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Aasif Mandvi Disgraced

Theater: Disgraced Tries to Provoke But Only Puzzles

Michael Giltz | Posted 04.17.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

t's when the playwright tries to push our buttons too readily that the show goes off the rails. It's easy to disguise a person's prejudice with social niceties and then reveal with coded words and increasingly brutal language the prejudice that simmers underneath.

From 'Daily Show' Comic To Serious Actor

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 10.23.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- It's an oft-used device in theater: The doomed dinner party, a gathering that starts out politely, with house gifts of wine or pastries an...

'Daily Show' Correspondent Goes Back To His Roots

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.26.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Aasif Mandvi, a regular correspondent for "The Daily Show," is going back to the stage. The comedian and actor will star in "Disgraced," ...