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BARRIERS: A Muslim Asian American Play


Thanks so much to all of you who have made our opening weekend such a great success. We look forward to another great weekend, with mostly sold out shows, so please don't delay in purchasing tickets for one of four exciting performances this weekend! Only a small batch of tickets are sold on the website, so if you are unable to purchase online (www.ticketweb.com), please call the HERE box office at 212 /647.0202. Visit our website at www.desipina.org for additional info.

Barriers is a new play by Rehana Mirza about a Muslim Asian-American family's struggle to overcome loss, backlash, and dysfunctionality after 9/11. The play opens with the homecoming of the only daughter, Sunima, who is returning to her New Jersey home from New York City to announce her pending engagement. The family is forced to confront past betrayals and issues. Join us and witness one of only twelve moving performances brought to life by a talented and stunning cast:

Catherine Jhung*, Krishen Mehta*, Amit Patel, Tyler Pierce, Deepa Purohit, David Sajadi*, Debargo Sanyal, Jade Wu*

Sept 6th - 22nd, 2002 fri-sat 7:30pm sun 3:00pm & 7:30pm; Talkbacks follow Sun matinees; Tickets $15

* Appearing Courtesy of the Actors Equity Association.

@ HERE Arts Center, 145 Sixth Ave (b/t Spring and Broome)
For tickets & info: www.here.org or 212 /647 - 0202

Learn more and/or Purchase TIX NOW!

Barriers, Directed By Ashok Sinha, Produced By Rohi Mirza

Production Designed by: David Morris (Set), Juliet Chia (Light), Chris Webb (Sound), Kirche Zeile (Costume), and Isheeta Ganguly (Music Arrangement ) * Assistant Director: Sandeep Parikh * Stage Manager: Julia Cole * Dramaturg: Darrow Carson * Director of Media Relations: Gitesh Pandya * Media Rep: Alexandra Mace * Graphic Designer: Nilou Moochhala * Photographer: Omar Mullick

Please join us THIS weekend!!!

**This performance was made possible in part by the Manhattan Community Arts Fund/ New York City Department of Cultural Affairs administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. In addition, this production is being presented through HERE's Supported Artist Program which provides artists with subsidized space and technical and administrative support. VISIT THE OFFICIAL "BARRIERS" MEDIA SPONSOR - B4U - www.b4utv.com


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