Chris Kayser and Bart Hansard in the 2013 production of A Christmas Carol. Photo by Greg Mooney.

Madhuri Shekar

Madhuri is a playwright based in Los Angeles. Her plays include In Love and Warcraft (2013/14 winner of the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition) and A Nice Indian Boy. Her work has been been produced or developed at the Alliance Theatre, Center Theatre Group, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Playwrights Horizons, Kennedy Center, Victory Gardens, Signature Theatre, and Old Globe. She is an alumna of Center Theatre Group Writer's Workshop, a member of the Playwrights Union and Dramatist Guild, and an artistic producer of the L.A.-based comedic theatre ensemble Better Than Shakespeare. She received her MFA in Dramatic Writing from USC.

Prior to her MFA, Madhuri received an MSc/MA in Global Media and Communications from the London School of Economics and USC. She consults in social media, content creation, and arts marketing.

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To mark the end of the Alliance Stage as we know it, and to welcome the new era with the start of the big renovation, Pearl Cleage, our Mellon Playwright in Residence, wrote a piece to commemorate this special occasion.

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