Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3, kicks off its new LCT3 Spotlight Series with SHABASH!, a summer spectacle of new music and comedy celebrating a range of exciting new work by artists of South Asian descent. Presented in collaboration with Hypokrit Theatre Company's Tamasha, and hosted by Danny Pudi (“Community”) and Parvesh Cheena (“Outsourced”), SHABASH! will play three performances only on August 2nd, 3rd, and 4th at the Claire Tow Theater.
SHABASH! will begin at 7pm with an exclusive rooftop happy hour at the Claire Tow Theater with DJ RuBot, followed at 8pm with a night of music and comedy, directed by Zi Alikhan with music direction by Annastasia Victory. This inaugural LCT3 Spotlight Series event will feature Nick Choksi (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812), Angel Desai (An Ordinary Muslim, Company), Meetu Chilana (Monsoon Wedding), Deepali Gupta (Pay No Attention to the Girl), Alingon Mitra (“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” “Adam Ruins Everything”), Kamala Sankaram (Thumbprint), Jahn Sood (The Disappearing Man), Kuhoo Verma (Monsoon Wedding), and songs from Monsoon Wedding (by Masi Asare, Vishal Bhardwaj, Susan Birkenhead and Mira Nair) and the band Bombay Rickey. Special guest for the August 2 performance: Zahra Ali.
DOORS OPEN AT 7PM: Happy Hour with DJ RuBot
SHOWTIME AT 8PM