SUICIDE SEED

In an elaborate scheme to avenge the suicide of her husband and thousands of other farmers, Asha manipulates her way into the home of Darren Warren, CEO of Gynsence, a multinational, bio-engineering corporation. As the maid in the home, Asha takes on the responsibility of caring for Darren's wife, Hope, pregnant with their first child. As the pregnancy progresses, Asha cultivates her power over Hope and...
In an elaborate scheme to avenge the suicide of her husband and thousands of other farmers, Asha manipulates her way into the home of Darren Warren, CEO of Gynsence, a multinational, bio-engineering corporation. As the maid in the home, Asha takes on the responsibility of caring for Darren's wife, Hope, pregnant with their first child. As the pregnancy progresses, Asha cultivates her power over Hope and Darren's life with the guidance of her companion, Chicoo, a flute-playing monkey in order to execute her uncanny plan to genetically modify the fetus in Hope's womb.
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SUICIDE SEED

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Hypokrit Theater / Playwrights Horizons
    ,
    2018
  • Reading
    ,
    Manhattan Theater Works
    ,
    2014
  • Workshop
    ,
    University of Hawai'i , Manoa / Center for South Asian Studies
    ,
    2014
  • Reading
    ,
    The Public Theater
    ,
    2013

Awards

Winner
,
On The Road Grant
,
Theater Communications Group / Mellon Foundation
,
2015
Finalist
,
InterAct Development Award
,
InterAct Theater
,
2014