Anupama Chandrasekhar was the National Theatre (UK)’s first International playwright in residence in 2016-17. Her works have been staged in leading venues in the UK, North America and Europe. Her plays include When the Crows Visit (Kiln Theatre), Free Outgoing and Disconnect (Royal Court Theatre, London). She has been shortlisted for Evening Standard’s Most Promising Playwright award and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She is currently under commission to the Royal Court Theatre and the National Theatre.