Nadia Manzoor One Woman Show-Burq Off! #BurqOff

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My dear friend Nadia has written and produced her own play. If you are looking to be inspired this holiday season, you need to see this show.  Her journey as a Muslim woman struggling to find herself will astound you.  Get your tickets HERE!

Synopsis: Burq off! is an autobiographical one woman show, charting the journey of a British Pakistani Muslim’s struggle towards self acceptance. As she navigates the conflicting cultural norms of modern London and her conservative Muslim home, she embodies a cast of 21 characters that infuse the story with comedy, religious fundamentalism, cultural critique and spiritual depth.

Along the way you will meet Nadia’s aggressive twin brother, her controlling Muslim father, and the essence of joy in the family, her mother.

In addition, her Islamic teachers, her life long ’western’ best friend, and the first love of her life add a diversity of perspectives to this deeply moving, personal and universal story.

 

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