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Love Person

Love Person

A Boston Premiere by Aditi Brennan Kapil
Directed by M. Bevin O’Gara
Dramaturgy by Ilana M. Brownstein
May 25 – June 23, 2012
The Plaza Theatre @ The Boston Center for the Arts

Love Person is a transcendent four-part love story told in Sanskrit, American Sign Language, English and email. Two couples are rocked to their cores when love unexpectedly transcends sexual orientation, physical attraction, and social structures. Free, a Deaf woman in a relationship with Maggie, accidentally strikes up a correspondence with Ram, a B.U. professor of Sanskrit and love-interest of Free’s sister Vic. The four find themselves inextricably bound by technology, translation, and the breakdown of language itself.

Heart-pounding attraction, intense all-night conversations - Love Person captures the giddiness of new love affairs!
- American Theatre Magazine
Startling and evocative!
- Twin Cities Daily Planet


Plaza Theatre
539 Tremont Street
South End, Boston, MA

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Calderwood Pavilion at the
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  • Aditi Brennan Kapil
  • M. Bevin O'Gara
  • Christopher Robinson
    ASL Community Liaison/Interpreter Coordination
  • Erin Basile
    Production Stage Manager
  • Joey Thomas
    Assistant Director
  • Emily Hart
    1st Assistant Stage Manager
  • Annie McGuire
    2nd Assistant Stage Manager
  • Joey Heyworth
    Rehearsal Assistant Stage Manager
  • Dahlia Al-Habieli
    Set Designer
  • Annie Wiegand
    Lighting Designer
  • Jason Weber
    Sound Designer
  • Miranda Giurleo
    Costume Designer
  • Alexandra Herryman
    Properties Designer
  • Amelia Gossett
    Projection/Video Designer
  • Pax McCarthy
    Deaf Consultant
  • Jessica Doonan
    Interpreter Coordination
  • Alberto Sifuentes
    ASL Coach
  • Ilana M. Brownstein
  • Corianna Moffatt
    Assistant Dramaturg
  • Alyssa McKeon
    Production Manager
  • Karthik Subramanian
    Associate Production Manager
  • Michael Best
    Technical Director
  • Alexandra Herryman
    Assistant Production Manager
  • Courtney Nelson
    Assistant Production Manager

  • Jacqueline Emmart

  • Nael Nacer*
    *Member of Actor's Equity Association

  • Sabrina Dennison

  • Scarlett Redmond

  • Aditi Brennan Kapil
    ADITI KAPIL is an actress, writer, and director, of Bulgarian and Indian descent. She was raised in Sweden, and resides in Minneapolis, MN. She is a graduate of Macalester College with a BA in English and Dramatic Arts, has performed extensively in the Twin Cities and around the country, her writing has been nationally produced to critical acclaim. Her play 'Love Person' received the 2009 Stavis Playwriting Award. Her latest play, 'Agnes Under the Big Top, a tall tale,' was selected as a Distinguished New Play Development project by the NEA as administered by Arena Stage, and recently premiered at Mixed Blood Theatre and Long Wharf Theatre.

This 18-minute video was created by dramaturg Ilana M. Brownstein, and was designed to loop silently as part of the lobby display for Company One’s production of Love Person by Aditi Brennan Kapil.  It features interviews with the actors and inspirational images from the design process.



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June 13, 2012

May 31, 2012
Company One's Multilingual LOVE PERSON Inclusive and Engaging by Nancy Grossman, Broadway World Boston

December 31, 1969
"Love Person" a communication connection by Sheila Barth, The Theatre Mirror

May 29, 2012
PREVIEW: LOVE PERSON by Jonathan Clark,

May 29, 2012
Connections, lost and found, in ‘Love Person’ by Jeffrey Gantz, The Boston Globe

May 26, 2012

May 20, 2012
The language of love by Miles Howard, STUFF Boston