Pan Asian Repertory presents this drama set in a Pakistani prison in the '80s, with four female inmates representing different injustices. More…
'Acquittal' was inspired by the playwright's own experience as a political prisoner. Shahid Nadeem is now the artistic director of Ashoka Theatre in Lahore, Pakistan, and is a celebrated playwright in his homeland.
See it if you want to feel, howsoever briefly, the pain of Pakistani women fighting for rights we take for granted.
Don't see it if the thought of women inmates describing torture is off-putting.
See it if If you are from the SubContinent, it will resonate. If you are interested in Pakistan political history, womens rights, expanding the mind
Don't see it if you dislike short plays that require you to focus. Are uninterested in small human dramas. Are looking for sweep, action, romance, catharsis