In the play, An Ordinary Muslim, by Hammaad Chaudry, Azeem Bhatti (Sanjit De Silva) and his wife Saima (Purva Bedi) are seeking a balance between their Muslim upbringing and the Western life around them. Struggling to live in the gap between the two worlds, Azeem wants to assimilate, at least in public, as a Londoner having drinks with fellow employees, dressing according to Western culture,... Read more
An Ordinary Muslim
New York Theatre Workshop continues its 2017-2018 season with the world premiere of An Ordinary Muslim, written by Hammaad Chaudry and directed by Jo Bonney.
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Balancing the high expectations of the previous generation, the doctrines of their Muslim community, and the demands of secular Western culture, Azeem Bhatti and his wife Saima struggle to straddle the gap between their Pakistani heritage and their British upbringing.