Six plays from acclaimed South Asian Canadian playwrights.
Love, Loss, and Longing: South Asian Canadian Plays is a collection of six plays from acclaimed and award-winning South Asian Canadian playwrights that explore themes of family, love, trauma, race, and more. Featuring introductions by directors, dramaturgs, and playwrights, each play is contextualized to explain its relevance and importance in the community.
The collection includes:
Bhopal by Rahul Varma, introduced by Guillermo Verdecchia
Bombay Black by Anosh Irani, introduced by Brian Quirt
A Brimful of Asha by Ravi and Asha Jain, introduced by Nicolas Billon
CRASH by Pamela Mala Sinha, introduced by Judith Thompson
Pyaasa by Anusree Roy, introduced by Andy McKim
Boys with Cars by Anita Majumdar, introduced by Yvette Nolan
Dalbir Singh is the associate editor of alt.theatre: cultural diversity and the stage magazine. He's also the editor of World Without Walls: Being Human, Being Tamil from Marwani Press. His titles from Playwrights Canada Press include Performing Back: Post-Colonial Canadian Plays and Love, Loss, and Longing: South Asian Canadian Plays in addition to editing a forthcoming anthology of critical essays on Canadian Theatre. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Toronto and has taught at the University of Waterloo, the University of Guelph, and the University of Toronto.