Oct. 13, 2019

243: A Brimful of Asha (Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne Australia) (review)

243: A Brimful of Asha (Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Theatre First Episode 243A Brimful of Asha (Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne Australia)In this ring it’s son versus mum. We don’t like his odds.Ravi’s parents rolled with the punches when they learned he wanted to be—gasp!—an entertainer.  But unmarried...


Theatre First Episode 243A Brimful of Asha (Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne Australia)In this ring it’s son versus mum. We don’t like his odds.Ravi’s parents rolled with the punches when they learned he wanted to be—gasp!—an entertainer.  But unmarried at 27?  This will not stand. Canadian actor, writer and director Ravi Jain’s A Brimful of Asha is the hilarious true story of a man whose Indian-born parents want only the best for him, whatever his thoughts on the matter. Derailing his work, arranging prospective brides and exposing their son to unending bouts of humiliation are all just part of their job description.  What’s worse: even Ravi’s spotlight isn’t safe from his mother Asha’s meddling. Aided by copious tea and samosas, mother and son take to the stage to spar over the supposed failure that is his life, delivering their respective takes on marriage and freedom, tradition and modernity. Stuffed full of humour and insight, this is the kind of battle only a deep love and affection can afford, and while Asha might not be the trained performer her son is, she’s a force of nature that will not be denied.For more information visit https://malthousetheatre.com.au/whats-on/a-brimful-of-asha Theatre First RSS feed:   https://feeds.megaphone.fm/ivetheatrereviews  Subscribe, rate and review Theatre First at all good podcatcher apps, including Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes), Stitcher, Pocket Casts, CastBox.FM, Podbean, ACast etc.If you're enjoying Theatre First podcast, please share and tell your friends. Your support would be appreciated...thank you.#theatre #stage #reviews #melbourne #australia Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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