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05 - Mar
Category: Arts & Theater
Where:San Diego Repertory Theatre - Lyceum, 79 Broadway Circle, San Diego, California, United States, 92101
Written by Madhuri Shekar
Directed by Sam Woodhouse & Arpita Mukherjee
Showing:  March 5 - March 29, 2020
Where:  Lyceum Space

Set in the 17th century, in a place like Delhi, India, House of Joy spins the tale of Hamida, one of the elite female bodyguards in the Emperor’s Imperial Harem. When faced with an impossible ethical quandary, Hamida goes against everything she believes and risks her life to help abused Queen Mariyam escape the heavily guarded harem. Inspired by the epic legends of Indian history, Shekar has crafted a swashbuckling action-adventure romance centering on strong women who battle each other as well as a world threatening to enter their sacred space. This wildly entertaining story of palace intrigue and betrayal features sword fights, narrow escapes and sparks of revolution that culminates in a breathtaking conclusion!     

“If there is a paradise on earth…it is this…Welcome to the House of Joy” – House of Joy

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