Arts Picks: Displaced Hindu Gods

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).

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

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