A series of significant post-independence regional playwriting in
reliable English translations, the New Indian Playwrights series
attempts to enhance important play scripts with additional material
to provide the interested student, scholar, theatre person and reader
with a more complete access to the script. Interviews with or essays
by the playwright, essays detailing the historical background and
context of the play, primary and secondary sources of relevance,
photographs, and production details are some of the additional material
included in volumes in this series.
Playwrights appearing for the first time with Seagull Books include
Satish Alekar from Marathi, Chandrasekhar Kambar from Kannada, K.
N. Panikkar from Malayalam and Ratan Thiyam from Manipur. Others
already on our list include Badal Sircar, Vijya Tendulkar and Utpal