Written and Performed by Rohina Malik
Filmed by Sabeena Schmidt
Streaming on-line through January
Racism - Hate crimes - Tea - Love - Islam - Culture - Language - Life
Five Muslim women serve tea and uncover what lies beneath the veil in this critically acclaimed one-woman show.
“The stories have a really hopeful core ... Rohina Malik very effectively plays everyone." - J. Wynn Rousuck, WYPR (Click here to listen - review begins at 4:55)
“A terrific show ... intellectually engrossing work of theatre” - Nina Metz, Chicago Tribune
"Rohina Malik, the hugely talented writer-actress at the center of the Victory Gardens solo show UNVEILED, is a remarkable new theatrical voice in Chicago. In her rich, upbeat and very enjoyable collection of five character studies of Muslim women in modern-day America, Malik gives voice to characters from whom we hear far too little in the theater.” — Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
“UNVEILED offers a provocative, insightful and uplifting theater experience.” — Tom Witom, Pioneer Press
“Powerful solo show… five riveting tales of Muslim women” — Jack Helbig, Chicago Reader
“A compelling 70-minute piece rich with illuminating surprises, drawing the audience into worlds that are both unique and truly universal. It is terrifically entertaining.” — Catey Sullivan, Chicago Examiner
“The stories are important, to be sure, but the cumulative effect is weighty.” — Web Behrens, Chicago Free Press
Upon registration you will receive a link and password to view the show.
Watch anytime. Video access ends at noon on February 1st.
Tickets are $20. One registration per device.
About Rohina Malik
Rohina Malik is a critically acclaimed, award winning Chicago playwright, actress and solo performance artist. She was born and raised in London, England, of South Asian heritage. Her critically acclaimed one-woman play UNVEILED has been presented at theaters across the United States, and at Theatre Project in 2011 and 2013.
Malik’s plays THE MECCA TALES and YASMINA'S NECKLACE were both nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Play.
She is a Resident Playwright Emeritus at Chicago Dramatists and an Artistic Associate at Voyage Theater Company in NYC.
Malik was selected to receive the 2018 Lee Reynolds Award, given annually to a woman active in any aspect of theater whose work has helped to illuminate the possibilities for social, cultural, or political change.
Malik's plays have been produced at The Goodman Theater, Crossroads Theater NJ, Chicago Dramatists, Next Theater, Brava Theater, Voyage Theater Company, 16th Street theater, Victory Gardens theater, Silk Road Rising, Baltimore Theatre Project, Mustard Seed Theater, New Rep in Boston, the Greater Boston Stage Company, Water Tower Theater in Dallas, Premiere Stages in NJ and San Diego Rep.
Rohina is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America