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American Rookie

From 2 member  reviews
Members say: Profound, Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

About the show

Part coming-of-age tale, part social commentary, and part comedy, this new solo performance grapples with what it means to be an immigrant at a time when the country can't stop talking about it.  More…

From the show

Inspired by Bramhandkar's experiences in America after moving from Mumbai to rural Upstate New York, American Rookie brings to life the joy, humor, and pain of the assimilation process — from mimicking 80's fashion and studying Judy Blume books to constructing a new American persona altogether.


Member Reviews (2)

MEMBERS SAY:

Profound, Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent
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Profound, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to learn more about the life of an immigrant and the challenges immigrants face in the US today.

Don't see it if You don't like one-person monologues.

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Funny

See it if The story telling is so endearing. It’s a powerful way of sharing personal experiences of others’ biases, without the absence of life beyond

Don't see it if You are in denial that people say ridiculous things to people of color. Or better yet, DO.


January 20th, 2020
"'American Rookie' offers a look at assimilation into American society"
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