Sakina's Restaurant

Sakina's Restaurant

Actor, writer, and former correspondent for The Daily Show Aasif Mandvi returns to the New York stage with his one-man show Sakina's Restaurant, twenty years after its Obie Award-winning debut.

The play is scheduled to be recorded by Audible and preserved as an audio play for future generations.

(Photos by Lisa Berg)

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Running time: 
1hr 30mins (no intermission)
Categories: 
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About Sakina's Restaurant:

Sakina’s Restaurant is a vibrant, funny, and heartwarming one-man show that centers on an Indian immigrant who comes to New York to work at a restaurant and live the American dream.

By:
Aasif Mandvi
Producer:
Audible Inc.
Director:
Kimberly Senior
Lighting:
Mary Louise Geiger
Sound:
Jill BC Du Boff
Design:
Wilson Chin
Costume:
Jen Caprio
Cast list:
Aasif Mandvi
Sakina's Restaurant Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
October 5, 2018
Opening date: 
October 14, 2018
Closes: 
November 11, 2018
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-8pm
Wednesday--
Thursday-8pm
Friday-8pm
Saturday2pm8pm
Sunday3pm-

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Minetta Lane Theatre

Address:
18 Minetta Lane (between Bleecker and West 3rd Street), New York, NY 10014
Nearest subway station:
West 4th Street - Washington Square Station

Our Sakina's Restaurant Review

Early on in Sakina's Restaurant at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Aasif Mandvi - both author and sole actor - is a narrator, Azgi, who is a recent arrival to America from India. Soon after he gets here he tells us, I have found that in America, if you just smile and nod your head, and say "yes, yes, yes, you are absolutely right" people love you! This is pretty much how this play is structured.... Read more