UNVEILED: A One-Woman Play
Start Date: February 13 7:30 PM
This event is open to the public
In Celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week!
Written and performed by Rohina Malik
Racism. Hate crimes. Love. Islam. Culture. Language. Life. In Unveiled, Rohina Malik’s critically acclaimed one-woman show, five Muslim women in a post-9/11 world serve tea and uncover what lies beneath the veil. Myths, stereotypes, and intolerance are revealed and examined.
Malik is a Chicago-based playwright, actress, and solo performance artist of South Asian heritage. Unveiled, which premiered in 2009 at the 16th Street Theater in Berwyn, Ill., has been performed in theatres nationwide. An artistic associate at the 16th Street Theater, Malick is also a resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists and a company member at Voyage Theater Company in NYC. Her newest play, Yasmina’s Necklace, premiered at the 16th Street Theater in January.
Performance to be held in Tang Theatre. A Q&A will follow Malik’s performance. Tea and desserts will be available in Steinbach Lobby following the performance. Free and open to the public.
This event, marking the United Nations’ World Interfaith Harmony Week, is part of an initiative called “Love of God/ Love of the Good/Love of Neighbor”: Building Interfaith Awareness at Phillips Academy, which is overseen by Dr. Mary Kantor, Catholic chaplain, in collaboration with numerous student clubs and organizations, the Chapel, and the Office of Community and Multicultural Development (CAMD). Cosponsored by the Brace Center for Gender Studies and the Department of Theatre and Dance, Malik’s visit is funded by the Palitz Fund.