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A one-act play* written by Ahon Gooptu

Winner, Barbara McClennon Clark One-Act Competition, 2021

Diwali. A family separated in Kolkata and Chicago. How do they overcome the distance and the disconnect as dementia attempts to tarnish any sense of hope and familiarity amongst them?

As part of the Barbara McClennon Clark One-Act Award, the work got a staged reading at Grinnell College. Below is the team for the original staged reading for this play.

Director - Ahon Gooptu

Light Designer/Stage Manager - Lucie Greene

AMMA - Vysh Rajaram

MA - Sunaina Butler

SAHYR - Raffay Piracha

Photos by Al Kochetkova

*This one-act has since evolved into a full-length entitled Seasons of Love.


This play is available to read in the All That Glistens collection.

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