A Nice Indian Boy


By Madhuri Shekar
Directed by Anna C. Bahow
Presented at Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln Ave Chicago IL 60614
February 12 – March 8, 2015 

 There’s an elephant in the room                          
(and it’s not the Hindu God Ganesha).

Naveen is finally bringing someone home to meet his parents. 
It’s just not who his parents expect.

A comic take on love, marriage, gender, and ethnicity.

“Rasaka is proud to be a part of the Resident Theater Program and of Victory Gardens’ diverse and inspiring artistic community,” Rasaka’s Producing Artistic Director Kamal Hans said. “We are excited about producing A Nice Indian Boy, an emotional piece that tackles the tough matters of gender, identity, love and marriage, with a humor and honesty that audiences will appreciate.”

​”A Nice Indian Boy is a romantic comedy with familiar tropes — that are anything but familiar when immigrant assimilation collides with the adoption of a foreign heritage,” Director Anna Bahow said. “The play challenges our traditional concepts of

ethnicity and marriage. Shekar has such respect for her characters and the humor is generous to all.”


Alka Nayyar*
Kaiser Ahmed
Kamal Hans*
Riley McIlveen
Suzan Faycurry
Adithi Chandrashekar (U/S)
Anand Bhatt (U/S)
Don Baiocchi (U/S)
Priya Mohanty (U/S)
Manish Shah (U/S)

*Actor’s Equity Association