Me, My Mom & Sharmila

“I learned that I am not alone in this wild cultural world.” – Devina Dhawan, Senior, UIC

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BioMe My Mom And Sharmila:

Dynamic writer-performer Fawzia Mirza chronicles her struggle to connect with her mother as she grapples with an emerging identity as a South Asian Queer actress and activist. Voiced with humor and deep insight, Fawzia’s journey of self-discovery carries her all the way from childhood as a Pakistani Muslim in small-town Canada to living out as an actress in the heart of Chicago.

Told through the lens of two women’s shared love for glamorous Bollywood film star Sharmila Tagore, this is a profound and exciting new play about family, identity and the space in between.

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