Tickets are now available for They Call Me Q, which begins performances May 19 off-Broadway. The show, appropriate for those aged 13 and over, is scheduled to open on June 4 at St. Luke’s Theatre.
Written by and starring Qurrat Ann Kadwani, They Call Me Q is the story of a girl from Bombay growing up in the Boogie Down Bronx who gracefully seeks balance between the cultural pressures brought forth by her traditional parents and wanting acceptance into her new culture. Along the journey, Kadwani transforms into 13 characters that have shaped her life including her parents, Caucasian teachers, Puerto Rican classmates, and African-American friends.
Directed by Obaid Kadwani and Claudia Gaspar, the production was developed with Ellery Schaar.