Mon, 05 March, 2018 — Sat, 10 March, 2018
Directed by Maryam Hamidi
Cast: Mandy Bhari, Paul Chaal and Taqi Nazeer
You are cordially invited to the wedding of the year!
Request the honour of your presence at their marriage.
The dhol is beating.
The guests are seated.
The banquet is being served.
Are the happy couple as happy as they seem…
Join them as they reflect and retell their awkward journey from their first introduction to their solemnisation.
RSVP to RISHTA: a comedy about love, family and the people we choose (or don’t choose) to marry.
Rishta is Taqi Nazeer’s playwriting debut as part of the National Theatre of Scotland’s Breakthrough Writers programme.
Taqi trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. His previous acting credits include ‘Beautiful Burnout’; a joint stage production between the National Theatre of Scotland and Frantic Assembly, ‘Heer Ranjha’ by Ankur Productions, ‘Domestic Crusaders’ by Tara Arts, ‘Stowaway’ by Analogue Theatre, ‘Deranged Marriage’ by Rifco Arts, BBC1’s ‘The Replacement’, and ‘The Assessment’, written by journalist and theatre critic Robert Dawson Scott.