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By Neilesh Bose

This number of eleven performs, from North the US, 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 adventure of diaspora through drawing on cultural references as various as classical Indian texts, diversifications of Shakespeare and Homer, present occasions, and international song, movie, and dance. Neilesh Bose presents old heritage on South Asian migration and function traditions in every one area, in addition to severe introductions and biographical history on each one playwright.

Includes works by way of Anuvab 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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