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"I dare you to see it and not root for her"
"The wondrously talented Priyanka Shetty"
"Hilarious, intimate, and honest"
"A fireball of energy and creativity"
"She's a performer to watch!"
"Shetty is formidable in this one-woman show"
"Exceptionally Timely"
"Fucking fantastic!"
The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

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"One-Woman Wonder" Priyanka Shetty's The Elephant in the Room is a witty, dark comedy about just your typical Indian metalhead and software-engineer-turned-actor who must navigate life as an immigrant arriving in Trump's America. When Priyanka makes the bold move to defy her family by quitting her IT job and moving to the US to pursue an acting career, things don't quite turn out how she imagined. Watch Priyanka's real life story unfold as she transitions from her deeply embedded roots in India to find context and common ground in America. Gear up for a funny, tumultuous ride through immiscible cultures, unforgettable love, irreparable loss, and the desperation of not belonging anywhere.  

Standing room only at The Kennedy Center. Sold-out run at NYC’s 59E59 Theaters.

“Colourful, rebellious, thoughtful.” – The Scotsman

“She’s a performer to watch!” – MD Theatre Guide

“It’s you who won’t forget The Elephant in the Room.” – Thinking Theater NYC