February 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - March 12, 2017
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
In this internationally acclaimed and timely play about a middle-class home in conservative Chennai, 15-year-old Deepa is filmed by her boyfriend engaging in a sexual act. The indiscreet cell phone video goes viral, becoming a national scandal that exposes gender double standards and conflicting views of female sexuality. Deepa’s single mother Malini—a modern-day Mother Courage struggles to protect her children while caught between India’s embrace of new technology and adherence to old-world values.
By Anupama Chandrasekhar
Directed by Snehal Desai