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INDO-AMERICAN ARTS COUNCIL
SPECIAL PERFORMANCE FOR IAAC

MAY 5, 2008 AT 8 PM
followed by post-performance discussion with director and cast.
Book early to avoid disappointment!
  
Rafta, Rafta...
Rafta, Rafta...

By Ayub Khan-Din
Based on the play All In Good Time by Bill Naughton
Directed by Scott Elliott
Featuring:


Utkarsh Ambudkar, Satya Bhabha, Sarita Choudhury, Ranjit Chowdhry, Manish Dayal, Sakina Jaffrey, Sean T. Krishnan, Reshma Shetty, Alok Tewari, Alison Wright
at

Acorn Theatre, Theatre Row, 410West 42nd Street, NYC 10036.

See the U.S. Premiere of the 2008 Olivier Award Winner for Best New Comedy that everyone's buzzing about!
  
ALLTIX AT $40 AVAILABLE DIRECTLY THRU THE IAAC.
Tickets will be available for sale at the IAAC office from 10 am – 6 pm Mon-Fri effective April 14. We will also have a “will call” table for paid tickets at the Acorn Theatre on May 5 from one hour prior to the performance. Please send your cheques to reserve your seats asap.

 
Send your cheque for $40 x # of tix to : IAAC, 146West 29th St, Suite 7R3, NYC 10128. Phone: 212 594 3685. Email: admin@iaac.us. Web: www.iaac.us

Performed in 2007 at London's National Theatre, to rave reviews:

"A warm-hearted hit...The depth of family ties cuts surprisingly deep."
- Variety

"4 STARS!...reduced audience to hilarity!"
- London Times

Recent winner of the 2008 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, Rafta, Rafta... is a humorous tale of close-knit Indian family life in Britain. After their wedding feast, two nervous newlyweds are ready for some privacy, but the groom's father doesn't want the party to end and his brother won't let them be. Before long, the groom and his new bride begin to realize that having a honeymoon in his parents' house is not the ideal recipe for romance. Rafta, Rafta... is Ayub Khan-Din's comic look at the generational divide on sex and marriage.

More praise from the British Critics:
"Fills the whole theatre with an unforgettable sense of communal warmth."
- Daily Telegraph


   
   
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