Rohina Malik performs her critically acclaimed one-woman show portraying five Muslim women living in a post-9/11 world. Over tea, these women reveal what it means to wear the veil through their stories of racism, hate crimes, love, Islam, culture, language and life.
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Rohina Malik is a Chicago-based playwright, actress and solo performance artist. She was born and raised in London, England, of South Asian heritage. Rohina is a resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists, an artistic associate at the 16th Street Theater, and she was one of the four writers in the inaugural group of The Goodman Theater’s Playwrights Unit.
Her one woman play UNVEILED had its World Premiere in May 2009 at the 16th Street Theater, directed by Ann Filmer, where it received critical acclaim, and the entire run and extension was sold out. Her plays Yasmina’s Necklace and The Mecca Tales (a Goodman commission) were both developed and had staged readings at The Goodman Theater.