Is Krishna There? A Begum Akhtar Story

Solo Show · the fighting soprano productions · Ages 14+ · 1hr · United States of America

Content Warning Multi-Lingual Performance one person show world premiere
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ARIEL JIMENEZ certified reviewer June 05, 2023
tagged as: millennial · mom · parents
Lauren Curet offers us a glimpse into the life someone might be forced into if they were trying to appease their parents. It had a great mix of old school conservative Indian norms and what it means to be a “good woman” vs a more modern perspective where a young woman can choose her own destiny. Even if its veggie-ing out on the catch eating Dominoes and watching Netflix. This play was felt like a love letter to Lauren’s mom and as a way to honor her for letting be her own person and not be bound by a sense of womanhood or duty. ... full review
CASEY ALCOSER certified reviewer June 03, 2023
tagged as: heartfelt
An emotionally biographic journey through the art of being self-satisfied. Lauren displays an apt honesty and charm throughout the entire piece, and strikes several poignant moments with a quiet but powerful grace. And the food was delicious!... full review