BUMBUG: Dance Party Edition!

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LAUGHistan presents BUMBUG – Dance Party Edition! is a special ONE NIGHT ONLY presentation, of a new Rock Opera by Samrat Chakrabarti and Sanjiv Jhaveri, is an electrifying musical reinvention of “A Christmas Carol” told through the looking glass of NYC Immigrants and Hyphenated America. Like so many immigrants, disillusioned Deli-owner Scroogewala left his motherland years ago to pursue the American dream. Amidst his battle with holiday merriment, Scroogewala is visited by a motley crew of misfits who remind him that love, loss and laughter are all a part of that dream he’d almost given up on.



Ranjit Arapurakal, Kiarri D. Andrews, Lipica Shah, Meetu Chilana, Debargo Sanyal, Pallavi Savitala


Samrat Chakrabarti, Konrad Payne, Shiv Puri


Break Beach


Entire Ticket Amount of $10 will be donated to helping the South Asian American – Immigrant Experience! 100% of all proceeds will fund two leading South Asian American organizations:

Chhaya: By focusing on core areas of housing and economic development—the basic necessities essential to one’s stability—Chhaya is able to impact a range of social outcomes, including education, employment, civic participation, community pride, and mental health and well-being.

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DRUM: Founded in 2000, DRUM has mobilized and built the leadership of thousands of low-income, South Asian immigrants to lead social and policy change that impacts their own lives- from immigrant rights to education reform, civil rights, and worker’s justice.

Join us for a night to remember, while supporting the spirit of helping the American – Immigrant Experience!