A Tale of Two Sisters

As part of my artist in residence at the Tagore centre – I’ll be having a staged reading of my play: A Tale of Two Sisters on Sunday 1st March at 3pm at Rich Mix.

Written by Sharmila Chauhan Directed by Pooja Ghai

 

Exploring the birth of the ‘modern’ sari as a representation of female emancipation; Shakti and Seva explores the relationship between society’s ‘good girl’ and

photo by Casipillai Designer Sarees

photo by Casipillai Designer Sarees

her sexually free, autonomous sister. Traversing 1800 Bengal, to modern day India – this piece charts the seminal history of the feminist movement in India as it begins in the Tagore household and asks what happens when a nation can not agree on what a woman is.

CAST:

Ravin Ganatra

Balvinder Sopal

Harvey Virdi

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