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The Fate of the Online Cow


The Cow spends her life in front of a camera, playing video games for an active chat, earning money for her owners, Mud and Hue. Up until this point, her life has been simple but fulfilled. However, when a game of Minecraft leads her to consider her own predicament, she must come to terms with the oppressive conditions she exists under and the act of earned revolution.

DEVELOPMENT:

Developed under The Lark’s Fall 2020 Playground, Workshop Theater Spring Intensive 2021 & Finishing Commission, and Workshop Production at Brick Aux 2023.

AWARDS:
Finalist, FMM Fellowship at Synechdoche Works
Semifinalist at Austin Film Festival
Semifinalist at O’Neill NPC


Script Available Upon Request ︎︎︎

Caretake of Her


Cyrus is in a listless part of his life. He has quit his job to start a directionless podcast, and is growing more and more resentful of his fiance, Lily. However, he is suddenly thrown into a spiral when his vegetable grandmother is moved into his and Lily's one-bedroom apartment as she enters hospice. As he discovers her past and comes to view himself as a member of a lost royal community, he begins to bring chaos into what was a quiet life for him and his partner.

DEVELOPMENT:

Directed by Neeta Thadani & Max Mooney
Sanguine Theater Playwright’s Spring Break 2023
Fall 2020 Playground with The Lark


Script Available Upon Request ︎︎︎


Gardens @ Glennshead


On her way to plant her late mother's four herbs, Karna awakens a long sleeping Giant. The Giant has been waiting for a human to come its way so that it may pass on an ancient prophecy. However, as Karna tries to avoid this prophecy, the world around both Karna and The Giant begins to fold in on them.

DEVELOPMENT:
Directed by Rachel Gita Karp
Clubbed Thumb SummerWorks 2023
Developed with Clubbed Thumb ‘22/23 Early Career Writers Group


Script Available Upon Request 


Let Me Let Me Rot


When Mangal's suicide attempt fails, he suddenly finds himself in an awkward predicament: face to face with a recent meet on a dating app, Death herself. Together, they investigate why he tried, and whether their relationship can survive.

DEVELOPMENT:

Developed with Clubbed Thumb ‘22/23 Early Career Writers Group
Presented as part of Boomerang Theater’s Pass the Baton series


AWARDS:

Finalist for O’Neill National Playwrights Conference 2023

Script Available Upon Request ︎︎︎

Lanka in the Clouds


Faria is brought by Hunter to the US. Faria has to get a job. Faria wants to tell stories. Everything falls apart.

DEVELOPMENT:

Streamed Production at The Tank 2020

Script Available Upon Request ︎︎︎
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kanishk.pandey@gmail.com

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