Emerson Theater Collaborative & Sedona Arts Academy current ‘Soiled Paki Lingerie’

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The actor / writer Aizzah Fatima works in theater, film and television.

Emerson Theater Collaborative and Sedona Arts Academy present “Dirty Paki Lingerie”.

Written and performed by Aizzah Fatima, who plays various characters who, as Muslim women, grapple with the intersection of tradition and modernity.

Sex, religion, and politics collide as six Pakistani-American Muslim women air their filthy lingerie.

After sold out shows in NYC, Toronto, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Great Britain, Italy and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Dirty Paki Lingerie is coming to Sedona, Arizona. The show is directed by Erica Gould

This show runs April 16-17 in conjunction with the Sedona Arts Academy’s Scarlet Scroll Art Show, which runs through April 17.

On Wednesday April 14th from 4pm to 6.30pm there will be an open day to celebrate Islamic culture. Appetizers are provided by Chef Judy Callaghan Morgan from Flavors. There will be four live performances. Wednesday, April 14th at 7pm, Friday, April 16th at 7pm and Saturday, April 17th at 3pm and 7pm

In-house pre-sale tickets are available from – bit.ly/eb-dirty-paki-lingerie and cost $ 25. Tickets at the door are $ 35.

A discussion will take place after the performances on April 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. This piece will be streamed daily from On The Stage from April 16-30, 2021. Tickets are available from – http://bit.ly/dpl-on-demand for $ 25.

Aizzah Fatima (actor / writer) works in theater, film and television. For Dirty Paki Lingerie she was nominated for an Outstanding Solo Performance Award (NYIT 2014) and for a Broadway World Award for best play and a Manchester Theater Award (UK) for best production in 2016.

Her second solo game, Google, It’s Complicated, had workshops and readings at The Lark and Pan Asian Rep in NYC. Select theater credits from: Acquittal (Pan-Asian Representative), The Motherline Project (Abingdon Theater Company), My Day on Facebook (HERE Arts), Romeo & Juliet (Access Theater), Half Hearted (Cherry Lane Theater), # serials @ theflea ( The Flea Theater), piece by piece Rendezvous (Stageworks Hudson), Circumcaedere (LABrynth Ensemble), Seven (Martin E. Segal Theater Center, Hostos Cultural Arts Center).

TV Credits: High Maintenance (HBO), The Good Woman (CBS), The Code (CBS), Mr. Robot (USA Network). She has played in the Upright Citizen’s Brigade and in sketches for collegehumor.com.

Her short film Stuff, in which she starred with Annette O’Toole, won the prize for best comedy (Asians on Film). She is currently working with Emmy Award winning director Iman Zawahry on a feature film based on characters from Dirty Paki Lingerie. She is a recipient of the Doris Duke Foundation Scholarship for Islamic Art at the Brooklyn Children’s Theater. aizzahfatima.com

ETC and SAA follow COVID-19 guidelines, so participation is limited to 50 people. Social distancing and appropriate face masks are required.

Proceeds from this event will benefit future ETC appearances. This show is sponsored in part by Debbie Gallaway of Caldwell Banker Realty.

For more information, call (860) 705-9711 or visit the emersontheatercollaborative.org website.

All events are held at the Sedona Arts Academy in the Sedona Collective in Suite C-100 7000 SR 179 in Oak Creek Village.

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