I’ll be on a panel…

I'll be on a panel discussion after Samsara tonight, if anyone's looking for a play to attend in Chicago on a Tuesday night, as one does...

"Western pop culture is filled with riffs on South Asian stereotypes. But the voices of South Asian leaders in the arts and humanities are among the most under represented in the American cultural and artistic landscape. Some artists turn to culturally-specific institutions to make their voices heard  but how can we further increase visibility and sustainability for South Asian stories? Join a panel of Chicagos top South Asian artists and community leaders as they navigate cultural bias and fight to be heard in this crucial post-show discussion.

Moderator:
Masum Momaya

Panelists:
Anupy Singla
Behzad Dabu
Kamal Hans
Ramona Gupta
Mary Anne Mohanraj

SAMSARA
Now March 8, 2015

By Lauren Yee
Directed by Seth

Americans Katie and Craig are having a baby with Suraiya, a surrogate from India. As all three parents anxiously await the babys due date, Katie and Suraiya are attacked by flights of their imagination: a seductive Frenchman and a sharp-tongued fetus. Originally developed at Victory Gardens IGNITION New Play Festival in 2012, this smart world premiere comedy takes us on a hilarious and highly theatrical journey into 21st century parenthood."

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