Welcome to the fourth installment of the Quick Fact blog series! These posts are meant to give you a bite-size overview of performances you’ll find in the 2014 Festival season. Each post in the series will include the who, what, when, where, and why. We’ll even throw in some extras like images and videos to sweeten the deal. Enjoy!

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WHO

Directed by Ravi Jain
Written and performed by Ravi Jain and his mother, Asha

WHAT

A Brimful of Asha, Theatre Why Not

Acclaimed actor, director, and producer Ravi Jain creates theater with his real-life mother—this is a lighthearted yet poignant evening in which Ravi and his mother, Asha, deal with Indian marriage traditions that seem dated to Ravi.

ABrimfulofAsha1WHEN

May 29 at 8:00pm
May 30 at 8:00pm
May 31 at 2:00 & 8:00pm
June 1 at 7:30pm

WHERE

Emmett Robinson Theatre at College of Charleston

WHY

One of the most riveting elements a theater-goer can experience is great chemistry between actors on stage. How much better does it get than the chemistry between a son and his mother? A Brimful of Asha has been wildly successful for its daring strides towards exposing a personal story with an unprecedented level of authenticity—the real characters to whom these events happened. Come experience the hospitality, transparency, and humor of a family as they voice their differences.

See what audiences in Toronto had to say after seeing A Brimful of Asha at Tarragon Theatre:

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Tickets to A Brimful of Asha and all other Festival performances are available online at spoletousa.org, over the phone at 843.579.3100, or through your mobile device.