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Disgraced

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Synopsis

THE STORY: Amir Kapoor is a successful Pakistani-American lawyer who is rapidly moving up the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his cultural roots. Emily, his wife, is white; she’s an artist, and her work is influenced by Islamic imagery. When the couple hosts a dinner party, what starts out as a friendly conversation escalates into something far more damaging.—from Dramatist Play Service

Character Breakdown

Amir (M, Pakistani attorney, 40s)
Emily (F, Amir's wife, White)
Abe (M, South Asian, 20s)
Issac (M, White)
Jory(F, Issac's wife, Black)

Teacher Notes

Great for more advanced actors. Tremendous physical stakes. Play has graphic depiction of domestic violence. Actors should be comfortable with stage combat.