Muthaland
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    Muthaland
    Written and performed by Minita Gandhi
    Generously sponsored by
    Judge & Mrs. Jed Q. Beebe
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    In Muthaland, Minita Gandhi takes us on the epic coming-of-age journey of a first-generation Indian-American woman. The life of a young woman is forever changed on a trip to India during which she unearths family secrets, encounters a prophet, is the victim of an assault, and ultimately discovers her voice within a culture of silence. The familiar and the foreign swap roles in this dark comedy about culture, identity, spirituality, and sexuality. Inspired by true events, Muthaland navigates the tragic and magical on the way to a new sense of home.

    Minita is a graduate of PCPA's two-year actor conservatory.
    Muthaland was originally created and developed in part with Silk Road Rising, Jamil Khoury: Founding Artistic Director, Malik Gillani: Founding Executive Director, 2016 Victory Gardens Theatre, 2016, and was part of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 2016. Muthaland was originally produced at 16th Street Theater, Ann Filmer, Artistic Director, 2017.
    Muthaland is presented by special arrangement with the Robert A. Freedman Dramatic Agency, Inc.
    Show Advisory
    This one woman play is most appropriate for children 14 years and older due to some adult language and mature themes.
    Muthaland
    Severson Theatre, Santa Maria
    October 5 - 21, 2018
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    Santa Maria Performance Times
    1:30pm 7pm


    In rotating repertory with An Iliad
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    Tiarra Lewis
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    Minita Gandhi is an actress/playwright/writer born in Mumbai, India, raised in the Bay Area. She is proud to call Chicago her artistic home for over eight years. Some of her regional theatre credits include Looking Glass Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Arena Stage, and Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. She can be seen in the recurring role of Dr. Prospere on NBC’s Chicago Fire as Musarrat in Brown Girls, and has appeared on Fox’s hit show Empire. NBC’s Crisis, ABC’s Betrayal, Fox’s The Chicago Code, and was the Onion News Network’s anchor, Nina Shankar. She is a master instructor for Pinnacle Performance Company where she spent 2016 developing a women’s leadership program and the co-creator of the Women and Femme in the Arts Mentorship Program.
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    Minita Gandhi
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