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Priyanka Shetty is an actor, director, and playwright. She graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Virginia and currently serves as a Faculty member at the University of Virginia, Department of Drama.

Priyanka is the author of two original plays – her one-woman show THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM, and #CHARLOTTESVILLE constructed verbatim from interviews with residents of Charlottesville, VA who speak about the city in light of the white supremacist rallies and events of August 11-12, 2017. Priyanka is currently working on her third play THE WALL which deals with immigration issues in America. www.priyankashetty.com

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Review: THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM at Keegan Theatre

What did our critic think of THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM at Keegan Theatre?
THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE & More Lead Washington, DC's June 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Washington, DC is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Selections for June 2024 include The Matchbox Magic Flute, Bye Bye Birdie, and more!
THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM Comes to the Keegan Theatre in June

The Keegan Theatre has announced the opening of Priyanka Shetty’s acclaimed one-woman play THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM, making its DC Premiere June 1-23, 2024.
Priyanka Shetty's THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM is Coming To Theatre Horizon

Priyanka Shetty will bring her signature play, THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM, to Theatre Horizon for a limited engagement. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Priyanka Shetty And Sangeeta Agrawal to Join The Women's Storytelling Salon In DC

Join internationally acclaimed actors Priyanka Shetty and Sangeeta Agrawal at The Keegan Theatre for The Women’s Storytelling Salon in DC. Learn how to purchase tickets.
THRICE! Comes to Pratidhwani This Month

 Pratidhwani, a Seattle-area based organization of South Asian performing artists, presents an evening of unique theater, featuring three original stories, created and performed by three Indian women. Learn more about the event here!
Pratidhwani Presents THRICE Three Solo-Performances By Indian Women

​​​​​​​Pratidhwani - a Seattle-area based organization of South Asian performing artists, presents an evening of unique theater - Three original stories, created and performed by three Indian women at Taproot Theatre's Isaac Studio in the Greenwood neighborhood of Seattle.
PHILADELPHIA BOUND? Fall Presents Over 120 Festivals, Block Parties, Shows, Charity Events and More

Are you bound for the Philadelphia area this fall.  There’s so much to see and do that our readers will like to know about. 
Keegan Theatre to Present MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, NOISES OFF, and More in 27th Season

The Keegan Theatre has announced its 27th season, featuring 5 mainstage productions in its beautiful, intimate theater on Church Street in Dupont Circle. The season includes a Sondheim musical, 2 comedies receiving their DC premieres, and 2 audience favorites back by popular demand. 
Review: CHARLOTTESVILLE at Capital Fringe Festival

Based on many, many interviews with residents of Charlottesville, court transcripts and news reports, the very timely and relevant show Charlottesville was presented with theatrical integrity and complex layers/themes as part of the 2023 Capital Fringe Festival.
Theatre Horizon Reveals Largest Season Ever, Featuring Robi Hager, Priyanka Shetty, Erlina Ortiz, and More

Theatre Horizon, located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce their 23/24 season, the company's largest season to date, featuring eight presentations that span an assortment of genres and styles.
Live Arts Theater to Present WATERWORKS Festival This Spring

Live Arts Theater in downtown Charlottesville will present WATERWORKS, a celebration of new theatrical writing across four weekends. This inaugural WATERWORKS festival runs May 12 through June 3, 2023.
12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Kimmel center Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; at Theatre in the X Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Kimmel Center Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
FALL IN PHILLY �" So Many Events to Enjoy

Check out over 80 events that are happening in the Philadelphia area.  From food and fun to entertainment, there’s something for everyone!
Inis Nua Theatre Presents 19th Season With Two Philly Premieres, Queer Reading Series, and More

Inis Nua Theatre Company presents their much-anticipated 19th Season featuring two mainstage Philadelphia premieres, a new Queer-focused reading series and the always-popular pop-up play in a pub (meat pie and a pint included).
Stirling's Macrobert Arts Centre Reveals A Packed Summer Programme

Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling's cultural hub, is delighted to present a truly outstanding programme for its summer season, taking audiences right through the end of September with an array of the best live entertainment in Scotland. Talent development and diverse voices are at the heart of the season as Macrobert showcases leading young Scottish theatre-makers Debbie Hannan & Uma Nada-Rajah, brings light to growing talent Brido Hingwy, presents Indian American theatre artist Priyanka Shetty in her first UK tour and exhibits emerging illustrators alongside the artwork of local children.
Keegan Theatre Announces Artists for 2022 Boiler Room Series

The Keegan Theatre has announced the 2022 Boiler Room Series (BRS), a series of presentations and events that take audiences into the world where new plays get made.
Keegan's Boiler Room Series Announces Opportunities for Artists

The Keegan Theatre’s Boiler Room Series has announced numerous opportunities for artists, including playwrights, actors, designers, stage managers, and other production team members.

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