Rasaka Theatre Company presents culture/clash: three plays about the South Asian Diaspora

Rasaka Theatre Company presents "culture/clash: three plays about the South Asian Diaspora," a trio of world premieres penned by South Asian playwrights.

The production will include:

  • "Instant Recall" by Anita Chandwaney: Madhu can't seem to recall why she asked Nigel to meet her at the cafĂ©-or can she?
  • "Night Shift" by Angeli Primlani: A young girl and an older woman face danger and each other in the middle of the night in a motel lobby on a quiet North Carolina highway.
  • "Midnite's Vultures" by Pushkar Sharma: Two Indian-American poets in their twenties confront the paradoxes of their identity when asked what it means to be an Indian in America.
When and Where

The play will take place at the Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60613. Previews August 13 & 14, 8 P.M. Opens Saturday, August 15, 8 P.M. (reception following). It runs Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 P.M., Sundays at 3 P.M. and closes September 6, 2009. Performance Time is approx. 75 minutes. For tickets, call 312-777-1070 or visit www.strawdog.org. $20 for regular tickets, $12 for previews August 13 & 14, $12 Student/Senior/Industry (Thurs & Sun only), visit www.strawdog.org with credit cards -or- use cash/check/credit card at the door.


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