Symphony Space and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop present a celebration of journalist, playwright, and political activist Wajahat Ali’s funny, wise, and necessary memoir Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American. Emceed by Ali, this evening of storytelling, comedy, and music will probe the highs and lows of the American immigrant experience, featuring musician Zeshan B, author and former federal prosecutor Preet Bharara, acclaimed writers Cathy Park Hong (Minor Feelings) and Min Jin Lee (Pachinko), comedian Ismael Loutfi (Resolutions), and comedian and actress Aparna Nancherla (Corporate).
Special bonus: Tickets come with a copy of Go Back to Where You Came From. There are a limited number of companion tickets available, these tickets are $20 and do not include a book. To purchase a companion ticket, add a standard ticket and a companion ticket to your cart. The companion ticket will be discounted at checkout. Note that companion tickets are only available to purchase with a full-price ticket.
Produced in cooperation with the Asian American Writer's Workshop.
There will be pre-signed books for sale.
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
Expected Run Time is 90 minutes