Presented by UNCOMMON;YOUSYNOPSIS: Sharum
is a documentary theatre piece that follows a Muslim family based in Queens, New York. The story follows the wedding of the oldest daughter, Mariam. Throughout the events of the wedding, all 4 of the siblings are forced to confront the reality of their identities, battling the stigmas around mental health, arranged marriages, drug addiction, and queerness. In the midst of this ceremony, these secrets get exposed to each other and the community around them. Sharum
recalls true events in these scenarios that capture the responses of their parents, and the ways it permanently affects their family dynamic.
Directed by Ray Jordan Achan
Show Times: Thursday-Saturday @7:30pm, Sunday @3pm
Tickets from $52uncommonyoupresents.com