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Kasturba vs Gandhi

Opening Date: Jun 13, 2024

Closing Date: Jun 30, 2024

Running Time: 01:30

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Playing @

Theater for the New City

155 First Ave New York, NY 10003

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Within the intricate tapestry of global history, Kasturba Gandhi emerges as a beacon of resilience and defiance against societal norms. Often depicted in the shadow of her husband, Mahatma Gandhi, Kasturba’s journey speaks to women worldwide who have challenged conventions and fought for their rights.

Kasturba’s narrative transcends cultural boundaries, resonating with women everywhere who have navigated the complexities of patriarchal expectations. From her humble beginnings in Gujarat, India, to her pivotal role in shaping the concept of ‘Satyagraha,’ Kasturba embodies the universal struggle for equality and justice.

As the story unfolds, Kasturba’s relationship with Mahatma Gandhi is portrayed with nuance and complexity. While deeply respectful of his ideals, she grapples with the challenges of reconciling his ideology with her own convictions. Their dynamic reflects the intricate dance of partnership amidst differing worldviews, highlighting the complexities of love, commitment and individuality within marriage.

Through Kasturba’s journey, women from diverse backgrounds find inspiration to reclaim their voices and assert their agency in a world shaped by male-dominated paradigms. Her courage, resilience and unwavering commitment to her beliefs serve as a rallying cry for women across generations to stand firm in the face of adversity.

In honoring Kasturba’s legacy, her narrative becomes a testament to the enduring power of women’s voices in shaping history. Her story resonates as a reminder that, regardless of cultural or geographical divides, women have always been at the forefront of movements for change, challenging norms and reshaping the world for the better.
Show Notes

Show Notes: No intermission

Performance Schedule:



Rupaalii Sonwani

Written by

Nishi Chawla

TDF Tickets Offers:

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Full-price tickets



Box Office

Counter 43".


SVI Permit.

Curb Ramps

All corners.

Passenger Loading Zone


Directions Bus



Unisex: Lobby. Lightweight door 33". Stall 66" x 68". Commode 19". Grab bars.

Directions Subway

6 to Astor Place or
L to 1st Ave or
R, W to 8th St .


Four Theatres: Three on lobby-level (one seating 240, two seating 99 each), one in basement (seats 65). No fixed seating in any of the theaters.


Elevator: For access to basement theater. Lift for one person using wheelchair and one ambulatory person. Operated with key by house manager.


Lobby. Coin slot 61". Cord 29".


Ground level. Double doors in series (each 36"). Easy to operate with adequate maneuvering space.

Visual Assistance


Water Fountain


Assisted Listening System


Wheelchair Info

No fixed seating in any of the theaters.

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Subway Icon

By Subway:

6 to Astor Place or
L to 1st Ave or
R, W to 8th St .

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