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SAME SAME BUT DIFFERENT
By Anita Majumdar
A Theatre Passe Muraille and Alberta Theatre Projects Co-Production
In association with Nightswimming
Directed by Brian Quirt
Performed by Anita Majumdar and Nicco Lorenzo Garcia


Majumdar uses voice and body to paint vivid portraits” – NOW Magazine


About the Show

Infused with the rhythm and passion of Bollywood music and dance, Same Same But Different is comprised of two intersecting stories that take you behind the scenes of Indian cinema.

In the first story, Canadian-born Bollywood starlet Aisha confronts her own prejudices about nationality, skin colour and family — and realises that her dreams of stardom won’t come without sacrifice.  The second explores the story of Aisha’s mother, Kabira, and her own life-changing encounter with the world of Bollywood.


Show Times

Previews:  February 15 & 17, 7:30 pm
Opening Night:  February 18, 7:30 pm
Runs:  Tuesday – Saturday, 7:30 pm
Matinees:   Saturday, February 22, 2:00 pm (PWYC)
Wednesday, February 26, 1:30 pm
Saturday, March 1, 2:00 pm (PWYC)
Wednesday, March 6, 1:30 pm
Saturday, March 8, 2:00 pm (PWYC)
Closing:  Saturday, March 8, 7:30 pm


Credits
Starring Anita Majumdar and Nicco Lorenzo Garcia with the voice of Reza Jacobs
Directed by Brian Quirt
Set & Lighting Design by Beth Kates
Costume Design by Nina Okens
Sound Design & Composition by Suba Sankaran
Stage Managed by Sandy Plunkett
Choreography Consultants: Natasha Bakht & Scheherazaad Cooper
Dramaturgy by  Brian Quirt
Dramaturgy Intern:  Emma MacKenzie-Hillier
Assistant Lighting Designer:  Laura Johnson
Apprentice Stage Manager:  Andrea Baggs

 

Running Time
Approximately 180 minutes including intermission.


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