Two men strike a deal, and Rekha, a young village woman, suddenly finds herself sold into prostitution. Confined to a Calcutta brothel, Rekha must learn to shape her own identity in this provocative and moving play about the human spirit's ability to triumph in the face of corruption and suffering.
Anusree Roy is an award-winning playwright and performer residing in Toronto. In 2007, Anusree completed her M.A. at the University of Toronto and has since written four plays: Brothel #9, Letters to my Grandma, Roshni, and Pyaasa. She is currently co-artistic director of Theatre Jones Roy and playwright-in-residence at the Blyth Festival. Anusree was born in Calcutta, India.