​​Akaina Ghosh

UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS

A Different Long Stretch of Earth

(April 6-April 28, The Flight Deck, Oakland)
TAXIDERMY. DECOLONIZATION. KINK. APOCALYPSE.
The American cowboy. Hero or villain? Casanova or colonizer?

Either way, his myth rides on. And in this rural Montana town,

everyone must reckon with his long, stooped shadow.

But Brucie has other plans. The resident 13-year-old with

an appetite for apocalypse is throwing a birthday party.

The theme: DOOMSDAY. Be there…or else.


Tickets at: http://bit.ly/2H0AKUW



Wonderland

(February 24th-March 18th, Secret Location, San Francisco)
Slide down the mantle through a rabbit hole

into a world of mystery and delight. 
Coming this February 24th for a limited

*four-week* engagement! Wonderland will

play at a secret location in San Francisco at

5pm, 6:30pm, 8:30pm, and 10pm on Saturdays

and 2pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm, and 7pm on Sundays.

Tickets go on sale on Monday, February 12!

This show will sell out -- and sell out quickly --

so to get early access to tickets, join the

Alert List for Wonderland here: http://www.epicimmersive.com/wonderland




Infernal Motel
(October 7th - December 17th, Rathskeller Club, SF)
Tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-infernal-motel-tickets-37720184086

This sold out show has been a raging success.  You can

still be notified when tickets open up by signing up for

ticket alerts at http://www.infernalmotel.com.


The Infernal Motel features four tracks, known as The Lust Suite,

The Gluttony Suite, The Envy Suite, and The Greed Suite. You will

enter and exit the experience with all six guests, separating and

reuniting along the way.

Gluttony, Greed, and Lust all feature some crawling through tunnels. In addition, the use of blindfolds with actor-guided walking may occur. Envy is recommended for guests with limited mobility or claustrophobia and does not include crawling or blindfolds. None of the four tracks would be considered frightening; instead, the mood is eerie and full of discovery.




Romeo and Juliet
(Open now - December 15th, Locations Vary)
Information at: http://www.sfshakes.org/programs/shakespeare-on-tour/2017-2018-shakespeare-on-tour-romeo-and-juliet/public-performances-of-shakespeare-on-tours-romeo-and-juliet

I am so thrilled to be portraying Tybalt, the King of Cats,

as well as Lady Capulet in San Francisco Shakespeare Festival's

production of Romeo and Juliet.  In addition to the dozens

of private performances, we have shows open to the public!


My next public appearances will be:
December 5 - San Mateo Library 
55 W Third Ave, San Mateo 94402 / (650) 522-7802
Show at 7:00 pm / Post-show Q&A with the cast at 8:00 pm

December 9 - Cupertino Library 
Community Hall, 10350 Torre Ave, Cupertino 95014 / (408) 446-1677
Show at 4:00 pm / Post-show Q&A with the cast at 5:00 pm



A Midsummer Night's Dream
(
July 22nd-August 13th @John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre, Berkeley)
Details Here


Who DOESN'T love Shakespeare in the Park?

Gather some food, drink, a person you enjoy,

and see the beauty of live theater at the stunning

outdoor Amphitheatre located at John Hinkel Park. 

Join us on this playful exploration of love, magic,

and good intentions gone very, very wrong.


I am thrilled to be playing Puck in this adventurous

production of Shakespeare's iconic classic!  This

production, adapted, directed and designed by

Giulio Cesare Perrone, transports the audience

using fantastical fight choreography, stunning

movement sequences, and just the right amount

of magic.  




How to Be a White Man

​June 16-July 1st @ Piano Fight, San Francisco

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With lessons such as “The key to a great non-apology”

and “If it’s not about you, make it about you,”

How to Be a White Man follows Luna Malbroux’s

onstage stand-up career as a queer Black comedian,

and off-stage personal journey crushing the patriarchy.


I will be playing Bonnie, Luna Malbroux's partner in crime

(and in other things).  An intelligent comedy that you

don't want to miss!




​Fourth Annual Contemporary Performance Diasporas Festival 
May 26th-28th @ South Berkeley Community Church (1802 Fairview St), Berkeley

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Inferno Theatre proudly presents its fourth annual

Contemporary Performance Diasporas Festival.  

This cross cultural, interdisciplinary festival is a natural

outgrowth of Inferno’s mission to link cultures and

explore human relationships in space and time.

Once again, we are pleased to present artists

representing multiple generations.

I will be performing in a preview of Inferno's fall show,

Quantum Couplings, where I portray a flamboyant modern 

woman named Beatrix.  The weekend will be full of new works

​by talented artists of different backgrounds.





SoundWaves

April 7th-9th @ DeAnza Visual & Performing Arts Center, Cupertino
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SoundWaves is the incredible true story of Noor Inayat Khan, Muslim 
Indian living in Paris who became the first female radio operator 
during the Second World War. Trained by Britain as an Allied Special 
Operations Executive and sent into occupied France, she worked 
behind enemy lines but was betrayed by a friend, tortured and shot 
in Dachau on September 13th, 1944.  Britain posthumously awarded 
her the George Cross, and unveiled a bronze bust of Noor in London, 
the first memorial in Britain to either a Muslim or an Asian woman. 
She was commemorated on a stamp issued by the Royal Mail. France 
awarded her the Croix de Guerre.

I have the honor of portraying Noor Inayat Khan in this production.  I hope that you are able to attend this event of beautiful storytelling, painful honesty, and uncomfortable history.  Now more than ever, this story feels very important to be seen and heard.





Overnight

March 31st-April 22nd @ The Flight Deck, Oakland
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Organized into three acts, one each by Ragged Wing, Theatre Aluminous 
and Lower Bottom Playaz, and joined together with material by Gritty City Rep, 
OVERNIGHT draws inspiration from the dramatic changes occurring in 
downtown Oakland.  Each act of OVERNIGHT follows a different set of 
characters responding to a single event: 
the overnight transformation of a parking lot into a high-rise.

I am the Production Manager of this incredible project, and I hope to see 
many of you there at this important piece of theater that addresses the 
changing landscape of Oakland.   






From Dusk to Shotz

March 20th at 7:30 @ PianoFight, San Francisco
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SHOTZ! is a theatrical pressure cooker that every month gives six

groups two weeks to write, two weeks to rehearse, two hours to tech,

and one chance to perform all-new short plays by the Bay Area's finest.

Unified by three common criteria, each collection of plays captures a

variety of perspectives around each month’s theme.


I have had the pleasure of writing my second SHOTZ! piece, and would encourage everyone to come out to support Awesome Theater and see a night of exciting new works.  I will also be performing in one of the pieces, so this is a unique opportunity to see me perform and hear something I have written!