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HONOUR: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan

Dipti Mehta (New York) | Presented with Diwali in BC

Oct 20 – Nov 4, 2017 | Best prices: Oct 20 to 22!

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HONOUR: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan is a testament to the humanity and lives of sex workers; a mother’s plea for her daughter’s life and her honour; a story of the struggles of an unlikely family. See Mumbai’s red light district — the eunuch, priest, pimp, mother and daughter who call it home — come to life through the versatile and award-winning performance of Dipti Mehta. When Rani, who was born and brought up in the Mumbai Brothel, falls in love she stirs up the ire of the community. What does her future hold? Will she escape her fate?

The draw: “Memoirs of a Geisha” meets “Slumdog Millionaire”


“★★★★★ Beautiful and devastating” — Time Out New York

“Masterful” — India.com

“Dipti is an amazing performer and a rising star in the world of Indian diaspora and Bollywood” — Rohit Chokhani, Artistic Director of Diwali in BC

“Deeply moving and truthful characterization of a subject that can rip the heart out of a human being” — Stuart Perrin, author of Little Sisters

“Honour’s rendition of the many perspectives on the sex trade and the women in it was both concise and engrossing” — Ninotchka Rosca, author, journalist and human rights activist, AF3IRM NY Chapter

“Dipti is a one-woman force, actively speaking to the deep implications of the sex trade across multiple relationships, generations and nations” — Carey Lovelace, Artistic Director of “Loose Change Productions”

Oct 20, 8PM: Opening Night
Oct 21, 24 – 28, 31, 8PM
Oct 22, 2PM
Oct 29, 7PM
Nov 1 – 4, 8PM

Running Time:
70 minutes

Written and performed by: Dipti Mehta
Directed by: Mark Cirnigliaro
Touring Agent / Producer: Rohit Chokhani


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