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Kultar’s Mime

Playwright: Sarbpeet Singh

Director: J. Mehr Kaur

May 14th 2017 6:30PM – 8:30 PM

Location: Trianon Theatre, 72 N 5th St, San Jose, CA 95112



Kultar’s Mime is a devised play that blends painting, poetry, theater and music to tell the stories of Sikh children who survived the 1984 Delhi massacre that was organized in the wake of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s assassination. A collective of young Jewish artists decides to commemorate a 1903 Pogrom that targeted Jews in the Russian town of Kishinev. During their journey, they learn about the 1984 massacre of the Sikhs in Delhi and in a powerful moment of embracing the pain of the ‘other’, they shift focus and decide to tell a story that the world has largely ignored. The play incorporates text from two poems : Kultar’s Mime by Sarbpreet Singh and In The City Of Slaughter by Haim Bialik.
The play, an unequivocal condemnation of sectarian violence and genocide, has evoked a powerful reaction from audiences all over the world that has affirmed the power of compassion to break the cycle of hatred that continues to plague humanity to this day




May 13, 2017 @ 8:00 AM
May 15, 2017 @ 5:00 PM


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Trianon Theatre
72 North 5th St
San Jose, 95112 United States
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