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    Shah Jahan - A play in English, Directed by Subrata Das

    Presented by SETU - Stage Ensemble Theater Unit at Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theater

    February 7 - February 9, 2014


    Shah Jahan - A play in English,  Directed by Subrata Das

    The play 'Shah Jahan' is about the world’s greatest love story and the worst treachery during the Mughal period in India.   Emperor Shah Jahan built Taj Mahal for his beloved wife Mumtaz and was imprisoned by his estranged son Aurangzeb.   The play dramatizes the attempt by the Emperors four sons, Dara, Suja, Aurangzeb and Murad to capture the Throne.  The frail emperor Shah Jahan, gradually losing control over his empire struggles with the opposing forces of his love for his sons and his duty as the Emperor to crush the rebels.   Will he succeed in his attempts?   The play includes three choreographed group dance sequences planned into the script to depict the arts and culture prevalent in 1600's.

    Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theater

    321 Arsenal Street
    Watertown, MA 02472

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    There will be a 15 min intermission with Indian snacks available for purchase.

    Phone: 5087407848


    The Arsenal on the Charles complex has a centrally located 6 floor parking garage that is completely free, as well as a large number of ground level parking spots around the campus.

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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