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Rasaka Theatre
Based in Chicago, the Midwest's premiere South Asian American Theatre Company. Illuminating the South Asian Global Experience.
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Rasaka Theatre May 9
Please join us on Thurs May 24th at 7pm as we partner with The International Voices Project for a free staged reading of Anand Rao's A MUSLIM IN THE MIDST, directed by Emily Antoff. Click below for...
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Rasaka Theatre Apr 15
Today is the final performance of MERCHANT ON VENICE at 2:30pm. We want to wish our cast and team a very happy closing! There are still seats available for this last performance. Call 773-404-7336 for tickets or visit
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Rasaka Theatre Apr 14
3 more chances to see MERCHANT ON VENICE!!! We close tomorrow! Few seats still available for all shows. 773-404-7336 or at
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Rasaka Theatre Apr 11
"RECOMMENDED to theater lovers of all walks of life: Shakespeare dorks, anyone interested in South Asian Culture, Bollywood, or socio-political issues." - PICTURE THIS POST
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Rasaka Theatre Apr 9
Only 5 chances left to see Shishir Kurup’s MERCHANT ON VENICE!Critics call it “one of the best.” For tickets, call 773-404-7336 or visit
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Rasaka Theatre Apr 2
Only 10 performances remain for Shishir Kurup's MERCHANT ON VENICE. Don't miss your chance to see what critics are calling "one of the best" and a show that is "moving, funny and exciting." Jeff Recommended. Must close April 15th! Get your tickets...
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Rasaka Theatre Mar 29
"Shishir Kurup's 'MERCHANT ON VENICE' is so much fun because it honors the original while also becoming something much deeper and fuller, commenting on subjects such as immigration, multiculturalism and...
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Rasaka Theatre Mar 29
Here are a few more great production pics from MERCHANT ON VENICE. Jeff Recommended. "If you’re a Shakespeare fan, get yourself to the Greenhouse for this production, as soon as possible."- Theatre by the Numbers....
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Rasaka Theatre Mar 28
For our industry friends, we are offering $15 industry nights for MERCHANT ON VENICE tomorrow, Thursday March 29th and Friday March 30th at 7:30pm. Don’t miss out on this great offer! For more info, call 773-404-7336. Performances at The Greenhouse Theater. 2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
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Rasaka Theatre Mar 28
"Highly Recommended - Wait! Didn't Shakespeare write a play very similar to this in 1596? Of course he did—but where that prototype described tensions between Christians and Jews, Shishir...
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Rasaka Theatre Mar 28
"Highly Recommended - Shishir Kurup's reworking of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, written in blank verse the Bard could be proud of, focuses on Sharuk, a Muslim moneylender in contemporary LA’s...
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You won't want to miss and 's newest play! Directed by , bringing to life 's , a story about power, marginalization, & minorities! READ
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Rasaka Theatre Mar 26
Shishir Kurup discusses why he wrote MERCHANT ON VENICE - a South Asian adaptation of Shakespeare's classic play. Check out this great interview and come see the play which runs now through April 15th. Tickets...
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Puja Mohindra Mar 23
rasakatheatre and blew me away with “Merchant On Venice” last night. This is a…
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Theatre By Numbers Mar 24
Maggie reviewed "Merchant on Venice" from & Ten word summary: A revelatory and relevant take on an ancient cultural rift. Die Rating: d20 -- "One of the Best"
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Jeff Awards Mar 23
Recommended: Merchant On Venice Rasaka Theatre Company Opening: March 20, 2018 Closing: April 15, 2018 See for full list. "Jeff Recommended" indicates at least one element of a production was...
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Rasaka Theatre Mar 23
We're proud to announce that MERCHANT ON VENICE has been Jeff Recommended! Our production will now be eligible to be considered for Equity Jeff Award Nominations later this year. Congratulations to our entire...
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Rasaka Theatre Mar 22
Here is a great write up on MERCHANT ON VENICE from Windy City Times, featuring interviews with Shishir Kurup, Liz Carlin Metz and Madrid St...
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Rasaka Theatre Mar 22
MERCHANT ON VENICE officially opens tonight! Please help us in wishing our cast and team to break a leg!
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Rasaka Theatre Mar 22
Our thanks to NPR’s “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me!” host Peter Sagal for joining us last night at our performance of MERCHANT ON VENICE and spending time with our cast and team!
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