This is a repeating eventmarch 3, 2023 7:30 pm
The Wrong Bashir
The comedy follows Bashir Ladha – a philosophy major and burgeoning nihilist – who has been selected to assume a prestigious religious position. When Bashir’s parents accept on his behalf,
The comedy follows Bashir Ladha – a philosophy major and burgeoning nihilist – who has been selected to assume a prestigious religious position. When Bashir’s parents accept on his behalf, and two council representatives arrive to meet their esteemed nominee, a hilarious mistaken-identity romp ensues that forces the family to question the future of their traditions and way of life.
“Bashir is a character that has a great deal of existential angst, and a philosophy that is different from his predecessors. I wanted to look at the different ways of perceiving life in the different generations, and also look at how the changing community intersected with that,” said playwright Zahida Rahemtulla. “When communities migrate it’s often not just language or culture that’s lost, but also a certain way of being, which can happen when any community that’s more communal changes. I was really interested in that question because I grew up seeing those contrasts.”
(Thursday) 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series
march 3, 2023 7:30 pmmarch 4, 2023 3:00 pmmarch 4, 2023 7:30 pmmarch 5, 2023 3:00 pmmarch 7, 2023 7:30 pmmarch 8, 2023 1:00 pmmarch 8, 2023 7:30 pmmarch 9, 2023 7:30 pmmarch 10, 2023 7:30 pmmarch 11, 2023 3:00 pmmarch 11, 2023 7:30 pmmarch 12, 2023 3:00 pm
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