Written By
Jacob Rajan
Jacob Rajan & Adam Ogle

About the

Directed by Justin Lewis
Take a look behind the counter of the corner dairy and discover a love story as wondrous as the Taj Mahal.

Jacob Rajan is utterly captivating as he juggles multiple characters in a career-defining performance that shows why he’s won numerous best actor awards.

Laughter, live music and exquisite masks make this a magical evening like no other.

Winner of the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe First Award and two Production of the Year Awards in New Zealand, this iconic play has won the hearts of generations of people throughout the world.

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A piece of absolute enchantment

The Scotsman

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Comic genius

Melbourne Age

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A ground-breaking work: it changes the way you see the world.

The Listener

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Our Cast
And Crew

Headshot of Helen Todd
Helen Todd
Lighting Design
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Conrad Wedde


Collage of actor Jacob Rajan as characters Gobi holding flowers, Shan Jahan and Mumtaz

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Actor Jacob Rajan sits as Emperor Shah Jahan wearing a blue half face mask in front of colourful background

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Actor Jacob Rajan as Zina with a half face mask looking over a toy baby in a cradle

An Enduring, Honest and Mesmerising Milestone in New Zealand Theatre

After 25 years I haven’t forgotten about the mask…

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