by Ram Kalyan 'Kelly' on Sunday 7th May 2017 at 9:34am
MISS MEENA & THE MASALA QUEENS
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Rifco and Watford Palace Theatre in association with Warwick Arts Centre and supported by Unity 101 Community Radio present a new play about British Asian drag queens - Miss Meena & the Masala Queens.
The play has been in consultation with the British Asian LGBTQ community and will uncover the untold stories of men who choose a female persona. The story follows Miss Meena, a once famous drag queen whose career has washed up and he's struggling to keep his nightclub open. Behind the sparkling costumes and big Bollywood style lip-sync dance numbers Miss Meena & the Masala Queens will reveal a very human story about the meaning of family.
The cast includes Raj Ghatak as Miss Meena, Ali Ariaie as Kabir and Ranjeet, Harvey Dhadda as Preetho, Nicholas Prasad as Shaan, Jamie Zubairi as Munni and following Laila The Musical, Vedi Roy returns to the Rifco stage as Pinky.
The play is written by Harvey Virdi, directed by Pravesh Kumar, design is by Libby Watson, lighting design is by Mark Dymock, composer, sound and video designer is Niraj Chag and movement director and drag stylist is Andy Kumar who is better known as VJ Andy.
Miss Meena & the Masala Queens opens at Nuffield Southampton Theatre from Tuesday 6th June to Sat 10th June