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Detained 

a short play

premiered at


Jun3 23, 201 - July 3, 2016

Citadel Theatre - Edmonton


​SEQUENCE: A STAGE PLAY BY ARUN LAKRA


AWARDS:

  • 2015: Shortlisted for New American Voices Competition, Sequence, American Actors UK, London, England.
  • 2014: Winner of Gwen Pharis Ringwood Drama Prize, Sequence, Alberta Literary Awards.
  • 2014: Long-listed for James Tait Black Prize for Drama, Sequence, University of Edinburgh/National Theatre of Scotland.
  • 2013: Winner of Betty Mitchell Award, Sequence, Outstanding New Play.
  • 2013: Winner of Calgary Theatre Critics Award, Sequence, Best New Script.
  • 2013: Winner of Joanne Woodward/Paul Newman Award for Drama, Sequence, Bloomington Playwrights Project.
  • 2012: Finalist – Sequence - STAGE (Scientists, Technologists, and Artists Generating Exploration) International Script Competition – Judges included 3 Pulitzer-Prize winners (Tony Kushner, David Lindsay-Abaire, Donald Margulies) and 2 Nobel Laureates, University of Californa Santa Barbara.
  • 2011: Winner of Grand Prize – Alberta Playwriting Competition for Sequence, Alberta Playwrights’ Network.



PRODUCTIONS, PRESENTATIONS, and PUBLICATIONS:
 

  • 2018: Production - Sequence - Real Wheels Theatre - Vancouver, BC.
  • 2017: Workshop and Public Reading of Cancon 1 at Lunchbox Theatre's Suncor Stage One Festival of New Plays, Calgary.
  • 2017: WordPlay - A staged reading of the ATP Playwrights Unit.
  • 2017: Ontario Premiere, Tarragon Theatre 2016-17 season - Toronto.
  • 2014: Production, Shadow Theatre, Edmonton, AB.
  • 2014: Publication, Playwrights Canada Press, Toronto, ON.
  • 2013: US Premiere, Bloomington Playwrights Project, Bloomington IN.
  • 2013: Workshop and Public Presentation, Telluride Playwrights Festival, Telluride, Colorado.
  • 2013: World Premiere, Downstage Theatre/Hit and Myth Productions. Big Secret Theatre, Epcor Centre, Calgary, Canada.



PARTICIPATION


  • 2015: Juror for Alberta Literary Awards
  • 2014: Member of Citadel Theatre Playwrights Forum
  • Member of Alberta Playwrights Network
  • Member of Playwrights Guild of Canada


Arun Lakra