Theatre & Television Associates: Nati Binodini
Born into prostitution and a caste system that holds down even the most ambitious, Nati Binodini defied all odds to become one of India's leading actresses. Five actresses portray Nati throughout her life, landing on significant moments.
Mar. 2 - 3, 2011
Chorus Repertory Theatre: When We Dead Awaken
Based on Henrik Ibsen's final play, this enigmatic play revolves around the buried symbolism in names and occupations, hinting that when we wake up to our reality, there is little around to recognize.
Mar. 4 - 5, 2011
$18.00 - $45.00
Motley Theatre Group: Ismat Apa Ke Naam
In a celebration of Indian writer Ismat Khanum Chughtai, Indian film superstar Naseeruddin Shah and his Motley Theatre Group stage three short stories that challenge India's gender biases, caste system, and notions on rural women's worth.
Mar. 5 - 6, 2011
Target Family Night: The Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust: Images of Truth
(Satya Ke Pratiroop, based on the ideology of Mahatma Gandhi)
In addition to traditional marionettes and hand puppets, Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust uses giant puppets to tell stories that entertain and educate. Leading Indian puppeteer Dadi Pudumjee and his troupe deal with the philosophy of peacemaker Mahatma Gandhi in a series of vignettes from Gandhi’s life set to contemporary music from around the world. Part of maximum INDIA.
Sat., Mar. 12, 2011, 6:00 PM
Free Millennium Stage Performance in the Eisenhower Theater
Broken Images Starring Shabana Azmi
Award-winning actress Shabana Azmi stars in this psychological thriller about a relatively unknown Hindi short-story writer who becomes wealthy and famous by writing a best-seller in English. Has she betrayed her language and identity?
Wed., Mar. 16, 2011, 8:00 PM
$39.00 - $100.00