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    Noor... Empress of the Mughals

    Presented by EnActe at Montgomery Theater

    May 31 - June 2, 2013

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    Noor... Empress of the Mughals

    "Noor" is the story of the struggle for power between Moghul Emperors, sons, neighboring Rajahs, and one woman who was bold enough to step into the world of men. It is the story of the machinations behind the purdah in the time of Mehrunissa Begum, the twentieth wife of Emperor Jahangir.

    Noor was a woman of formidable talents and a woman ahead of her times. This highly educated, erudite, Persian commoner and refugee was...

    "Noor" is the story of the struggle for power between Moghul Emperors, sons, neighboring Rajahs, and one woman who was bold enough to step into the world of men. It is the story of the machinations behind the purdah in the time of Mehrunissa Begum, the twentieth wife of Emperor Jahangir.

    Noor was a woman of formidable talents and a woman ahead of her times. This highly educated, erudite, Persian commoner and refugee was a poet, scholar, fashion designer, shrewd investor and businesswoman, statesman, and political strategist who rose to queendom, ruled the Moghul empire in Jahangir's name, and amassed untold wealth.

    History was not kind to her: she was overshadowed by her niece Mumtaz Mahal, a conventional though devoted wife, when Shah Jahan immortalised her memory in the Taj Mahal.


    Montgomery Theater

    271 S. Market Street
    San Jose, CA 95113

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    Admission Info:

    $25-$100


    General Day and Time Info:

    Fri: 8pm
    Sat: 3pm, 8pm
    Sun: 2pm, 6pm


    phone: 408-792-4111

    Parking:

    Nearby pay parking lots include a surface lot on the northeast corner of Market and San Carlos, a lot under the Convention Center (just across San Carlos, entrance on Almaden Boulevard), and a lot under Scott's Restaurant (entrance on Park, between Almaden and Market).



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