"Sharum" is a documentary theatre piece that follows a Muslim family based in Queens, New York. More…
The story follows the wedding of the oldest daughter, Mariam. Throughout the events of the wedding, all 4 of the siblings are forced to come face to face with the reality of their identities, battling the stigmas around mental health, arranged marriages, drug addiction, and queerness. In the midst of this ceremony, these secrets get exposed to each other and the community around them. "Sharum" recalls true events in these scenarios that capture the responses of their parents, and the ways it permanently affects their family dynamic.
See it if You don’t mind seeing a play that is spoken 80% in the Pakistan language, with some very bad actors, and others speaking so low.
Don't see it if You want to see a well acted, and well written play.
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