Geetha Reddy

Geetha Reddy

Geetha Reddy is a playwright and filmmaker working in the Bay Area. Her plays Safe House and On a Wonderverse were selected for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival. Safe House premiered at SF Playhouse. She wrote HeLa (TheatreFirst) with Lauren Gunderson and Blastosphere! (Central Works Theater) with Aaron Loeb. Me Given You, Girl in a Box, and On a Wonderverse were part of the Playwright’s Foundation’s ‘In the...
Geetha Reddy is a playwright and filmmaker working in the Bay Area. Her plays Safe House and On a Wonderverse were selected for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival. Safe House premiered at SF Playhouse. She wrote HeLa (TheatreFirst) with Lauren Gunderson and Blastosphere! (Central Works Theater) with Aaron Loeb. Me Given You, Girl in a Box, and On a Wonderverse were part of the Playwright’s Foundation’s ‘In the Rough’ reading series. Her plays have also appeared in the San Francisco Fringe Festival, the Santa Rosa Quickies festival, and the Best of PlayGround Festival, the Just Theatre Lab series and the Crowded Fire Matchbox series. Her short film Obit appeared at LA Shorts, NY Indie Fest, Bend Film Festival, the GI Film Festival and many others. She is a five-time recipient of PlayGround’s Emerging Playwright Award winner and a June Anne Baker Prize Winner. Geetha is a member of the Dramatist’s Guild, former Resident Playwright at the Playwright’s Foundation and is currently under commission (through the Gerbode Foundation) on an adaptation of A Tale of Two Cities for Shotgun Players and TheatreFirst.

Plays

  • Far, Far Better Things
    Inspired by Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, Geetha Reddy’s new play tells the story of two women—a Latina domestic worker and a young South Asian doctor—separated by class, race, and the unspoken rules of modern womanhood. See what happens when these two women strive to balance their responsibilities to their children, to themselves, and to each other.