Arushi Grover (she/her/hers) is a dramaturg, playwright, and scholar, specializing in Shakespeare’s works and American musical theatre. Hailing from Downingtown, PA, she is passionate about creating theatre and performance that allows for healing and celebration.
As a dramaturg, Arushi has worked on productions with Penn State Centre Stage and the Penn State School of Theatre; her credits include The Last Five Years, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mountain Language, Brigadoon, Into the Woods, Emilia, and Bernarda Alba (upcoming in spring 2024). Arushi’s work centers around making older, established works relevant and accessible for modern artists and audiences. Her dramaturgy has a literary bent to it and is concerned with adaptation.
Arushi is currently pursuing a B.A. in Theatre Studies, English, and Comparative Literature at the Pennsylvania State University. She is working on her undergraduate Honors thesis on adapting Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale for post-COVID audiences.
Updated October 2023