‘The Trial of Dara Shikoh’ to Be Staged on March 21-22


The Trial of Dara Shikoh, ” a play by Dr Akbar Ahmed, will be staged at the Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington DC, on March 21-22. 

The play has been sponsored by American University’s College of Arts and Sciences, The School of International Service and Global Performing Arts.

“Professor Akbar Ahmed’s brilliant new play ‘The trial of Dara Shikoh’ is not only a fascinating drama, but a most important, highly instructive study of the major forces within Islam that continue to reflect the fatal struggle between Dara Shikoh and Aurangzeb that grip our modern world and may help to decide our global future,” says Professor Stanley Wolpert, eminent historian and Professor of History at the University of California Los Angeles.

 Following the performance, a distinguished panel, including the Ambassador of Pakistan, will discuss the play. For tickets and information, please call 202 885 3634.




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