Crowded Fire Theater to Present 'BRAHMAN/I,' 6/9-28
The Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) 2014 season leaps forward with the West Coast Premiere of "BRAHMAN/I: A One-Hijra Stand-Up Comedy Show" by Aditi Brennan Kapil. "BRAHMAN/I... " opens with a press night on Monday June 9 (Previews June 5-7) running through June 28 at the Thick House in San Francisco's Potrero Hill.
Directed by Erin Merritt, "BRAHMAN/I... " is an outrageous play masquerading as a stand-up comedy routine that hilariously takes on history, mythology, and high school through the lens of an intersex boy/girl tethered by neither gender nor culture. The production is a celebration by/about/for people who never fit in, and who no longer care...and the power that comes with that moment of self-creation. Featuring actor Imran Sheikh, " Brahman/i..." is funny, cynical, inventive and intensely charismatic. With more than a dozen unforgettable characters woven amidst a fascinating life story, BRAHMAN/I is a courageous affirmation of a life to be lived. "In counterpoint to traditional theatre..." remarks CFT Artistic Director Marissa Wolf, "Aditi Brennan Kapil's Brahman/i: A One-Hijra Stand-Up Comedy Show offers an incredible night of stand-up comedy that keeps you laughing and gasping, as she explores questions around sexuality and gender in utterly surprising ways, exploring gender-fluidity through a South Asian lens."
Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) presents the West Coast Premiere of "BRAHMAN/I: A One-Hijra Stand-Up Comedy Show" by Aditi Brennan Kapil. Directed by Erin Merritt Run: June 5--28 Press Night Monday June 9 at 8 pm (Previews June 5-7) At: Thick House, 1695 18th St., SF (between Carolina St.& Arkansas St. in Potrero Hill ) Performances: Wed-Saturdays 8 PM Special Opening Night Monday June 9, 8 pm Tickets: Prices range from $15-$35 progressively during the course of the run. We offer Pay-What-You-Can Preview performances and student/senior/group rates.