Bombay Black at the Firehall Arts Centre: Win Tickets

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Firehall Arts Centre is pleased to present Anosh Irani’s Bombay Black, from Wednesday, December 5 to Saturday, December 15, 2018.

Bombay Black by Anosh Irani

Named one of the top shows on Vancouver stages in 2017 by The Georgia Straight, Bombay Black is a searing play set in the bitter reality of present-day India. The iron-willed Padma (Jessie Award nominee Nimet Kanji) takes money from men who watch her daughter, Apsara (rising star Arshdeep Purba), perform an exotic dance. When a mysterious blind man named Kamal (Jessie Award nominee Munish Sharma) arrives for an appointment, his secret threatens to change each of their lives forever.

Bombay Black at the Firehall Arts Centre

When: December 5-15, 2018
Where: Firehall Arts Centre (280 E. Cordova, Vancouver)
Tickets: From $20 online or call (604) 689-0926

Directed by Mumbai-born, multiple award-winning Indo-Canadian producer Rohit Chokhani, Bombay Black features a remarkable poetic text, bold theatrical imagery and a gritty twist. Chokhani’s reimagination of Irani’s work marks the first time this play is presented from the perspective of a blind man. An earlier version of this production, which was Chokhani’s directorial debut at the 2017 Vancouver Fringe Festival, enjoyed a sold-out run and received the Pick of the Fringe Award.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to give away to opening night on December 6, 2018 at 8:00pm. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

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Update The winner is Jeff!

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8 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. IanSaturday, December 1st, 2018 — 4:50pm PST

    This looks like an intriguing plot.

  2. Shelley ButcherSunday, December 2nd, 2018 — 1:19am PST

    Sounds like an interesting play.

  3. Jason BMonday, December 3rd, 2018 — 12:35am PST

    Seems interesting.

  4. Cheuk LauMonday, December 3rd, 2018 — 12:00pm PST

    nice way to spend an evening

  5. Season LauMonday, December 3rd, 2018 — 12:01pm PST

    nice prize

  6. Kim CMonday, December 3rd, 2018 — 5:41pm PST

    Sounds like an interesting play

  7. Jeff GriersonMonday, December 3rd, 2018 — 7:23pm PST

    This show looks great!

  8. karenTuesday, December 11th, 2018 — 12:40pm PST

    i love that

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