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Jaclyn Backhaus' new play opened October 23 in a production from Manhattan Theatre Club, directed by Will Davis.
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Manhattan Theatre Club celebrated the official opening of Jaclyn Backhaus' Horton Foote Prize-winning new play India Pale Ale October 23.

Directed and choreographed by Will Davis, the world premiere is playing Off-Broadway in MTC's New York City Center – Stage I. Set amid a flurry of wedding celebrations, the story follows the clashing ideals of different generations within a family and a tight-knit Punjabi community in Wisconsin.

India Pale Ale stars Purva Bedi (Dance Nation), Angel Desai (An Ordinary Muslim), Sophia Mahmud (The Blacklist), Nate Miller (Ripcord), Shazi Raja (High Maintenance), Nik Sadhnani (The Invisible Hand), Lipica Shah (Bunty Berman Presents… ), Sathya Sridharan (An Ordinary Muslim), and Alok Tewari (The Band’s Visit).

Read reviews for the MTC production below. Check back for updates.

The Daily Beast (Tim Teeman)

The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)

New York Magazine (Sara Holdren)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

Jaclyn Backhaus' India Pale Ale Premieres at Manhattan Theatre Club

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