An emotionally charged comedy
13 characters.. 1 hour.. 1 actress


200 Shows in 36 States

First Comedic Solo Play starring a South Asian Female

St. Luke’s Theatre NYC 2014



Proclaimed "A Theatrical Force" by the Orlando Weekly for her uncanny embodiment of 13 characters, Qurrat Ann Kadwani searches for identity in her autobiographical one-woman show. THEY CALL ME Q is the story of a girl from Bombay growing up in the Boogie Down Bronx who gracefully seeks balance between cultural pressure and acceptance into the American culture. Along the journey, Qurrat Ann Kadwani transforms into 13 characters that have shaped her life including her Indian parents, Caucasian teachers, Puerto Rican classmates, Indian and African-American friends.  Broadway World DC states Ms. Kadwani has "an undeniable talent for accents and gives the audience a theatrical experience that it will remember far after the show."  Laden with heart and abundant humor, a coming of age tale that the Montreal Gazette says is "witty, polished, inspiring," THEY CALL ME Q gives voice to all the universal struggles for identity and self-understanding that are experienced by immigrants of all nationalities.

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Qurrat Ann Kadwani, star the They Call Me Q Show, is an actress, producer, MC, TV Host and philanthropist. She is the founding Artistic Director of eyeBLINK ( and the head of the Theatre department. She is a graduate of The Bronx High School of Science and a theater graduate of SUNY Geneseo with a double scholarship recipient for her directing and acting contributions. Ms. Kadwani teaches private classes in Solo Play Creation, Monologue Writing and Performance, Monologue Prep, Audition Prep and Acting Business Plan. She has hosted Desi Jams and 100% Desi on Namaste America. TV appearances also include Law and Order SVU,  What Would You Do, The Sinner, Falling Water and more. 

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