New York Theatre Workshop

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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About An Ordinary Muslim:

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.

By:
Hammaad Chaudry
Producer:
New York Theatre Workshop
Director:
Jo Bonney
Lighting:
Lap Chi Chu
Sound:
Elisheba Ittoop
Design:
Neil Patel
Costume:
Susan Hilferty
Cast list:
Purva Bedi (as Saima Khan), Ranjit Chowdhry (as Akeel Bhatti), Angel Desai (as Javeria Bhatti-Mirza), Sanjit De Silva (as Azeem Bhatti), Andrew Hovelson (as David Adkins), Harsh Nayyar (as Imran Jameel), Sathya Sridharan (as Hamza Jameel), and Rita Wolf (as Malika Bhatti)
Other info:
Fight Direction by Thomas Schall and Dialect Coaching by Dawn-Elin Fraser
An Ordinary Muslim Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
February 7, 2018
Opening date: 
February 26, 2018
Closes: 
March 25, 2018
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7pm
Wednesday-7pm
Thursday-8pm
Friday-8pm
Saturday2pm8pm
Sunday2pm7pm

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

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Our An Ordinary Muslim Review

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