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Mohua is a classic romantic tragedy from Bengal Ballads Mymensingh Geetika that has been orally told for more than 300 years. The play revolves around Mohua, a beautiful gypsy girl, and the charming, handsome Noder Chand. Mohua’s father, Humra Baidda, is the ferocious leader of the gypsy tribe of street performers and entertainers. Mohua is the star performer. Noder Chand is mesmerized by Mohua’s talent and beauty. Mohua is initially unaffected by his attentions, but slowly starts falling in love with him. Humra has trained Mohua to be his heir and sees the blossoming romance as a threat that must be eliminated to preserve the future of the clan. To add to the drama a conniving and lecherous merchant, Sadhu also eyes Mohua and wants Noder Chand dead.

Mohua is a classic romantic tragedy from Bengal Ballads Mymensingh Geetika that has been orally told for more than 300 years. The play revolves around Mohua, a beautiful gypsy girl, and the charming, handsome Noder Chand. Mohua’s father, Humra Baidda, is the ferocious leader of the gypsy tribe of street performers and entertainers. Mohua is the star performer. Noder Chand is mesmerized by Mohua’s talent and beauty. Mohua is initially unaffected by his attentions, but slowly starts falling in love with him. Humra has trained Mohua to be his heir and sees the blossoming romance as a threat that must be eliminated to preserve the future of the clan. To add to the drama a conniving and lecherous merchant, Sadhu also eyes Mohua and wants Noder Chand dead.

Mohua is a classic romantic tragedy from Bengal Ballads Mymensingh Geetika that has been orally told for more than 300 years. The play revolves around Mohua, a beautiful gypsy girl, and the charming, handsome Noder Chand. Mohua’s father, Humra Baidda, is the ferocious leader of the gypsy tribe of street performers and entertainers. Mohua is the star performer. Noder Chand is mesmerized by Mohua’s talent and beauty. Mohua is initially unaffected by his attentions, but slowly starts falling in love with him. Humra has trained Mohua to be his heir and sees the blossoming romance as a threat that must be eliminated to preserve the future of the clan. To add to the drama a conniving and lecherous merchant, Sadhu also eyes Mohua and wants Noder Chand dead.

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South Dallas Cultural Center
3400 S. Fitzhugh Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201
http://dfwplay.org/

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$20
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