Plays

A Tale of Two Sisters Shakti and Seva

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.

 

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