• Brahman/i EXTENDED to May 4!

    Due to popular demand, About Face Theatre and Silk Road Rising’s hit Chicago premiere of Brahman/i: A One-Hijra Stand Up Comedy Show is extending through Sunday, May 4, 2014. Get your tickets now! Read More
  • Come On Down and get your WONKA BALL Tickets!

    Don't miss the biggest party of the year! Enjoy an evening of delectable edibles, an open bar, lots of chances to win fabulous prizes, dazzling performances, a tempting silent auction, dancing, and much more. We're dedicating Wonka Ball 2014 to the classic television game show. Or as we like to call it, The Gayme Show. Read More
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Scenes from Brahman/i: Gym Class and Auntie!


WARNING: Viewing of the scenes below are going to make you want to immediately experience the critically acclaimed Brahman/i. Luckily you can get your tickets online right now and see the show this weekend. Also, if you’re watching this at work (and we know you are!) you might want to warn your colleagues about the uproarious […]

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Announcing the 2014 Leppen Leadership Award Winners!


Each year at Wonka Ball, About Face Theatre designates two recipients for our Leppen Leadership Award. Named in honor of Michael Leppen, a friend and generous benefactor of our company, the honor is bestowed upon an individual and an organization that has demonstrated extraordinary support for LGBTQA youth. This year, we are pleased to announce […]

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OUT CHICAGO Interviews Brahman/i’s Fawzia Mirza

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OUT CHICAGO is LGBT Radio – two hours of news, culture and chit-chat for the gay community, hosted by the one-and-only (and AFT Artistic Associate) Scott Duff! Recently Scott sat down with Fawzia Mirza – star of Brahman/i - to talk about her performance, the character of Brahman/i, and much more.  Enjoy the interview then be […]

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“Pick A Winner and Let’s Go!”

Photograph by Anastasia Taylor-Lind/VII

“Is it a girl? Or a boy? Or a girl? Ok what is this, some sort of  American baby game? Are we playing 2 Questions?… It’s one or the other, pick a winner and let go!” -from Brahman/i: A One-Hijra Stand Up Comedy Show Auntie eagerly demanded an answer to this question on the day […]



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