Hypokrit Theatre Company Announces Additional Reading For TAMASHA: A Festival Of South Asian Performing Arts
HYPOKRIT THEATRE COMPANY announces today a new reading for the reimagined TAMASHA: A FESTIVAL OF SOUTH ASIAN PERFORMING ARTS.
Founded in 2016, TAMASHA: A FESTIVAL OF SOUTH ASIAN PERFORMING ARTS, is the only cross-discipline arts festival dedicated to South Asian artists in North America. In 2018-2019, Tamasha reimagined its structure, featuring 9 South Asian female playwrights - Sharbari Zohra Ahmed, Aditi Brennan Kapil, Dipika Guha, Deepali Gupta, Rohina Malik, Divya Mangwani, Deepa Purohit, Riti Sachdeva, and Madhuri Shekar - with presentations of their work in readings over the course of the year, each with the generous support of a different theatre company. Those companies include LCT3/Lincoln Center, New Georges, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizons, Premiere Stages at Kean University, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, The Public Theater, The Movement Theatre Company and WP Theater.
The new reading for this series will be:
ART OF GAMAN
BY Dipika Guha
IN COLLABORATION WITH AND HOSTED BY The Public Theater
Wednesday, December 5 at 7pm
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Past readings in this series include Deepa Purohit's A Valentine; Suicide Seed by Riti Sachdeva; Nicky Park Memorial Park by Deepali Gupta; Yasmina's Necklace by Rohina Malik and The Djinn by Divya Mangwani. Upcoming readings also include plays by Aditi Brennan Kapil, Sharbari Ahmed Zohra, and Madhuri Shekar.
Hypokrit Theatre Company's 2018/19 Season will continue in Spring 2019 with Eh Dah? Questions For My Father, written by Aya Aziz and directed by Arpita Mukherjee, part of the Next Door Series at New York Theatre Workshop.
Eh Dah? Questions for My Father follows the lives of a family divided across continents and *cultures in a turbulent political landscape. Set in Egypt and America, this contemporary musical by Aya Aziz explores what it means to live in a post 9/11 world. Eh Dah? Questions for My Father was the recipient of The Best Book and Best Individual Performance awards at New York Musical Festival 2016.