SAKINA'S RESTAURANT Featuring Aasif Mandvi Announces Additional Week of Performances

By: Oct. 01, 2018
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Sakina's Restaurant

An additional week of performances of Sakina's Restaurant, the Obie Award-winning one-man show written by and starring Aasif Mandvi (Disgraced,"The Daily Show"), has just been announced.

Sakina's Restaurant will now play through Sunday, November 11 at the Minetta Lane, Audible's creative home for live performances in New York. Performances begin this Friday, October 5 and opening night is set for Sunday, October 14.

Twenty years after its Obie-winning debut, Mandvi brings his critically acclaimed performance in Sakina's Restaurant back to the New York stage. The play centers on an Indian immigrant who comes to New York to work at a restaurant and live the American dream.

Originally directed and developed by Kimberly Hughes and under the tutelage of legendary acting teacher Wynn Handman, this production is directed by Kimberly Senior. The creative team includes Wilson Chin (scenic design), Jen Caprio (costume design), Mary Louise Geiger (lighting design), and Jill BC Du Boff (sound design).

Mandvi's performance will also be recorded as an Audible Original production, available to millions of listeners across the globe. Award-winning Audible performances of captivating stage productions starring Billy Crudup, Judith Light, John Lithgow, Carey Mulligan, and others are available for preorder and download at

Tickets for Sakina's Restaurant are available at, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-982-2787, and in-person at the Minetta Lane Theatre box office (18 Minetta Lane, between MacDougal & 6th Avenue - one block south of W. 3rd Street). For current box office hours, please visit


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