The Great Comet’s Nick Choksi Set for New Play Evil Eye, Coming to Audible

Industry News   The Great Comet’s Nick Choksi Set for New Play Evil Eye, Coming to Audible
Listen to an exclusive clip from the audio play by Madhuri Shekar, available for pre-order now.
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Audible continues its support of emerging playwrights with its upcoming release of Madhuri Shekar’s new audio play Evil Eye, to be released May 2. Shekar is one of Audible’s commissioned playwrights, supported by their $5M Fund, specifically dedicated to supporting emerging writers.

Check out an exclusive first listen below.


The playwright structures her story as a series of phone calls between a mother, Usha, in India and her daughter, Pallavi, in Los Angeles. Usha is obsessed with getting Pallavi married off; but when Pallavi actually meets an Indian-American entrepreneur who appears to be the perfect match, Usha cannot control her suspicions.

READ: Audible Announces Second Group of Playwrights to Receive Financial Support

The cast features Nick Choksi (The Great Comet), Rita Wolf (The American Pilot), Annapurna Sriram (The Spoils), Bernard White (TV’s The Blacklist), Harsh Nayyar (A Meeting by the River),

Evil Eye is available for pre-order April 24. Listen to an exclusive excerpt from the play below:

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