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"The Fairy Who Cried Gems filled my spirit and took me away in ways that I didn’t see coming. Lily is a magical storyteller who seamlessly weaves heartbreak and doubt into a triumphant collection of folktales which are inspired by the real experiences of Indian women who grew up in the United States."

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"The playwright behind November's sold-out and extended run of ABCD at Greenway Court Theater is presenting a brand new show this June! Join Lily Abha Cratsley for her one-woman show The Fairy Who Cried Gems and dive into the whimsical world of Desi-American girlhood."

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"But I also truly believe in the power of storytelling to change lives. I know we often throw that concept around in satire as being lofty and unserious, but I do think social movements need narrative work, and I want to do that work for oppressed communities."

"Support the small projects with big hearts. I promise you they will grow to be something more powerful than any of us could have imagined."

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"'A weird thing about being a creative in LA is you have to pick up every phone call from a random number,' Lily said. 'It's such a whirlwind every time because I feel like the times that I think it's gonna be a spam call, it's something legit.'"

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"For so much of my life [...] I never saw my experiences represented in the theater or major media., So, I suppose success for me is offering other people the kind of representation I would have wanted growing up."

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"ABCD digs right into the issues which both separate and inexorably draw these women together. The talented trio of actors often draw from their own experiences, as did author Cratsley, to present a thoughtful and compelling study of cultural conflict."

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"After a successful, sold-out, two week limited engagement, ABCD (American Born Confused Desi), a co-production with Greenway Arts Alliance's company in residence KriyaShakti Performing Arts will be extended for an additional three performances."

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"ABCD has plenty of down-to-earth, slice-of-life humor. Yet it also makes serious points about the difficulties of assimilation and the ever-present danger of racial hatred in American society."

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"Greenway Arts Alliance will kick off its 2023-2024 Season at the multi-award-winning theatre company Greenway Court Theatre with the first staging of ABCD (American Born Confused Desi), a co-production with Greenway Arts Alliance's company in residence KriyaShakti Performing Arts."

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"Lily Abha Cratsley played a convincing rabbit named Wakaima, flexibly moving on all fours and interacting with two actors that form an elephant in the first story, Wakaima and the Clay Man. She did a phenomenal job throughout. I appreciated her energy in each character she played."

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