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Disgraced Cast & Creative

Disgraced tells the the story of Amir Kapoor, a successful Pakistani-American lawyer who is rapidly moving up the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his cultural roots. When Amir and his wife Emily, a white artist influenced by Islamic paintings, host a dinner party, what starts out as a friendly conversation escalates into something far more damaging.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Dec. 23, 2012.

Show Overview

About Disgraced

What Is the Story of Disgraced?
DIsgraced centers on Amir Kapoor, a successful Pakistani-American corporate lawyer who feels he must distance himself from his heritage in order to get ahead in post-9/11 New York. His wife is a white artist who finds herself heavy influenced by Islamic paintings; his Muslim nephew is struggling to understand his role in modern New York culture. When Amir and his wife host a dinner party for his African American co-worker and her Jewish husband, tensions flare, allegiances change and the consequences are shocking.


Aasif Mandvi
Amir Kapoor
Heidi Armbruster
Omar Maskati
Karen Pittman


Written by
Ayad Akhtar
Kimberly Senior
Set Designer
Lauren Helpern
Costume Designer
Dane Laffrey
Lighting Designer
Tyler Micoleau
Sound Designer
Jill BC DuBoff
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