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"Hijra"- a play about Indias Third Gender

Date:
Saturday, April 22, 2006
Time:
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Jessica Tudor
Location Details:
25 Van Ness @ Market Street

The New Conservatory Theatre Center Presents
the U.S. Premiere

HIJRA
A Brokeback meets Bollywood Fairy Tale
Written by Ash Kotak
Directed by Andrew Nance

Now thru May 21, 2006

Wednesday - Saturday 8:00 PM
Sundays 2:00 PM

It’s the Bombay wedding season when ambitious mothers hunt for future brides and grooms to the music and dancing of the Hijras - the mystical third gender of South Asia, who according to tradition, have the ability to cast spells and grant wishes. As Nils mother attempts to marry him off, he plots to smuggle his boyfriend into the U.S. as his new bride. Bollywood dreams and New York nights collide as gay marriage and immigration rights loom in this magical play.

TICKETS $22 - $34

Featuring
Maya Capur,Wesley Cayabyab, Ashish Joshi, Sareeka Malhotra, Michael Mohammed, Rachel Rajput, Sukanya Sarkar and
Mukund Venkatesh.
Stage Management by Safiya Delaney
Costume Design by Prem Lathi



Added to the calendar on Sat, Apr 22, 2006 12:23PM
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