Arts Picks: Displaced Hindu Gods
Playwright Aditi Brennan Kapil’s new trilogy of plays is based on three Hindu deities: Brahma (creator), Vishnu (sustainer), and Shiva (destroyer). But hers is not exactly a traditional spiritual treatment. “There’s some intense entertainment going on here,” says Kapil. In Brahman/i, a South Asian intersex person performs a stand-up comedy routine that goes off the rails. The Chronicles of Kalki is a “gritty, badass” comic-book-style girl-gang thriller about surviving high school. And Shiva is a sci-fi fantasy.
Oct. 5–27, Mixed Blood Theatre, 1501 S. 4th St., Mpls., 612-338-6131, mixedblood.com