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Naatak presents its 46th production
A grand musical in Hindi


AMAVASYA
Judge her by the color of her skin

Written and Directed by Sujit Saraf
September 6-14

ABOUT THE PLAY
The princess Amavasya is devastatingly beautiful: black as night. Or she is so hideous that a glimpse of her milky-white face sends the victim into a three-day slumber. No one knows, because she is hidden behind a mask. What will her people see on the day she uncovers her face? Performed with music, dance, spectacular sets and costumes, AMAVASYA is an entertaining and humorous fairy-tale for grown-ups - both dark-skinned and light-skinned ones. The entire play rhymes.

The play is a Knight Foundation Grant winner. It features a unique combination of theater, music and dance - theater by NAATAK, live music composed and performed by Nachiketa Yakkundi and group, and original dance choreographed by Rasika Kumar and performed by Abhinaya Dance Company.  

Language: Hindi (with English supertitles)
Run-time: 100 minutes
Note: Children under 8 will not be admitted


MEET THE CAST OF AMAVASYA
The Actors

The Singers
The Dancers

 
SHOWTIMES

TICKETS
VIP: $31
General: $21
General Group (6 Tickets Onwards): $18


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ABOUT NAATAK
Naatak is a San Francisco Bay Area-based theater company dedicated to producing entertaining and thought-provoking plays. Since its founding in 1995 by students at UC Berkeley and Stanford, Naatak has staged 45 productions in Hindi, English and Tamil. Naatak is a registered 501c(3) non-profit organization.
For b
ox office, call  650 762-8627 or email tickets@naatak.org.