east west players presents a widow of no importance, september 8 - october 9

This for all you theatergoers in Los Angeles... East West Players, the nation's longest-running organization dedicated to producing Asian American theater, opens its 46th Anniversary season with the world premiere comedy A Widow of No Importance by Shane Sakhrani, and directed by Shaheen Vaaz.

A Widow of No Importance features an all-South Asian cast that features Anjali Bhimani, Parvesh Cheena, Sunil Malhotra, Puja Mohindra and Lina Patel. This is the third South Asian play that East West Players has produced in nine years. It's running now through October 9 at the David Henry Hwang Theater in Little Tokyo. Here's some more information:
East West Players

By Shane Sakhrani
Directed by Shaheen Vaaz

September 8 - October 9, 2011

Deepa has been a widow for two years. Her only desire now is to see her daughter married so that she can die in peace. But when her recently divorced neighbor, also her son's best friend, professes his love for her, her inner-cougar emerges to break tradition and start living again. A smart and sexy comedy about carving new paths and leaping for the stars.

Anjali Bhimani (Bombay Dreams, Outsourced)
Parvesh Cheena (Outsourced)
Sunil Malhotra (House, West Wing)
Puja Mohindra (Three Rivers)
Lina Patel (24, CSI:Crime Scene Investigation)

Regular performances:
Wednesday-Thursday $26-31
Friday-Sunday $31-36
Student & Senior Discounts: $5 off regular ticket price
A Widow of No Importance is presented in association with South Asian Network and USC School of Theaters. The play opened this week and I've already heard lots of great things about it. For more further information about the show and the cast, and to purchase tickets (group rates available!) go to the East West Players website here.

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