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A Wife’s Letter: A Stage Adaptation of Tagore’s Short Story About Child Brides Features Degendered Roles

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A stage adaption of Tagore’s short story, AWife’s Letter, was the inaugural event of the Global Flashpoints: Transnational Performance and Politics, a conference organized by the UCLA Center for Performance Studies and UCLA Center for the Study of Women. Before the performance, Anurima Banerji provided abrief introduction to the performance, which was directed by Neelam Man Singh Chowdhry, are nowned figure in contemporary Indian drama, and performed by Gick Grewal and Vansh Bhardwaj. As the full-length version of A Wife’s Letter involves a larger cast as well as live musiciansand other elements, the performance presented excerpts from the play.

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