Meet the Playwright: NANDITA SHENOY

Washer/Dryer is a hilarious new farce written by Labbie Nandita Shenoy that examines the pressures of modern-day marriage against the backdrop of New York City.


Nandita Shenoy

Nandita Shenoy is a New York girl at heart who is thrilled to act in a play she wrote at her home theater. Washer/Dryer premiered at East West Players in Los Angeles and was subsequently produced in Chicago by Rasaka Theater.  Her first play, Lyme Park: An Austonian Romance of an Indian Nature, was produced by theHegira outside Washington, DC. Nandita is the winner of the 2014 Father Hamblin Award in Playwriting for her commissioned one-act, Safe Haven.  Other one-acts, Marrying Nandini, By Popular Demand, Rules of Engagement, and A More Perfect Date, have been produced in New York City and regionally.  Notable acting credits include World Premiers of Eric Pfeffinger’s Some Other Kind of Person and Richard Dresser’s Trouble Cometh as well as a season at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.  She is a proud member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab and an Associate of the Dramatists Guild. Nandita holds a BA in English literature from Yale University.

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On Stage
The Labbies
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