In front of a house in India, sixteen-year-old Tina learns the ancient art of
kolam from her grandmother, the creation of elaborate patterns with rice powder, in preparation for a man she has never met. In front of a house in Canada, Tina's cousin Tommy sits in a tree, trying to make sense of his heritage. As the stories of Tina and Tommy become more intertwined, a pattern of quiet rebellion and enduring love between generations and culturesemerges.
"Kuruvilla is the continent's hot new playwright." --Globe and Mail