Playwright Anupama Chandrasekhar talks about the L.A. debut of her new work FREE OUTGOING, running at East West Players’ David Henry Hwang Theater from 2/9 – 3/12. She discusses the collision of modern technology with traditional values, and the hypocrisy that exists regarding female sexuality. (Intro: Free Money)
Anupama Chandrasekhar is an Indian playwright whose plays have been staged at leading venues in India, Europe, Canada and the US. She is the Royal National Theatre’s first international playwright-in-residence and was formerly a journalist with the Hindu Business Line. Her play Free Outgoing premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in London in 2007. It was revived at the Royal Court’s main theatre in Summer 2008 and travelled to the Traverse Theatre for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival the same year. Anupama has written several other plays, including The Snow Queen, Disconnect, and Acid.