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WAH WAH GIRLS
DATES: 6th Sept 12 - 29th Sept 12
EAST LONDON MEETS Bollywood IN A SPARKLING NEW MUSICAL!
Don’t miss this feel-good Bollywood musical in its
authentic setting as it comes to Theatre Royal Stratford East!
Wah! Wah! Girls is a passionate and playful story complete with love, villains, and lots of laughs. Set in Stratford in 2012, these unstoppable girls uncover deep secrets and create unexpected dreams.
Inspired by the Mujra dancers, who for generations have entertained the rich and powerful with a spellbinding mix of dance and song, Wah! Wah! Girls is performed to classic Bollywood tracks and new music.
Written by acclaimed playwright Tanika Gupta (Gladiator Games at Theatre Royal Stratford East) with new music by Niraj Chag (Baiju Bawra at Theatre Royal Stratford East) and directed by multi-award-winning director Emma Rice (The Red Shoes, Brief Encounter).
This extraordinary team of talents also includes Bollywood choreographer Javed Sanadi, Kathak choreographer Gauri Sharma Tripathi, set and costume designer Keith Khan, lighting designer Malcolm Rippeth and sound designer Simon Baker.
The run at Theatre Royal Stratford East is part of the London 2012 Festival, a 12-week nationwide festival in celebration of the Games. Wah! Wah! Girls is part of World Stages London, a celebration of London’s diversity through a series of exceptional shows created by leading UK and inter national artists. www.worldstages.com
All evening shows at 7.30pm
Sat matinees at 2.30pm
Sun matinees 16 Sept at 1pm & 23 Sept at 3pm
Audio & signed Sat 29 Sept 2.30pm
Captioned Sat 22 Sept 2.30pm
Theatre Royal Stratford East is a cultural flagship of East London. Our aim is to deliver exciting and diverse work which reflects the experiences of the local community, while discovering and developing new talent and new audiences.
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