MISCONCEPTIONS A WORLD PREMIERE! Abortion, for many women, is more than an experience of suffering beyond anything most men will ever know; it is an act of mercy, and an act of self-defense. Alice Walker
Roe v Wade was a heavy-handed judicial intervention… difficult to justify and appears to have provoked, not resolved, conflict. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Misconceptions: A play large enough to contain them both.
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! May 13 – June 3, 2023 122CC Theater, NYC
Written by the Emmy-nominated playwright Steve Wangh (The Laramie Project) and directed by Jessica Burr with Blessed Unrest’s award-winning imagination, humor, and artistic risk-taking, Misconceptions illuminates the personal stories which underlie the political posturing of post-Roe America.
Malini is a native New Yorker who has been involved in the arts for her entire life. She's served the theatre in many aspects of which she's very proud – actress, director, producer, stage manager, costume designer, prop designer, theatre reviewer, publicist and most recently writer/monologist. She received her BA in Theatre Arts and English Literature from Baruch College and her MFA in Directing from the Actors Studio Drama School. In 2003, Malini and her husband, Ian, created Black Henna Productions with a handful of innovative artists. Every member of the company collaborates on every piece, either writing, acting, directing, designing, or filling any other role that fit their own personal skills with a commitment to bring new, exciting, and challenging theatre to the world. She is an associate member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women. Malini received the Woman of Distinction Award for her contribution to Media, Arts and Culture from the City of New York in 2008. She is also a Person of Godspell which ran at Circle in the Square on Broadway from 2011-2012.
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