Red Velvet

December 1, 2017

January 21, 2018

CST's Courtyard Theater

by Lolita Chakrabarti
directed by Gary Griffin

Lolita Chakrabarti


LOLITA CHAKRABARTI (Playwright) is an award winning actress and writer. She has worked extensively as an actress on stage and screen. Red Velvet is her debut play as a writer (Evening Standard Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright 2012; Critics Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright 2012; AWA Award for Arts and Culture 2013; WhatsonStage nominations for London Newcomer of the Year and Best New Play 2012; Olivier Award nomination of Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre 2012). Red Velvet premiered at the Tricycle Theatre, London in 2012 where it returned in 2014 before transferring to St. Ann’s Warehouse, New York. She also wrote Last Seen – Joy for The Almeida Theatre and a five-part adaptation of The Goddess for BBC Radio 4. Ms. Chakrabarti runs Lesata Productions with Rosa Maggiora and Adrian Lester.

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