Disgraced (Modern Plays) by Ayad Akhtar

By Ayad Akhtar

Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 2013.

New York. this present day. company legal professional Amir Kapoor is excited, in love, and approximately to land the most important occupation promoting of his life.

But underneath the veneer, luck has come at a value. while Amir and his artist spouse, Emily, host an intimate ceremonial dinner at their top East facet house, what starts off out as a pleasant dialog quickly escalates into whatever way more harmful.

After taking US audiences by means of typhoon in a offered out run in big apple, Disgraced transferred to the Bush Theatre in London in 2013.

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