Half Magic AND

The Recognition of Anjali Batra

June 10th to 20th, 2021

Performer, Playwright


At Philly Asian Performing Artists' Come to PAPA festival I'll be presenting the next rendition of my solo performance Half Magic, as well as a reading of my new full-length play adapted from the Indian classic The Recognition of Shakuntala, The Recognition of Anjali Batra.

These events showcase the work I've been doing as a part of PAPA's Mini-Residency Program and Playwright's Project.

When: Half Magic will be available pre-recorded to any festival goers, plus a livestream and talkback 7pm-9pm on Monday, June 14th.

The Recognition of Anjali Batra will have a live reading 7pm-9pm on Thursday, June 17th.

Where: Online - courtesy of Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists

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Past Events

Chaos Theory @ Curious Theater Company

February 25th - March 7th, 2021



CHAOS THEORY is a NY Times Recommended comedy show and winner of the Immersion Nation Best Social Immersion Award 2019. After a robust run as a live show pre-COVID-19 at Caveat, Here Arts and others, the digital adaptation premiered May 1st, 2020, in partnership with Caveat, NYC and now comes from NYC to Curious for a special two-week digital run Feb. 25th through March 7.

When: February 25 - March 7th, 2021. Thurs - Sat 9:30pm EST, Sun 4:00pm EST. 

Cost: $20

Where: Online - courtesy of Curious Theatre Company in Denver, Colorado.

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It's Pronounced SH

February 14th and 15th, 2021


It's Pronounced SH will be presented as a world premiere through Philadelphia Artists' Collective's New Venture Reading Series, a presentation of original 10 minute plays based on classics within the theme of Transformation.


About: Anjali and Nik land what seem like dream roles in an adaptation of a classic Indian play. As rehearsals begin, their relationship reaches a turning point where tradition, duty, and personal desire collide. A deer searches for yum yums.

When: February 14th and 15th, 7pm

Cost: Free!

Where: Online!