Playwright Ayad Akhtar tells the story of a successful Muslim-American lawyer and his wife – an artist influenced by Islamic imagery – enjoying their comfortable and successful life on New York’s Upper East Side. When a co-worker and her husband come to dinner, what begins as polite table conversation explodes, leaving everyone’s relationships and beliefs about race and identity in shards. Starring Josh Radnor, Gretchen Mol, Karen Pittman, and Hari Dhillon.
Disgraced premiered in January 2012 at Chicago’s American Theatre Company. It was staged Off Broadway as part of Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT3 initiative. A London premiere took place in 2013.