Regular Price: $50
Goldstar Price: $42.50
Renowned Portland dancer and choreographer Jayanthi Raman brings a team of international dancers and musicians to the Newmark Theatre for an evening of musical dance theater. Professional dancers from Delhi, Chennai and the United States will present Indian dance forms Bharatha Natyam and the martial arts-based dance form Chhau, as well as an elegant contemporary dance piece in Duality. The show's original music was composed by young mandolin maestro U. Rajesh, vocals by Bollywood singer Hariharan and world-class percussionists Selvaganesh and S.V. Ramani. The story line, penned by local author Lalitha Ram, is about young maiden Padmini who moves from her South India hometown of Kanyakumari to Portland, Oregon, and the challenges and triumphs she faces as an immigrant in the U.S.