About Us Contact Us Help


Archives

Contribute

 

The Who & The What - A Provocative And Moving Drama

Press Release
04/13/2017

See The Who & the What at the Huntington Theatre Company. A fierce and funny new Pakistani-American play about relationships, religion, and the contradictions that make us who we are, from Ayad Akhtar, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the blockbuster hit Disgraced. Tickets are $10 off with promo code WHO10.

http://www.huntingtontheatre.org/season/2016-2017/the-who-and-the-what/?ESC=WHO10&utm_source=Lokvani&utm_medium=webad&utm_campaign=The+Who+and+the+What

“Seriously funny! Moving and very human. Don't miss it!”
    — Boxing Over Broadway

“Sharply written...with both wit and tenderness.”
    — WBUR

“A play to cherish! This quartet of actors is a marvel.”
    — South Shore Critic

Brilliant novelist Zarina is writing about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gap between her modern life and traditional heritage. When her conservative father discovers her controversial manuscript, they all must confront the beliefs that define them. A fierce and funny new play about relationships, religion, and the contradictions that make us who we are, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the blockbuster hit Disgraced.

Approximate run time: 1 hour and 40 minutes, including one 10-minute intermission.

“I am so excited to share the loving and thorny tale of Zarina’s family with Boston audiences. Disgraced at the Huntington was a very gratifying experience for me, and I am so honored this play will be part of next season.”
— Ayad Akhtar

“After last season’s provocative hit Disgraced I am looking forward to having another story by Ayad Akhtar brought to life on our stage. The Who & the What provides a unique, vitally important look into the Muslim American experience through the lens of faith and family.”
— Peter DuBois




Bookmark and Share | Share your Comments

Comments :
Post a new message

In this Issue
Saheli Elects New Board Members


Saheli, Support And Friendship For South Asian Women And Families, has elected six new South Asian community members to its Board of Directors. “We welcome these skilled women and men to the Saheli Board and look forward to working with them to make the lives of women and girls safe and healthy,” commented Gouri Banerjee, Ph. D. President of the Board 2017-2019.
[more]

Saheli Elects New Board Members
Meet Your Muslim Neighbor


The Worcester Islamic center invites you to a event on May 7th t 1 pm - Meet your Muslim Neighbor.
[more]

Meet Your Muslim Neighbor
Desai Foundation To Host Spring Garba


On Saturday, May 13th, join the Desai Foundation in an evening of raas garba dance, traditional Gujarati music, & dinner in celebration of spring! SPRING GARBA will be taking place at the Hilton Boston- Woburn at 7pm. The illustrious DJ Yogz will be spinning the beats for you and your friends to dance the new season in!
[more]

Desai Foundation To Host Spring Garba
IMANE Nasir Khan Memorial Lecture - Spring Meeting


IMANE will hold its Annual Spring Meeting along with the Nasir Khan Memorial Lecture on May 13th in Waltham, MA.
[more]

IMANE Nasir Khan Memorial Lecture - Spring Meeting
Colors Of The Commonwealth
A Panel Discussion On Building Alliances To Combat Hate


IAFPE is hosting an panel discussion with Police Commissioner Evans and other leaders to address the concerns of the South Asian community that has recently been the target of hate crimes. The event is co-hosted by MIT India program, will be held on May 6 at the Wong Auditorium, MIT at 1:30 pm.
[more]

Colors Of The Commonwealth<br>A Panel Discussion On Building Alliances To Combat Hate

You may also access this article through our web-site http://www.lokvani.com/







Home | About Us | Contact Us | Copyrights Help