By Neilesh Bose
This number of eleven performs, from North the United States, the U.K., and South Africa—many released right here for the 1st time—delves into the colourful, cosmopolitan theatre of the South Asian diaspora. those unique and provocative works discover the event of diaspora by way of drawing on cultural references as different as classical Indian texts, variations of Shakespeare and Homer, present occasions, and global track, movie, and dance. Neilesh Bose offers historic historical past on South Asian migration and function traditions in each one zone, in addition to severe introductions and biographical historical past on every one playwright.
Includes works by way of Anuvab good friend, Aasif Mandvi, Shishir Kurup, Rahul Varma, Rana Bose, Rukhsana Ahmad, Jatinder Verma, Sudha Bhuchar and Kristine Landon-Smith, Ronnie Govender, Kessie Govender, and Kriben Pillay.
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