A Bollywood Princess & The Pauper


Set in long ago India, a corrupt Wazir plots to steal the throne from the Sultan’s heirs. A spoiled Princess Razia forces a shy dressmaker’s daughter, Zainab, to exchange places with her. Razia gradually discovers how unfairly the people are treated and resolves to become a just leader. Can she expose the Wazir’s villainy before he is crowned? In a madcap finale, Razia, Zainab and the people of Delhi rise to crash the coronation. Best for ages 5, up. Plays Feb. 10 to March 18, at Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda, MD. imaginationstage.org.