PLAYWRITING CREDITS


SHORT PLAYS / ONE ACTS

In Search of An Ending                 Best of PlayGround, San Francisco – 2022
In Search of An Ending                 Monday Night PlayGround, San Francisco – 2021
Seeing in the Dark                         30/30 Vision Series, Shotgun Players – 2021
Chai                                               Dragon Eggs, Dragon Productions Theater Company – 2021
Blended Histories                          Best of PlayGround, San Francisco – 2021
Matchmaker                                  Atlantic One Act Play Festival, Atlantic Acting School – 2021
Split                                               Trans [Plays] of Remembrance Festival, HowlRound – 2020
A Modern Odyssey                       Monday Night PlayGround, San Francisco – 2020
Spurs & Studs                               Playing at the Intersection of Pride & Joy, TigerBear Productions – 2020
There Are No Ghosts in India       From the Ground Up, TheatreFIRST – 2019

Therapy                                         Monday Night PlayGround, San Francisco – 2019
Learning How to Die                    Short Lived, PianoFight – 2019
A Woman Like That                     PlayGround – 2019
Hayden & Gabriel                        PlayGround – 2019
Too Much Faith                            Amios West Presents: Shotz – 2019
The Baby in the Sofa                    Amios West Presents: Shotz – 2018
Boylesque                                     Amios West Presents: Shotz – 2018
Drag Family Sticks Together       Amios West Presents: Shotz – 2018
Bruises                                         PlayGround – 2018
Ceci n’est pas une fountaine        Amios West Presents: Shotz – 2017
Cross Words                                 Amios West Presents: Shotz – 2017

Walking on Eggshells                  Amios West Presents: Shotz – 2017

SELECTED PLAYS – FULL LENGTH

Two Coins for the Ferryman: An Immersive Quest (Co-Written with Madison Wetzell)
       3 Girls Theatre’s Innovator’s Series Festival, 2020
       3 Girls Theatre’s Innovator’s Series Festival, 2019
Sita’s Gift (Co-Written with Amy Sass)      
       Prospect Sierra, 2018
The Bacchae: Madwomen Only (Co-Created with Madison-Wetzell)
       Liar Liar Theater Collective, 2017


SKETCH COMEDY WRITING (KILLING MY LOBSTER)

My Parents Came to America and All They Got Was a Kid Who Does Comedy – 2022
Let’s Do the Sex – Head Writer, 2022
The Fireside Project: Nana’s House – 2021
Snowed In – 2019


HONORS / AWARDS

Innovator’s Series Award                                      3 Girls Theatre                                                   2020
Innovator’s Series Award                                      3 Girls Theatre                                                   2019

 Akaina Ghosh (they/them) has written dozens of short plays that have been performed across the Bay Area. Their sharp, witty writing has been featured by Killing My Lobster, PlayGround, and Amios West. Their work has also been showcased by several festivals, including the national ​Trans [Plays] of Remembrance Festival, the Short Lived Festival, and the Atlantic One Act Festival.


Akaina has co-written three full-length plays, one of which was featured in the 3 Girls Theatre's Innovator's Series Festival for two consecutive years in 2019 and 2020.


In 2019 Akaina was awarded a Fellowship in Sketch Comedy Writing, and has since become the Co-Director of Writing Education at Killing My Lobster. They teach classes to adults seeking to further their writing skills through the form of Sketch Comedy.  

​​​Akaina Ghosh