NEWS: Pink Sari Revolution @ Northern Stage | NARC. | Reliably Informed | Music and Creative Arts News for Newcastle and the North East

Narc. Magazine Online

Reliably informed

Fusing together drama, music and movement, Pink Sari Revolution is a true story based on the book by internationally renowned journalist Amana Fontanella-Khan and meetings with Sampat Pal, and this beguiling show comes to Northern Stage from Tuesday 31st October until Saturday 4th November.

Where violence against women can be traced back to Indian mythology, one woman has raised an army to say “no more”, in the ‘Badlands’ of Uttar Pradesh. Sampat Pal, the formidable and fearless leader of the Gulabi Gang, a movement of over 400,000 women fighting for their rights in a uniform of blazing pink saris. 

One day in  winder, she learns of Sheelu Nishad, a young girl imprisoned in the dead of night, and what follows is a change of events that set in motion a lesson in the real cost of making a stand.

Pink Sari Revolution is at Northern Stage, Newcastle from Tuesday 31st October until Saturday 4th November.

Like this story? Share it!