Deepak Kumar

Deepak Kumar

Deepak Kumar is a playwright and composer based out of Chicago, Illinois. His first show (co-written with Jordan Liu), Baked! The Musical, was produced in Chicago as part of the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival where it had a sold out run and won awards for best lyrics, best lead performer, best supporting performer, and best ensemble.



  • Engaged in the time of COVID-19
    In this microplay, an engaged couple grappled with their dream wedding in the face of a global pandemic.

    Sanket has a crush on Carrie, but asking out a white girl as a brown kid in high school comes with its challenges.

    An exploration of racial preferences in South Asian dating.