Past Event

NorCal: Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced

February 12, 2017
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana
Join Columbia alumni in San Jose to see this amazing Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Disgraced, written by Film Program alumnus Ayad Akhtar ('02). Play description: Can anyone ever truly escape their past? Amir Kapoor is living the American Dream and quickly climbing the corporate ladder at his powerful Manhattan law firm. But when Amir and his wife Emily, an artist inspired by Islamic painting, host a dinner party for friends and colleagues, the pleasant evening quickly erupts into a volatile cultural debate over race, religion, and class in the modern world. This combustible drama is the “emotionally shattering” (Newsday) tale of the stories we tell our friends, the secrets we tell our lovers, and the lies we tell ourselves to find our place in the American Dream. Learn more about the playwright at All RSVPs will receive information on a point of contact for the show.

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