Bent, Eliza. "Houston: Keeping the Faith." American Theatre. 2007. HighBeam Research. (December 19, 2014). http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-160805306.html
Bent, Eliza. "Houston: Keeping the Faith." American Theatre. Theatre Communications Group. 2007. Retrieved December 19, 2014 from HighBeam Research: http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-160805306.html
ONE CRITIC DESCRIBED THE CHARACTERS IN BAPSI SIDHWA'S book An American Brat as "painted so vividly you can almost hear them bickering." This month, at Stages Repertory Theatre in Houston, that's exactly what will happen, as the Pakistani-born, Houston-based writer's characters come noisily to life. Sidhwa turned the book into a play years ago--it was performed twice in England under the title Sock 'Em with Honey--though she admits her first attempt at adaptation was a bit botched. "I had 25 characters and 130 pages," she says with a laugh. Since then she has made some serious revisions.
This time around Sidhwa has streamlined plot and characters, but the crux of the story remains the same. …
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