their work.

Live YouTube interview with Q&A, 5 PM (Pacific) / 8 PM (Eastern)


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Born in India, Rahul is a playwright and artistic director of Teesri Duniya Theatre. which he co-founded in 1981. In 1998, with Kapil Bawa, he co-founded the theatre “quarterly cultural diversity and the stage” where many of his articles have appeared. He writes both in Hindi and English, a language he acquired as an adult. Recent plays: Land Where the Trees Talk, No Man’s Land, Trading Injuries (radio drama), Counter Offence, Bhopal, Truth and Treason and State of Denial. His plays have been translated into French, Italian, Hindi and Punjabi. (Full on our website)


enjoys writing plays and telling stories orally to both adult and young audiences. Her play King of the Animals, opened the 2020 season at Talespinner Theatre in Cleveland. Other plays include the Chalmers Award winner, Mella Mella. She is currently working on a radio play.


On January 28: Sarena Parmar (ON) interviews Tara Beagan (AB).

Are you an emerging or earlier-career writer? Got a Canadian playwright that has influenced your work? Send us an email at!

This event is supported by PGC PlayConnect and the Canada Council for the Arts

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