Funny, Poignant Solo Show Brahman/i Explores Gender, Faith & Indian Mythology
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The last date listed for Brahman/i was Sunday May 4, 2014 / 4:00pm.
Currently at Pierce Hall
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Geeta Gidwani is a modern American girl who's not interested in the kind of arranged marriage that… More
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Featured review from Kelly GeorgeRed Velvet
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An interesting insight into the experience of a fictional (based off the Hindu concept of Brahman, a genderless deity type figure) intersex Indian-American individual. Explores the deep impact of colonialism on the Subcontinent, and how it continues to impact the area and people. Using a stand-up style of humor that is fast paced, clever, and at times in-your-face without being overly aggressive. Well performed by an amazing actress, Fawzia Mirza, who seems to really embrace the complexities of the part without batting an eye. Although it was disappointing to me that it seems no actual intersex individuals were a part of the creation/production/writing of the play, at least based on the promotional materials I read.
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We had SO MUCH to talk about after this show, both in the evening and the following day. It worked on so many different levels. Instead of telling me what to think and feel, this play made me think and prompted feelings. Especially on the feeling...continued
Written by Aditi Brennan Kapil
Directed by Andrew Volkoff
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