"An esteemed collection of some of America's finest playwrights, including winners of the Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award and Olivier Award, has been assembled to create a dynamic new theatrical event reflecting on the repercussions of the U.S. Civil War."
"Kapil's work has been seen throughout the country and earned plenty of accolades, but the sheer audacity of creating, presenting, and pulling off three high-quality brand-new works is what makes her a clear choice for a local artist of the year honor." -Ed Huyck
"7. arguably the most ambitious undertaking by any local theater company was premiering a trilogy of plays by Aditi Brennan Kapil in which Indian deities dwell among us and try to find their way." Rob Hubbard
ADITI KAPIL is an actress, writer, and director, of Bulgarian and Indian descent. She was raised in Sweden, and resides in Minneapolis, MN. She has performed extensively in the Twin Cities and around the country, her writing has been nationally produced to critical acclaim.
Her play 'Love Person' received the 2009 Stavis Playwriting Award. Her most recent play, 'Agnes Under the Big Top, a tall tale,' was selected as a Distinguished New Play Development project by the NEA as administered by Arena Stage, and recently premiered at Mixed Blood Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, and Borderlands Theatre. Most recently, her DIsplaced Hindu Gods Trilogy premiered in repertory at Mixed Blood Theatre, and she was named City Pages Artist of the Year in 2013.
Aditi is currently working on commissions with Yale Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, and South Coast Repertory Theatre.
SAG-AFTRA/AEA Playwright-In-Residence, Mixed Blood Theatre Artistic Associate, Park Square Theatre, St. Paul McKnight Fellow & Core Writer, Playwrights' Center, Minneapolis Resident Writer, New Dramatists
UPCOMING WORK "The Other Place" by Sharr White, directed by Aditi Kapil Park Square Theatre, St. Paul, MN April 3-19, 2015 www.parksquaretheatre.org
"Shiv" by Aditi Brennan Kapil, directed by Suba Das Curve Theatre, Leicester, UK April 22 - 25, 2015 www.curveonline.co.uk A Reading of "Orange: an illustrated play" by Aditi Brennan Kapil, directed by Jessica Kubzansky Pacific Playwrights Festival, SouthCoast Repertory Theatre 10:30am April 25, 2015 www.scr.org
"Shiv" by Aditi Brennan Kapil, directed by Emilie Beck Boston Court Performing Arts Center, Pasadena, CA July 2 - August 9, 2015 www.bostoncourt.com "Young Negress Stepping Out of the River at Dawn" by Dean Poynor, dir. by Aditi Kapil (world premiere, part of 55454 Series) May 16-18 2015, Mixed Blood Theatre, Mpls, MN www.mixedblood.com