Homeland Insecurity – Atlantic Fringe Festival
No time to rest as the superb shows keep on coming
Posted by Kate Watson on Thursday, September 8, 2011
There was great news on Day 7 for The Fringe—-with four days still left in the festival, the box office had surpassed last year’s total!
Kingdom and Fatherland: Homeland Insecurity, the autobiographical show by Pakistani-Norwegian Muslim comedienne (There’s a mouthful for you!) Shabana Rehman, certainly packed them in at The Bus Stop. Rehman is and gutsy, likeable performer whose powerful story of triumphing over sexism, racism and abuse deserves to be heard. The show seems to be a bit of a work in progress, starting off strong but flagging a little in the middle. Still, it’s not every day that you’ll see a performance that can make you laugh, cry and seethe with righteous indignation. Go hear this woman roar!