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Minetta Lane Theatre (New York, NY)
16 Minetta Lane

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Running Time: One hour and 30 minutes

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Actor, writer, and former correspondent for The Daily Show Aasif Mandvi's Obie Award-winning Sakina's Restaurant is a vibrant, funny, and heartwarming one-man show that centers on an Indian immigrant who comes to New York to work at a restaurant and live the American dream, beginning previews on October 5th, and running four weeks only through November 4, with opening night set for October 14. Sakina's Restaurant is written and performed by Mandvi, who brings his acclaimed performance back to the New York stage 20 years after its Obie-winning debut.


Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Aasif Mandvi's SAKINA'S RESTAURANTPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Aasif Mandvi's SAKINA'S RESTAURANT
by Jennifer Broski - October 15, 2018

Sakina's Restaurant, the Obie Award-winning play written and performed by actor, writer, and former correspondent for 'The Daily Show' Aasif Mandvi (Disgraced), just opened yesterday, October 14 at the Minetta Lane Theatre. Performances of the recently-extended five-week-only engagement began on October 5th. Sakina's Restaurant comes from Audible, the same producers as the critically acclaimed Harry Clarke, Girls and Boys, and Patti Smith: Words and Music, and the world's largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment. (more...)

BWW Review: Aasif Mandvi Offers New Yorkers Seconds of His Obie-Winning SAKINA'S RESTAURANTBWW Review: Aasif Mandvi Offers New Yorkers Seconds of His Obie-Winning SAKINA'S RESTAURANT
by Michael Dale - October 14, 2018

Savvy New Yorkers will immediately have a clear picture of the work environment when Azgi, the narrating character of playwright/actor Aasif Mandvi's solo piece Sakina's Restaurant, says he's moving from a village in India to Manhattan to work as a waiter at a restaurant located at 400 E. 6th Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Aasif Mandvi in SAKINA'S RESTAURANTPhoto Flash: First Look at Aasif Mandvi in SAKINA'S RESTAURANT
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2018

Sakina's Restaurant is a vibrant, funny, and heartwarming one-man show that centers on an Indian immigrant who comes to New York to work at a restaurant and live the American dream. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Performances Begin Tomorrow for SAKINA'S RESTAURANT Starring Aasif MandviPerformances Begin Tomorrow for SAKINA'S RESTAURANT Starring Aasif Mandvi
by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2018

Twenty years after its Obie Award-winning debut, actor, writer, and former correspondent for "The Daily Show" Aasif Mandvi (Disgraced) begins performances tomorrow in Sakina's Restaurant, the vibrant, funny, and heartwarming one-man show that centers on an Indian immigrant who comes to New York to work at a restaurant and live the American dream. (more...)

SAKINA'S RESTAURANT Featuring Aasif Mandvi Announces Additional Week of PerformancesSAKINA'S RESTAURANT Featuring Aasif Mandvi Announces Additional Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - October 1, 2018

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. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Aasif Mandvi Returns to the Stage in SAKINA'S RESTAURANTPhoto Coverage: Aasif Mandvi Returns to the Stage in SAKINA'S RESTAURANT
by Walter McBride - September 20, 2018

Actor, writer, and former correspondent for 'The Daily Show' Aasif Mandvi returns to the stage this October in the Obie Award-winning Sakina's Restaurant, a vibrant, funny, and heartwarming one-man show that centers on an Indian immigrant who comes to New York to work at a restaurant and live the American dream. Audible Inc., the world's largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, produces the limited four-week-only engagement. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Aasif Mandvi Returns to SAKINA'S RESTAURANTFREEZE FRAME: Aasif Mandvi Returns to SAKINA'S RESTAURANT
by Walter McBride - September 20, 2018

Actor, writer, and former correspondent for "The Daily Show" Aasif Mandvi returns to the stage this October in the Obie Award-winning Sakina's Restaurant, a vibrant, funny, and heartwarming one-man show that centers on an Indian immigrant who comes to New York to work at a restaurant and live the American dream. Audible Inc., the world's largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, produces the limited four-week-only engagement. (more...)